Section 11-50-8Execution of mortgages or deeds of trust as security for debts, etc., incurred in construction, acquisition, etc., of waterworks, electric lighting, or power plants, etc.
All cities and towns, in order to secure the prompt and faithful payment of the principal and interest of all debts, bonds, or other evidence of indebtedness heretofore or hereafter incurred or issued by such cities or towns for the construction, acquisition, extension, or maintenance of waterworks systems or plants, electric lighting plants or systems or power plants or systems, whether such plants or systems are owned and operated separately or in conjunction, may execute a mortgage or deed of trust upon any or all of any such plants or systems and all property used in connection therewith, including the franchise or any part thereof, whether such property is now owned or hereafter acquired by such city or town.
(Acts 1921, Ex. Sess., No. 8, p. 6; Code 1923, §2006; Acts 1933, Ex. Sess., No. 9, p. 6; Code 1940, T. 37, §367.)