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  91.770.  Municipalities — power to acquire lands and other property, limitation. — Any municipality as herein defined shall have power to purchase, lease or condemn lands or other property, or interests therein, in the name of the state, necessary and proper to enable it to carry out the purposes of sections 91.620 to 91.770.  If condemnation becomes necessary, the municipalities shall have power to proceed to condemn such lands or other property, or interests therein, in the name of the state, in accordance with the provisions of law relating to condemnation proceedings by railroad corporations insofar as same are applicable; provided, however, that any municipality shall have power to require any publicly or privately owned water system or sewer system service which is now or may hereafter be authorized or ordered by the public service commission only by contract with the owner thereof and with the approval of the public service commission, and the provisions of sections 91.620 to 91.770 shall not be construed to authorize any such municipality to acquire, by condemnation proceedings, any such water system or sewer system service, or any other public utility service, now or hereafter authorized or ordered by the public service commission.


(L. 1941 p. 493 § 14a)

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