Nebraska Laws Pertaining to
Libraries & Library Operations
|Chapter 14. Cities of the Metropolitan Class|
Statutory fund; annual appropriation; limitation.
The city council shall annually or biennially
and within the first week of January, if possible, appropriate
money and credits of the city in such amounts as may be deemed
necessary and proper and set the same aside to the following
designated funds to be known as statutory funds: (1) For the fire
department of the city, (2) for the police department of the
city, (3) for the health department of the city, (4) for the
public library, (5) for the purposes of the welfare board, and
(6) for the purpose of paying judgments and costs. The amounts
so appropriated and set aside to such funds respectively shall be
the maximum amounts that may be appropriated to or expended from
such funds within the fiscal year or biennial period for the
purposes for which such funds respectively are created.
Laws 1921, c. 116, art. IV, § 1, p. 468; C.S.1922, § 3624;
C.S.1929, § 14-501; R.S.1943, § 14-501; Laws 2000, LB 1116, § 10.
Operative date January 1, 2001.
Bonds; maximum amount authorized annually; exceptions.
Bonds in excess of two hundred and fifty
thousand dollars may not be issued in any one year, except for
renewal or refunding to fund floating indebtedness or district
improvement bonds, to finance grading, to finance public
improvements, sewers and intersections, to erect police stations
and workhouses, to acquire existing utility property, to
construct, remodel or complete a municipal auditorium, to pay for
property purchased or acquired in condemnation proceedings, for a
public library, subways and conduits, and useful and needed
public buildings, to pay for the construction and maintenance of
gas works, waterworks, electric light plants or power plants, or
any other public utility authorized by this act, or land
Laws 1921, c. 116, art. IV, § 21, p. 478; C.S.1922, § 3647;
C.S.1929, § 14-524.