The Council hereby is authorized: to order from time to time
all or part of the streets of the City to be improved; to determine the
character, kind and extent of each improvement; to levy and collect an
assessment upon all lots and parcels of land specially benefitted by the
improvement to defray the whole or any portion of the cost; and to determine
what lands are specially benefitted by the improvement and the amount to which
each parcel or tract of land is benefitted. The procedural steps for an
improvement shall be prescribed by ordinance. [New sec. Nov. 8, 1966; am. Nov.