Section 11-81-143

Covenants in bond authorization resolutions; enforcement of provisions of division and bond resolutions.

(a) Any resolution or resolutions authorizing the issuance of revenue anticipation bonds under this division may contain covenants as to the purpose or purposes to which the proceeds of sale of said bonds may be applied and to the use and disposition thereof, the use and disposition of the revenue of the undertaking in anticipation of which said bonds are to be issued, including the creation and maintenance of reserves, the issuance of other or additional bonds payable from the revenue of said undertaking to pay from the general funds of the municipality or county to the account or accounts of the undertaking the reasonable value for furnishing the municipality or county or any of its departments with the services, facilities and commodities of said undertaking, the operation and maintenance of such undertaking, the insurance to be carried thereon and the use and disposition of insurance moneys, books of account and the inspection and audit thereof and the terms and conditions upon which the holders of the revenue anticipation bonds authorized to be issued under this division by said resolution or resolutions or any proportion of them or any trustee therefor shall be entitled to the appointment of a receiver, which receiver may enter and take possession of such undertaking, operate and maintain the same, prescribe rates, fees, tolls or charges and collect, receive and apply all revenue thereafter arising therefrom in the same manner as the municipality or county itself might do.

(b) The provisions of this division and of any such resolution or resolutions shall be a contract with every holder of said bonds, and the duties of the municipality or county and the governing body and the officers of the municipality or county under this division and under any such resolution or resolutions shall be enforceable by any bondholder by mandamus or other appropriate civil action or proceeding. The circuit court shall have jurisdiction of any civil action or proceeding by any bondholder or bondholders or trustee therefor.

(Acts 1935, No. 154, p. 195; Code 1940, T. 37, §345.)