A municipal parking authority may be organized as a public corporation in any Class 2 municipality of the state. Three or more natural persons may file with the governing body of the municipality an application in writing for permission to incorporate a public corporation to function as a municipal parking authority. The applicants shall attach to the application a proposed form of certificate of incorporation for the corporation. If the governing body receiving the application adopts a resolution approving the form of the certificate of incorporation and authorizing the formation of a public corporation, the applicants shall become the incorporators. The resolution does not have to be published or posted. The applicants shall incorporate the authority as a public corporation as provided in this chapter.