(1) The mayor and city council of any city or the board of trustees of any village,
in addition to other sources of revenue available to the city or village, may by ordinance
set up a rental or use charge, to be collected from users of any system of sewerage,
and provide methods for collection thereof. The charges shall be charged to each property served by the sewerage system, shall
be a lien upon the property served, and may be collected either from the owner or
the person, firm, or corporation requesting the service.
(2) All money raised from the charges, referred to in subsection (1) of this section,
shall be used for maintenance or operation of the existing system, for payment of
principal and interest on bonds issued as is provided for in section 17-925, 18-502, 18-506, or 19-1305, or to create a reserve fund for the purpose of future maintenance or construction
of a new sewer system for the city or village. Any funds raised from this charge shall be placed in a separate fund and not be used
for any other purpose or diverted to any other fund.
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