Connecticut General Statutes 7-234 - Operation of system, when. Payment of expenses. Waiver of acquisition rights
Connecticut General Statutes > Title 7 > Chapter 102 > § 7-234 - Operation of system, when. Payment of expenses. Waiver of acquisition rights
Current as of: 2009
Any town, city or borough or district organized for municipal purposes may acquire, construct and operate a municipal water supply system where (1) there is no existing private waterworks system, (2) the owner or owners of a private waterworks system are willing to sell or transfer all or part of such system to the municipality, or (3) a public regional waterworks system within said town, city or borough or district is willing to sell or transfer all or part of the system to the municipality. The franchise jurisdiction of the municipal water supply system shall be enlarged, by special act, if applicable to include the system or portion thereof sold or transferred and the franchise jurisdiction of the acquired waterworks system shall be reduced, by special act, if applicable to exclude the system or portion thereof sold or transferred. Any such municipality may pay for the acquisition, construction, extension, enlargement and maintenance of any such system by the issuance of general obligation bonds as provided in chapter 109 or by the issuance of revenue bonds as hereinafter provided. Any municipality having the right to acquire all or any part of an existing private waterworks system pursuant to any municipal charter, special act or contract may relinquish such rights by action of its legislative body.
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