Section 45-28-140


Published: 2015

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Section 45-28-140

Section 45-28-140Purchase of gasoline or motor fuel; equipment repairs.

(a) This section shall apply only to Etowah County.



(b) It is the legislative intent of this section to declare that volunteer rescue squads, volunteer fire departments, certain retired senior citizen volunteer organizations, and certain other charitable foundations, agencies, and organizations are performing vital governmental functions or services in behalf of the public welfare of our citizens and for the public purpose. It is further declared that these volunteer organizations, agencies, and foundations perform these governmental functions or services for the public at a cost for less than it would cost the governing body to perform the same functions or services.



(c) The county governing body, in its sole discretion, upon resolution duly adopted, may allow any volunteer rescue squad operating within the county, to buy gasoline or other motor fuels from the county at its cost. Such purchases shall include any motor fuel or gasoline tax paid by the county.



(d) The volunteer rescue squads and any volunteer fire department operating within the county shall, upon the resolution duly adopted by the county governing body, be allowed to have repairs made on its equipment by the county at the county’s cost.



(e) The county governing body, in its sole discretion, upon resolution duly adopted, may allow any retired senior citizen volunteer organization, agency, or foundation to buy gasoline or other motor fuels from the county at its cost. Such purchases shall include any motor fuel or gasoline tax paid by the county.



(f) Such retired senior citizens volunteer organization, agency, or foundation shall, upon resolution duly adopted, be allowed to have repairs made on its equipment at the county’s cost.



(g) Certain other charitable foundations, agencies, and organizations, which meet the legislative intent in subsection (b), shall, upon motion duly adopted by the county governing body, be allowed to buy gasoline or other motor fuels from the county at its cost. Such purchases shall include motor fuel or gasoline tax paid by the county.



(h) Such charitable foundation, agency, and organization shall, upon resolution duly adopted by the county governing body, be allowed to have repairs made on its equipment by the county at the county’s cost.

(Act 81-712, p. 1198, §§1-8.)