THE TAX INCREMENT FINANCE AUTHORITY ACT (EXCERPT)
Act 450 of 1980
125.1807 Board; powers generally.
The board may:
(a) Prepare an analysis of economic changes taking place in the municipality and its environs as those changes relate to urban deterioration in the development areas.
(b) Study and analyze the impact of growth upon development areas.
(c) Plan and propose the construction, renovation, repair, remodeling, rehabilitation, restoration, preservation, or reconstruction of a public facility, an existing building, or a multiple family dwelling unit which may be necessary or appropriate to the execution of a plan which, in the opinion of the board, aids in the revitalization and growth of the development area.
(d) Plan, propose, and implement an improvement to a public facility within the development area to comply with the barrier free design requirements of the state construction code promulgated under the state construction code act of 1972, Act No. 230 of the Public Acts of 1972, being sections 125.1501 to 125.1531 of the Michigan Compiled Laws.
(e) Develop long-range plans, in cooperation with the agency which is chiefly responsible for planning in the municipality, designed to halt the decline of property values and to promote the growth of the development area, and take such steps as may be necessary to implement the plans to the fullest extent possible.
(f) Implement any plan of development in a development area necessary to achieve the purposes of this act, in accordance with the powers of the authority as granted by this act.
(g) Make and enter into contracts necessary or incidental to the exercise of its powers and the performance of its duties.
(h) Acquire by purchase or otherwise, on terms and conditions and in a manner the authority considers proper, own, convey, demolish, relocate, rehabilitate, or otherwise dispose of, or lease as lessor or lessee, land and other property, real or personal, or rights or interests therein, which the authority determines is reasonably necessary to achieve the purposes of this act, and to grant or acquire licenses, easements, and options with respect thereto.
(i) Improve land, prepare sites for buildings, including the demolition of existing structures and construct, reconstruct, rehabilitate, restore, and preserve, equip, improve, maintain, repair, and operate any building, including any type of housing, and any necessary or desirable appurtenances thereto, within the development area for the use, in whole or in part, of any public or private person or corporation, or a combination thereof.
(j) Fix, charge, and collect fees, rents, and charges for the use of any building or property or any part of a building or property under its control, or a facility in the building or on the property, and pledge the fees, rents, and charges for the payment of revenue bonds issued by the authority.
(k) Lease any building or property or part of a building or property under its control.
(l) Accept grants and donations of property, labor, or other things of value from a public or private source.
(m) Acquire and construct public facilities.
(n) Incur costs in connection with the performance of its authorized functions, including but not limited to, administrative costs, and architects, engineers, legal, and accounting fees.
History: 1980, Act 450, Imd. Eff. Jan. 15, 1981
Am. 1985, Act 193, Imd. Eff. Dec. 20, 1985
Popular Name: TIFA
Admin Rule: R 408.30101 et seq. of the Michigan Administrative Code.
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