Section 11-50-261

Additional powers of boards as to gas plants and systems.

Without limiting the powers provided for in Section 11-50-260, such waterworks board shall have the power to acquire by purchase, construction, condemnation, or any combination thereof a plant and system for the manufacture and distribution of gas and/or a system for the purchase and distribution of manufactured or natural gas and shall also have the power to receive, acquire, take, and hold, whether by purchase, sale, gift, lease, devise, or otherwise, all such real, personal, and mixed property of any nature whatsoever as it may deem necessary or convenient for the purchase, construction, operation, maintenance, enlargement, extension, and improvement of a gas plant and system for the manufacture of gas and the distribution thereof or the purchase and distribution of manufactured or natural gas, whether or not the same shall be in existence and whether or not the same shall be publicly or privately owned, and to operate, maintain, enlarge, extend and improve the same and to do all acts necessary to that end.

(Acts 1947, No. 154, p. 48, §2.)