Whenever the city of Harrisburg by proper municipal action shall widen or alter any
of the public streets of said city abutting on Capitol Park or Capitol Park Extension,
by providing that the driveways of such portion of said streets or any of them as
abut on said Capitol Park or Capitol Park Extension shall be widened so as to include
the present sidewalks along said park or extension, the Board of Public Grounds and
Buildings 1 is hereby authorized to dedicate for sidewalk purposes, for the use of pedestrians,
so much of the land within the limits of said Capitol Park or Capitol Park Extension
abutting on said streets as the said board may determine to be necessary or advisable,
and to construct and maintain thereon, according to such plans and of such material
as the said board may determine, sidewalks and paths for the use of pedestrians along
said streets, or at such distances therefrom as may be set forth in said plans; the
cost thereof to be paid out of any funds appropriated, or to be appropriated, for
the care and maintenance of the said Capitol Park or Capitol Park Extension.
Board of Commissioners of Public Grounds and Buildings abolished. See 71 P.S. § 2.
Powers and duties transferred to Department of Property and Supplies by § 71 P.S.
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