§8-17-12. Assessments where property owned or controlled by
public, charitable, eleemosynary, educational or
religious institutions; duty of those in charge to
cause assessments to be paid.
When any of the lots or parcels of land abutting the portion
of the street, alley, public way or easement, or sewer right-of-way
or easement, improved consist of property owned or controlled by
this state, any municipality, county, board of education or other
public body, or consist of property owned by or used for, a church,
or a religious, charitable, educational or eleemosynary
institution, for purposes not subject to taxation, the owners of
such property, as of the date of service of, or the date of the
first publication of, a notice under the provisions of section
eight of this article, shall nevertheless be assessed with their
proper proportion of the total cost of said improvement, and it
shall be the duty of the owners or those persons having charge of
the fiscal affairs of such owners or the management of any such
property or institution to make proper arrangements for the payment
of such assessments and to cause the same to be paid.
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2014 1st Special Session
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