Section 11-60-2

Legislative intent; construction of chapter generally.

(a) It is the intention of the Legislature by the passage of this chapter to promote the public health and general welfare by authorizing the incorporation in the several municipalities in this state of public corporations to acquire, enlarge, improve, expand, own, operate, lease, and dispose of properties to the end that such corporation may be able to promote public interest and participation in sports, athletics, and recreational activities and to provide or improve public parks in this state, including all buildings, facilities, and improvements incident thereto or useful in connection therewith. It is the further intent of the Legislature by the passage of this chapter to vest such public corporations with all powers that may be necessary to enable them to accomplish such purposes.

(b) This chapter shall be liberally construed in conformity with the said intention.

(Acts 1967, Ex. Sess., No. 218, p. 264, §1.)