MCL - Section 125.4407

Act 57 of 2018

125.4407 Powers of board generally.

Sec. 407.

    The board may:
    (a) Study and analyze unemployment, underemployment, and joblessness and the impact of growth upon the authority district or districts.
    (b) Plan and propose the construction, renovation, repair, remodeling, rehabilitation, restoration, preservation, or reconstruction of a public facility.
    (c) Develop long-range plans, in cooperation with the agency which is chiefly responsible for planning in the municipality, to promote the growth of the authority district or districts, and take the steps that are necessary to implement the plans to the fullest extent possible to create jobs, and promote economic growth.
    (d) Implement any plan of development necessary to achieve the purposes of this part in accordance with the powers of the authority as granted by this part.
    (e) Make and enter into contracts necessary or incidental to the exercise of the board's powers and the performance of its duties.
    (f) Acquire by purchase or otherwise on terms and conditions and in a manner the authority considers proper, own or lease as lessor or lessee, convey, demolish, relocate, rehabilitate, or otherwise dispose of real or personal property, or rights or interests in that property, which the authority determines is reasonably necessary to achieve the purposes of this part, and to grant or acquire licenses, easements, and options with respect to the property.
    (g) Improve land, prepare sites for buildings, including the demolition of existing structures, and construct, reconstruct, rehabilitate, restore and preserve, equip, improve, maintain, repair, or operate a building, and any necessary or desirable appurtenances to a building, as provided in section 412(2) for the use, in whole or in part, of a public or private person or corporation, or a combination thereof.
    (h) Fix, charge, and collect fees, rents, and charges for the use of a building or property or a part of a building or property under the board's 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.
    (i) Lease a building or property or part of a building or property under the board's control.
    (j) Accept grants and donations of property, labor, or other things of value from a public or private source.
    (k) Acquire and construct public facilities.
    (l) Incur costs in connection with the performance of the board's authorized functions including, but not limited to, administrative costs, and architects, engineers, legal, and accounting fees.
    (m) Plan, propose, and implement an improvement to a public facility on eligible property to comply with the barrier free design requirements of the state construction code promulgated under the Stille-DeRossett-Hale single state constitution code act, 1972 PA 230, MCL 125.1501 to 125.1531.

History: 2018, Act 57, Eff. Jan. 1, 2019