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A. Water Utility. It is lawful for the Village to own and operate a water utility consisting of such plant, equipment, pipes and property, and any appurtenances, used or intended to be used to pump, purify, store, transmit, distribute and to sell water from Lake Michigan to all water users located within the corporate limits of the Village and to such water users outside of the corporate limits as the Council of the Village determines, in the exercise of its discretion, may reasonably be supplied with water without interfering with or impairing water service to users within the Village.
B. Operation of Water Utility. The Municipal Water Utility shall be operated by the Water and Electric Department established in Chapter 2.68 of this code.
C. Use of Municipal Water Utility Required. All water service to any location within the corporate limits of the Village shall be provided by the Municipal Water Utility.
D. Terms and Conditions of Service. All water service shall be provided in accordance with the provisions of this chapter and the rules and regulations promulgated pursuant to this chapter. In addition, all water service to other municipalities and to any individual users outside of the corporate limits of the Village may be provided only pursuant to written agreements, the terms of which have been authorized and approved by the Village Council. Agreements for water service outside of the corporate limits of the Village may include such terms and conditions in addition to the provisions of this chapter and the rules and regulations of the Water and Electric Department as the Village Council, in the reasonable exercise of its discretion, may determine to be in the best interests of the Village, its Municipal Water Utility, and the water utility customers located within the corporate limits.
(Ord. MC-228-99 § 5 (part), 1999: prior code § 8.01)