363. Construction of public utility service. The purchase, acquisition, leasing, and construction of such public utility service shall, in so far as is practicable, be effected by such municipal corporation in the same manner and by the same officers or boards as other authorized public improvements are effected for and by such corporation. The provisions of law in force in such municipal corporation applicable to the purchase, acquisition, leasing and construction of the public utility service provided for in this article shall apply when not inconsistent with the provisions of this article. The local law, ordinance or resolution provided for in section three hundred and sixty of this article may, however, provide a different method or authority or agency for the purchase, acquisition, leasing and construction of such service, not inconsistent with state law applicable thereto. Funds to be used for any of the purposes set forth in section three hundred and sixty of this article shall be paid out in the manner prescribed by law for the payment of the expenses of other public improvements authorized for and effected by the municipal corporation affected.
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