(65 ILCS 5/11-117-10) (from Ch. 24, par. 11-117-10)
    Sec. 11-117-10. The expense of acquiring any public utility, or any part thereof, or the property necessary or appropriate for the operation of any public utility, either by purchase, condemnation, or construction, or such part of the expense as may be just and reasonable, may be assessed in any municipality upon and collected from the property and real estate specially benefited thereby, if any, in such manner as is or may be provided by Article 9 for the making of special assessments for local improvements in that municipality.
(Source: Laws 1961, p. 576.)