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shaped blocks, and finished with slight indentations to form foot hold. [G. O. No. 375, Sec. 3.
SEC. 10. Hexagonal, octagonal or other shaped blocks.-Artificial stone not less than four inches thick of hexagonal, octagonal or other like shaped blocks, and previously made in moulds, in the manner and composed of the materials, in the proportions named in section nine of this article, may be laid upon a bed of cinders as therein set forth. And sound lime stone, sand stone or granite, which may have been sawn or cut into hexagonal, octagonal or other like shapes, not less than four inches thick and sawn or dressed on top may be laid upon a bed of clean, coarse, sharp sand not less than six inches in thickness. [G. O. No. 375, Sec. 4.
SEC. 11. Flags or artificial stone-how laid.The flags or artificial stone shall fit neatly and closely together and to the curbing and be brought to a true line at the building or property lines. The flags or artificial stone shall be laid in the same plane and with a uniform rise from the curb line to the building line of not more than one half inch to the foot nor less than one-quarter inch to the foot. [G. O. No. 375, Sec. 5.
SEC. 12. Penalty. Any person who shall lay or relay any sidewalk or part of a sidewalk (except such laying or relaying constitute repairs to a sidewalk already laid) within the above described district and in violation of the foregoing provisions and specifications, shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor, and upon conviction thereof shall be fined not to exceed one hundred dollars, and each day such sidewalk laid or relaid in violation of this ordinance, shall remain so laid or relaid shall be deemed to constitute a separate offense. [G. 0. No. 375, Sec. 6.
SEC. 13. Construction of plank sidewalks prohibited. The laying down or construction of plank or board sidewalks within the corporate limits of this city by any person, party or parties, or the causing of the same to be laid or
constructed, be and the same is hereby expressly prohibited, forbidden and declared unlawful. It shall be further unlawful for any person, party or parties, to lay boards or plank, for the purpose of accommodating foot travel, along or upon any space reserved for sidewalk purposes in this city. Provided, that nothing herein shall be held as prohibiting the construction of plank crosswalks across the roadway of any street, alley or other public highway, by the city of St. Joseph; but such plank crosswalks shall be constructed only of sound white oak plank. Provided, further, that nothing herein contained shall be deemed as prohibiting the construction of plank driveways across sidewalks; such driveways shall be constructed in a substantial manner of sound white oak plank, not less than two inches thick and laid flush with the sidewalk. [G. O. No. 501, Sec. 1.
SEC. 14. Same; penalty.-Any person, party or parties violating any of the provisions of the preceding section, shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor and, upon conviction thereof, shall be fined in a sum not exceeding one hundred dollars. [G. O. No. 501, Sec. 2.
SEC. 15. Engineer shall remove sidewalks laid in violation hereof.-When any violation of this ordinance shall have been reported to him, it shall be the duty of the city engineer to cause to be removed at once from any street, alley, avenue or other public highway, any boards, plank, or any sidewalk or parts of sidewalk constructed of boards or plank, which shall be laid or placed after the date of approval of this ordinance by the mayor, and in violation thereof. [G. O. No. 501, Sec. 3.
SEC. 16. Plank sidewalks relaid with brick, when.-Provided, that whenever one-half of any block on which plank sidewalks have been laid shall need repairing, the entire block shall be relaid with brick in the same manner as a first-class sidewalk, but to be only four feet in width. [G. O. No. 501, Sec. 5.
SECTION 1. Term "repairs" defined and explained. The term "repairs" as herein used shall be understood to embrace whatever is necessary for the preservation of said sidewalk reservation or the pavement, planking or other surfaces thereof, or of said park reservation and making them conform to the width prescribed by ordinance, or the curbing along side thereof, in manner and material as required by the ordinance, in each case, for original construction, and also whatever is necessary to the preservation in a safe condition of all cellar-ways, cellar doors, coal holes, gratings, areas or other like places suffered to be made in said sidewalks. [G. 0. No. 356, Sec. 6, A.
