Whenever the City Commission shall determine that it is wise and expedient to make any of the local improvements herein specified, the cost of which, or any part thereof, is to be assessed against property benefited, it shall adopt a resolution declaring a necessity for the proposed improvement, describing the nature and extent of the work, the general character of materials to be used, a general description of the improvements, the estimated cost of the improvements, and the location or area in which the improvements are to made. The resolution shall fix a date when the City Commission shall meet, which shall not be less than 12 days after the date of the first publication of the notice herein provided, for the purpose of hearing any objections or remonstrances that may be made to the improvements. Notice of the hearing upon the resolution shall be published once a week for two consecutive weeks in a newspaper of general circulation in the city (the first publication to be not less than 12 days prior to the date fixed for hearing), which notice shall embrace substantially all the matters required to be set forth in the resolution of necessity.
(Special Acts, Ch. 57-1754, § 185) ('58 Code, § 45.132)