Section 11-18-3

Board of trustees; trust fund; contributions by county, state, etc.

The county commission is authorized, with the approval of the Governor, to appoint a board of three trustees for the acquisition and maintenance of said lands and property. Said trustees shall be graduates of some high school or some reputable college, shall be men or women of public spirit, of means, and shall serve without compensation. Their terms and successors shall be fixed and determined by the county commission with the approval of the Governor.

A trust fund may be created by public donations or otherwise for the acquisition and maintenance of such property and lands and it shall be lawful for the county, state, and national government to contribute to the acquisition and maintenance of said lands and property. The county commission is authorized under this section to make such contracts as may be deemed necessary.

(Acts 1939, No. 382, p. 506; Code 1940, T. 12, §226.)