Section 11-32-8

Rates and charges.

(a) Rates, fees, and charges for public transportation service rendered by the authority from any of its transit systems shall be so fixed and from time to time revised as at all times to provide funds that, when added to all other revenues including tax proceeds anticipated to be received by the authority shall be at least sufficient to do all of the following:

(1) Pay the cost of operating, maintaining, repairing, replacing, extending, and improving the systems from which such services are rendered.

(2) Pay the principal of and the interest on all bonds issued and obligations assumed by the authority that are payable out of the revenues derived from operation of those systems, as the principal and interest become due and payable.

(3) Create and maintain reserves for the foregoing purposes or any of them as may be provided in any mortgage, deed of trust, or trust indenture executed by the authority or in any resolutions of the board authorizing the issuance of bonds, the assumption of any obligation, or the acquisition of any system.

(4) Make any annual payments to the United States of America or any agency or instrumentality the United States, the state, municipalities, counties, departments, authorities, agencies, and political subdivisions of the state and any public corporations organized under the laws of the state as the authority may have contracted to make.

(b) A change in rates, fees, and charges made after May 24, 2013, shall take effect only if approved by the principal municipality.

(Act 2013-380, p. 1389, §8.)