Section 11-50-521

Authority to incorporate.

Any number of natural persons, not less than three and each of whom shall meet the requirements provided in this chapter, may organize a corporation not for pecuniary profit by proceeding according to the provisions of this chapter. Such corporation shall be organized for the benefit of the municipalities located within the confines of the power district and for the purpose of promoting and encouraging the fullest possible use of electric energy within the power district by making such electric energy available to the public within the power district at the lowest cost consistent with sound economy and prudent management of the business of the corporation. Each such person shall be an elector and property owner in one of the municipalities located within the territory proposed to be included in the power district upon organization of the corporation, and no two shall be from the same municipality. All or parts of not less than three counties shall be included in the power district upon organization of the corporation, and such counties must be so located that each of said counties shall be connected with one or more of the others thereof and so that the area within the power district shall constitute one body.

(Acts 1943, No. 158, p. 142, §1.)