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12-3104.Sewer systems; powers of municipality. Every municipality shall have all the powers necessary or convenient to plan, alter, enlarge, extend, improve, construct, reconstruct, develop, redevelop, operate and maintain a sewer system of such municipality, including the following powers:

(a) To adopt by ordinance or resolution sewer service charges based on a per unit volume of water used and based on the strength and volume of sewage contributed;

(b) To use the proceeds of the sewer service charges to plan, alter, enlarge, extend, improve, construct, reconstruct, develop, redevelop, operate and maintain sewer systems;

(c) To issue revenue bonds and use the proceeds of said revenue bonds to plan, alter, enlarge, extend, improve, construct, reconstruct, develop and redevelop sewer systems;

(d) To use the proceeds of the sewer service charges to pay the principal and interest on revenue bonds for the planning, altering, enlarging, extending, improving, constructing, reconstructing, developing, redeveloping, operating and maintaining sewer systems;

(e) To contract with agencies of the federal government, public bodies of this state or other states, or with any private person or body for jointly planning, altering, enlarging, extending, improving, constructing, reconstructing, developing, redeveloping and maintaining sewer systems;

(f) To contract with agencies of the federal government, public bodies of this state or other states or with any private person or body for receiving and treating sewage from outside of the limits of the municipality;

(g) To plan, alter, enlarge, extend, improve, construct, reconstruct, develop, redevelop, operate and maintain a sewer or sewer system outside the boundaries of the municipality and to have the right of eminent domain outside of the limits of the municipality in order to acquire right of way for a sewer or sewer systems; and

(h) To borrow money and to apply for and accept advances, loans, grants, contributions or any other form of financial assistance from the federal government, the state, county or other public body for the purposes of this act.

A municipality may include in any contract for financial assistance with the federal government such conditions imposed pursuant to federal law as the municipality may deem reasonable and appropriate.

History: L. 1959, ch. 87, § 4; June 30.



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