Organization and Government of Cities

ORS 221.924
Authority to make public improvements

The council may, whenever it deems it expedient, improve the public grounds within any city referred to in ORS 221.906 (Election procedure generally), and establish and open additional streets and alleys therein. The power and authority to improve streets includes the power and authority to construct, improve, pave, repair, and keep in repair, sidewalks and pavements, and to determine and provide everything convenient and necessary concerning such improvements and repairs. [Amended by 1969 c.429 §5]

Atty. Gen. Opinions

City authority to construct speed bumps to control vehicle speed, (1975) Vol 37, p 653


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