Section 39-7-28Examinations of accounts and books of authority; copy of examination to be furnished to board of trustees; publication of statement and analysis of financial standing of authority; special audit and examination of books and accounts of authority.
The municipality or, in case of an unincorporated area in one county, the county governing body or, in an unincorporated area in two or more counties, the Governor of Alabama, are hereby authorized and empowered from time to time to examine the accounts and books of such authority, including its receipts, disbursements, contracts, leases, sinking funds, investments and any other matters relating to its financial standing. Such examination shall be made at least once in every year and a copy of such examination shall be furnished the board of trustees of such authority, together with a copy of any recommendations made that the examiner may deem advisable.
A condensed statement and analysis of the financial standing and condition of the said authority shall be published in a newspaper circulating in the territory of the authority.
Upon request of a trustee or trustees of any bondholders, the Governor of Alabama shall have a special audit and examination of the accounts and the books of such authority made at the expense of the authority.
(Acts 1935, No. 40, p. 72; Code 1940, T. 50, §43.)