SECOND REGULAR SESSION
HOUSE BILL NO. 1626
88TH GENERAL ASSEMBLY
INTRODUCED BY REPRESENTATIVE LUMPE.
Read 1st time March 18, 1996 and 1000 copies ordered printed.
DOUGLAS W. BURNETT, Chief Clerk
To repeal section 77.140, RSMo 1994, relating to the powers of
certain city councils, and to enact in lieu thereof one new section
relating to the same subject.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the state of Missouri,
Section A. Section 77.140, RSMo 1994, is repealed and one new
section enacted in lieu thereof, to be known as section 77.140,
to read as follows:
77.140. The council may establish, alter and change the channel
of watercourses, and wall them and cover them over, and prevent
obstructions thereon, and may establish, make and regulate public
wells, cisterns and reservoirs of water, and provide for filling
the same. The council may purchase grounds and erect and establish
market houses and marketplaces, and regulate and govern the same;
and also contract with any person or persons, association or corporation
for the erection, maintenance and regulation of market houses
and marketplaces, on such terms and conditions and in such manner
as the council may prescribe. The council may also provide for
the erection, purchase or renting of a city hall, workhouses,
houses of correction, prisons, engine houses and any and all other
necessary buildings for the city; and may sell, lease, abolish
or otherwise dispose of the same, and may enclose, improve, regulate,
purchase or sell all public parks or other public grounds belonging
to the city, and may purchase and hold grounds for public parks
within the city, or within three miles thereof. The city council
may issue and negotiate interest bearing revenue bonds on any
of the facilities provided for in this section.