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Community Swimming Pool Authority (Excerpt) Act 425 Of 1994

Published: 2015

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Act 425 of 1994

123.1069 Authority; general powers.

Sec. 9.

(1) An authority has all the powers necessary to own or operate a community swimming pool, including, but not limited to, the following:

(a) Acquire and hold, by purchase, lease with or without option to purchase, grant, gift, devise, land contract, installment purchase contract, bequest, or other legal means, real and personal property inside or outside the boundaries of the district. The property may include franchises, easements, or rights of way on, under, or above any property. The authority may pay for the property from, or pledge for the payment of the property, revenue of the authority.

(b) Apply for and accept grants or contributions from individuals, the federal government or any of its agencies, this state, a municipality, or other public or private agencies to be used for any of the purposes of this act.

(c) Retain full-time or part-time employees.

(d) Provide for the maintenance of all of the real and personal property of the authority.

(e) Assess and collect fees for its services and expenses.

(f) Levy the tax described in section 13 and distribute the proceeds of the tax.

(g) Enter into contracts incidental to or necessary for the operation of a community swimming pool.

(h) Subject to the limitations in section 11, borrow money and issue notes under the revised municipal finance act, 2001 PA 34, MCL 141.2101 to 141.2821, in anticipation of collection of the tax authorized in section 13.

(i) Subject to the limitations in section 11, issue negotiable revenue bonds under the revenue bond act of 1933, 1933 PA 94, MCL 141.101 to 141.140. Revenue bonds issued by the authority are not a debt of the district or this state. A participating municipality may by majority vote pledge its full faith and credit to support the authority's revenue bonds.

(j) Subject to the limitations in section 11, issue general obligation unlimited tax bonds and authorize and levy taxes necessary to pay the principal of and interest on the bonds.

(k) Subject to the limitations in section 11, issue general obligation limited tax bonds by resolution of the board, without submitting the question to the electors of the participating municipalities. The board shall not authorize or levy a tax to pay the principal of or interest on the general obligation limited tax bonds that exceeds the tax levy authorized by a vote of the qualified electors of the district as provided in section 13.

(2) Money for an authority shall be paid to the board and deposited in a fund known as the community swimming pool fund. The board shall exclusively control the expenditure of money deposited in the community swimming pool fund.

History: 1994, Act 425, Imd. Eff. Jan. 6, 1995


Am. 2002, Act 232, Imd. Eff. Apr. 29, 2002

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