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  91.120.  May acquire water system — procedure. — 1.  The city shall have the right to acquire by purchase any waterworks system in operation in such city at its fair and equitable value, to be agreed upon by the city and the person, firm or corporation owning the waterworks system, and whenever a proposition is made in writing to the city by the person, firm or corporation owning such plant to sell to the city under sections 91.090 to 91.300 its waterworks system at a price that the city council deems fair and equitable, the council or other proper authorities shall, by ordinance, submit the question to the voters of the city.

  2.  The question shall be submitted in substantially the following form:

Shall the city acquire the waterworks system and property and issue bonds therefor, which shall be a first lien on the waterworks system and property, but not a general or personal obligation of the city?

  3.  And if a majority of the voters of the city voting on the question shall vote "Yes", then such city shall acquire said property at the price and on the terms named in the question.


(RSMo 1939 § 7809, A. 1949 H.B. 2039, A.L. 1975 H.B. 947, A.L. 1978 H.B. 971)

Prior revisions: 1929 § 7664; 1919 § 9102; 1909 § 9927

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