Section 10.1  Special Assessments; General Powers. 
The Council shall have the power to make public improvements within the City. As to public improvements which are of such a nature as to benefit especially any property or properties within a district, the Council shall have the power to determine, by resolution, that the whole or any part of the expense of such public improvement shall be defrayed by special assessment upon such property, in proportion to the benefits derived or to be derived. The Council shall prescribe by ordinance the complete special assessment or reassessment procedure governing the initiation of projects, preparation of plans and cost estimates, notice of hearings on necessity and on confirmation of the assessment roll, and making and confirming of assessment rolls, corrections of errors,  the collection of special assessments, and any other matters concerning the making and financing of improvements by special assessment.