COMMUNITY COLLEGE ACT OF 1966 (EXCERPT)
Act 331 of 1966
389.121 Board of trustees; general powers.
The board of trustees of the community college district has the power to make plans for, to promote, or to acquire, construct, own, develop, maintain, and operate a community college and an area vocational-technical education program. The board of trustees may do all of the following:
(a) Locate, acquire, purchase, or lease in the name of the community college district a site or sites within or without the territory of the community college district for college buildings, libraries, agricultural farms, athletic fields, playgrounds, stadiums, gymnasiums, auditoriums, parking areas, residence halls, and supporting facilities as may be necessary; purchase, lease, acquire, erect or build and equip buildings, structures, and other improvements for college or area vocational-technical education buildings, libraries, agricultural farms, athletic fields, playgrounds, stadiums, gymnasiums, auditoriums, parking areas, residence halls, and supporting facilities as may be necessary; enter into installment purchase contracts for real or personal property; pay for real or personal property out of the funds of the community college district provided for that purpose; sell or exchange any real or personal property of the community college district that is no longer required for school purposes, and give proper deeds, bills of sale, or other instruments passing title to the real or personal property.
(b) Establish and carry on schools and departments or courses of study and other educational programs as may be consistent with the purposes of this act, and take over and succeed to the operation of a community college or vocational-technical department or departments previously operated by school districts within the community college district.
(c) Establish, equip, and maintain agricultural, trade, and other vocational-technical departments and have general control over them for community college or area vocational-technical program purposes.
(d) Establish education programs and grant a baccalaureate degree in cement technology, maritime technology, energy production technology, or culinary arts.
History: 1966, Act 331, Eff. Oct. 1, 1966
Am. 1997, Act 135, Imd. Eff. Nov. 17, 1997
Am. 2012, Act 495, Imd. Eff. Dec. 28, 2012
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