Section 11-50-77

Hearing upon objections as to proposed purchase; amendment, modification, rescission, etc., of ordinance or resolution and contract by council.

At the meeting to be held as provided for as specified in Section 11-50-75 or at a place and time to which the same may be adjourned, all persons whose property may be affected by said sewers or sewer system or by the proposed purchase of the same may appear in person or by attorney or by petition and object or protest against the purchase of the same, and the council shall consider each objection and protest, if any, and may confirm, amend, modify, or rescind the original ordinance or resolution and the contract of purchase made with the owner or owners of the sewers or sewer system proposed to be purchased, but if objections to the proposed purchase are made by a majority in area of the property owners against whose property the cost and expense of the proposed purchase is to be assessed, the purchase shall not take place, unless ordered by a two-thirds vote of the council. Any amendment or modification of the contract of purchase shall not be binding upon the owner or owners of the sewers or sewer system until they assent thereto in writing.

(Acts 1923, No. 165, p. 134; Code 1923, §2090; Code 1940, T. 37, §615.)