RECREATIONAL AUTHORITIES ACT (EXCERPT)
Act 321 of 2000
123.1139 Powers of authority.
An authority may do 1 or more of 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 territory of the authority. 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 the authority.
(c) Hire full-time or part-time employees and retain professional services.
(d) Provide for the maintenance of all of the real and personal property of the authority.
(e) Assess and collect fees for services provided by and expenses incurred by the authority.
(f) Receive revenue as appropriated by the legislature of this state or a participating municipality.
(g) Enter into contracts incidental to or necessary for the accomplishment of the purposes of the authority.
History: 2000, Act 321, Eff. Dec. 1, 2000
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