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Sec. 16.1. General powers respecting utilities.

The city shall possess and hereby reserves to itself all the powers granted to cities by the constitution and general laws of the State of Michigan to acquire, construct, own, operate, improve, enlarge, extend, repair, and maintain, either within or without its corporate limits, public utilities, including but not by the way of limitation, public utilities for supplying water, light, heat, power, gas, and sewage treatment, and garbage disposal facilities, or any of them, to the municipality and the inhabitants thereof; and also to sell and deliver water, light, heat, power, gas, and other public utilities and services without its corporate limits to an amount not to exceed the limitations set by state law and constitution.

Constitution reference--Utilities generally, Art. VII, § 24.

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