Hertel-Law-T. Stopczynski Port Authority Act (Excerpt) Act 639 Of 1978

Published: 2015

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Act 639 of 1978

120.102 Definitions.

Sec. 2.

As used in this act:

(a) “Authority” means a port authority created under this act and may also include the area within the jurisdiction of an authority.

(b) “Constituent unit” means a city or county requesting the incorporation of an authority.

(c) “Governing body of the city” means the city council or city commission of a city requesting incorporation of an authority created under this act.

(d) “Governing body of the county” means the county board of commissioners of a county participating in an authority created under this act.

(e) “Port facilities” means those facilities owned by the port authority such as: seawall jetties; piers; wharves; docks; boat landings; marinas; warehouses; storehouses; elevators; grain bins; cold storage plants; terminal icing plants; bunkers; oil tanks; ferries; canals; locks; bridges; tunnels; seaways; conveyors; modern appliances for the economical handling, storage, and transportation of freight and handling of passenger traffic; transfer and terminal facilities required for the efficient operation and development of ports and harbors; other harbor improvements; or improvements, enlargements, remodeling, or extensions of any of these buildings or structures.

(f) “Project” means the acquisition, purchase, construction, reconstruction, rehabilitation, remodeling, improvement, enlargement, repair, condemnation, maintenance, or operation of port facilities.

History: 1978, Act 639, Imd. Eff. Jan. 11, 1979
Compiler's Notes: See Compiler's note to MCL 120.130.

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