Section 11-50-320

Acquisition, operation, etc., of systems located in another municipality; execution of contract for conveyance of system in other municipality thereto upon payment in full of indebtedness of corporation as to such systems.

(a) Each corporation organized under this article or the articles of incorporation of which are amended under this article, in addition to all other powers conferred on it by this article and by law, is hereby further authorized and empowered to acquire, by purchase from the owner or owners thereof, or to construct, or to acquire and construct all or any part of a system or systems, and any rights incidental thereto, located within the limits of any incorporated municipality in this state other than the municipality within which such corporation was organized to operate, and thereafter to manage, operate, extend, enlarge, lease, mortgage, convey, and otherwise control the same as a part of its system or systems in the municipality within which such corporation was organized to operate, in all respects as if the properties so purchased were located in the municipality within which such corporation was organized to operate.

(b) Any such corporation may and is hereby further authorized and empowered to enter into a contract with such other municipality providing that when such corporation shall have paid all indebtedness incurred by it for the system or systems acquired by it and located in such other municipality (other than for operating expenses), then it shall thereupon convey to such other municipality the entire system or systems and all rights incidental thereto which may be owned by it and which may be located within the limits of such other municipality and also any property located outside of such other municipality which may be owned by it and which may be necessary for the operation therein of such system, all as may be provided in such contract. If any such contract shall be so made, then upon payment in full by such corporation of all such indebtedness, such corporation shall thereupon convey to such other municipality the properties and rights so agreed to be conveyed under the provisions of such contract.

(Acts 1951, No. 175, p. 416, §7.)