14-108. City council; powers; utilities; contracts; terms; limitation.

The council shall have power by ordinance to contract with any competent party for the supplying and furnishing of electric light, electric heat or power, or other similar service for the use of the city on its streets and public places. The ordinance shall contain specifically the rates, terms and conditions upon which the same may and shall be supplied and furnished during the period named in the ordinance or contract. Any such contract exceeding the term of forty years shall be void.

Source:Laws 1921, c. 116, art. I, § 8, p. 408; C.S.1922, § 3495; C.S.1929, § 14-108; R.S.1943, § 14-108; Laws 1967, c. 41, § 1, p. 172.