Section 11-50-260

Authorization generally.

Any waterworks board now existing, in the process of organization or incorporation or hereafter created or incorporated, under the provisions of Division 1 of this article shall, in addition to the powers, functions, and duties, rights and privileges now granted to or conferred upon such boards by law, have the same powers, functions, duties, rights, and privileges with respect to the acquisition and operation and maintenance of a plant and system for the manufacture and distribution of gas or a system for the purchase and distribution of manufactured or natural gas, the borrowing of money therefor and the issuance of revenue bonds to finance the cost of constructing, extending, improving, or completing such gas plants and systems as such waterworks boards now have or may hereafter have with respect to waterworks plants and systems. Such board shall have such powers, functions, duties, rights, and privileges with respect to gas plants and systems whether it owns or operates a waterworks plant or system or not.

(Acts 1947, No. 154, p. 48, §1.)