SEC. 2. Engineer to keep sidewalk in repair.The city engineer is hereby charged with the duty of keeping all sidewalk reservations, or the paving, planking or other surfaces thereon, and the curbing along side thereof, and all park reservations, and the curbing along side thereof, in good repair. [G. O. No. 356, Sec. 6.
SEC. 3. Owner may be notified in isolated cases. -Where any sidewalk reservation, or the pavement, planking or other surfaces thereon or the curbing along side thereof, or any park reservation or curbing along side thereof, shall in isolated places become, in the judgment of the city engineer,
out of repair, said engineer shall notify the owner of the abutting property, or such person having the same under their control and charge, that such sidewalk reservation or pavement, planking or other surface, curbing or such park reservation or curbing as the case may be, is out of repair; such notice shall be in writing and shall further instruct said owner or person to have said repairs made good within five days from the service of such notice. But nothing herein contained shall be construed as requiring any notice to owner or agent before such repairs shall be made under any contract with the city authorizing the same to be done. [G. O. No. 356, Sec. 7.
SEC. 4. Owner or agent guilty of misdemeanor, when. Any person owning property in this city, or having the same under their charge or control, who shall permit any sidewalk reservation or the pavement, planking or other surface of the same or curbing along side thereof, or any park reservation or curbing along side thereof, which shall abut upon the property owned by him or under his control and charge, to remain in an unrepaired condition for five days after receiving written notice from the city engineer to repair the same, shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor and upon conviction thereof, fined in a sum not to exceed one hundred dollars; and each twenty-four hours that said sidewalk reservation, pavement, planking or other surface thereof, curbing or park reservation, shall remain out of repair shall constitute a separate offense. [G. O. No. 356, Sec. 8.
SEC. 5. Engineer to advertise for bids and award contracts. -Whenever the common council shall by ordinance direct the repair of any sidewalk reservation, pavement, planking or other surface thereof, any park reservation or the curbing along side thereof, the city engineer shall forthwith advertise for proposals for doing said work, award the contract, submit the same to the common council for confirmation and upon said confirmation, cause said repairs to be made by the contractor, all in the same manner as provided in the gen
eral ordinances for other public improvements; and upon the completion and acceptance of said work, the engineer shall apportion and assess the cost of such work, including both labor and material, against the property liable therefor accord ing to law, and shall issue special tax bills therefor in favor of the contractor, and said tax bills when so made out shall be delivered to said contractor, taking his receipt therefor, which tax bills shall be a lien upon the property therein described, as provided by section 1407 Revised Statutes of the state of Missouri. [G. O. No. 356, Sec. 9.
SEC. 6. Term “repairs" as hereinafter used, defined and explained. The term "repairs" as hereinafter used shall be understood to embrace whatever is necessary for the preservation of the paving or planking of any sidewalk or making them conform to the width prescribed by ordinance or for the preservation of the curbing and guttering, in manner and material as required by ordinance in each case for original construction, and also whatever is necessary to the preservation and safe condition of all cellar-ways, cellar doors, coal holes, gratings, area or other like places suffered to be made in said sidewalk. [G. O. No. 389, Sec. 1.
SEC. 7. Repairs to be made by day's work.— Whenever repairs are deemed necessary by the city engineer to the paving or planking of any sidewalk, or curbing or guttering alongside thereof, he shall procure the material therefor and make or cause the same to be made by day's work, keeping an account of the material used and time employed in making the repairs in front of each lot or parcel of land liable for the cost thereof. [G. O. No. 389, Sec. 2.
SEC. 8. Engineer may advertise for proposals for general repairs. If deemed by said engineer, in his discretion, for the best interest of the city so to do, he shall advertise for sealed proposals for doing the work of repairs in general to the paving and planking of any sidewalk or curbing or guttering at such places within the city and at such