§8-17-9. Accomplishment of the improvement; use of municipal
employees and equipment; contracts; account of costs.
When the proper municipal authorities shall have been ordered
by the governing body to proceed under the provisions of either
section seven or section eight of this article, they shall do so
without delay. The improvement shall be accomplished, as far as
possible without interfering with normal municipal services, with
the municipality's regular employees and equipment; but contracts
may be made with reputable persons for the improvement. Said
authorities shall keep an account of all items of cost connected
therewith that affect the total cost of the improvement. Upon
completion of the improvement, said proper municipal authorities
shall deliver the account of costs to the engineer.