REGIONAL CONVENTION FACILITY AUTHORITY ACT (EXCERPT)
Act 554 of 2008
141.1363 Chief executive officer; appointment; compensation; duties; responsibilities; service; powers; bond; certain conduct prohibited.Sec. 13.
(1) A board may appoint and fix the compensation of a chief executive officer for the authority. If the board appoints a chief executive officer, the board shall prescribe the duties and responsibilities of the chief executive officer in addition to any duties and responsibilities imposed upon the chief executive officer under this act. A chief executive officer of an authority shall serve at the pleasure of the board.
(2) A chief executive officer shall supervise, and be responsible for, the day-to-day operation of the authority, including the control, supervision, management, and oversight of convention facilities, the issuance of bonds and notes approved by the board, the negotiation and establishment of compensation and other terms and conditions of employment for any employees of the authority, the negotiation, supervision, and enforcement of contracts entered into by the authority and approved by the board, and the supervision of contractors of the authority in their performance of their duties. A board may delegate to the chief executive officer of an authority the power and responsibility to execute and deliver, and sign for, contracts, leases, obligations, and other instruments as have been approved by the board.
(3) A chief executive officer of an authority shall have all powers as are incident to the performance of his or her duties that are prescribed by this act or by the board. All actions of the chief executive officer of an authority shall be in conformance with the policies of the board and in compliance with applicable law.
(4) A board shall require the chief executive officer of an authority and any treasurer or chief financial officer of the authority to post a suitable bond of not less than $50,000.00 issued by a responsible bonding entity, with the cost of the premium of the bond paid by the authority.
(5) All actions of the chief executive officer of an authority shall be in conformance with policies adopted by the board and in compliance with applicable law.
(6) The board of an authority shall not authorize the chief executive officer of the authority to do any of the following:
(a) Appoint a successor to the chief executive officer.
(b) Approve of a contract or a contract amendment.
(c) Appoint or hire legal counsel for the board.
(d) Prescribe ethical standards for the board or authority employees.
History: 2008, Act 554, Eff. Jan. 20, 2009
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