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24-808.Contracts; bids; construction by owner of land. That as soon as such specifications and estimates have been filed with the clerk, the county board shall let the construction of such levee to the lowest responsible bidder, having first given two weeks' notice of the time and place that bids will be received, by publication in a newspaper published in said county. The levee to be constructed shall be divided into sections of not more than twenty rods each, and the construction of each section let as aforesaid: Provided, That the owner of any land over or on which such levee is to be constructed, or other person directly interested therein, may construct the same upon such land according to the specifications within a time to be fixed by the board, and shall upon completion thereof be released from liability of assessment or taxes for the construction of such levee, except his proportion of the expense and cost of view, survey, and the work of the person making the specifications and marking the work necessary to be done. The board may make arrangements with such owners, or other persons directly interested, to construct such portion of such levee without first advertising for bids.

History: L. 1893, ch. 104, § 8; April 12; R.S. 1923, 24-808.

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