Section 11-81-4

Issuance of refunding interest-bearing certificates of indebtedness, warrants or notes by municipalities; pledge of tax, revenues, etc., for payment of principal and interest on same.

The governing body of any municipality in this state is hereby authorized to issue, without an election, refunding interest-bearing certificates of indebtedness or refunding interest-bearing warrants or refunding interest-bearing notes maturing at such time or times as the governing body may determine, not exceeding 30 years from their respective dates, for the purpose of funding or refunding outstanding certificates of indebtedness or warrants or notes of such municipality or any outstanding revenue bonds of such municipality issued under the provisions of Article 5 of Chapter 81 of Title 11 as amended, or predecessor statute or any combination thereof, whether the same are due at the time of such funding or refunding or at a later date, in an aggregate principal amount not exceeding the sum of (1) the outstanding principal of such outstanding certificates, warrants, notes, or revenue bonds, (2) the interest accrued and unpaid thereon plus the interest to mature thereon until the date on which they are to be redeemed or paid and (3) the amount of any redemption premium to be paid as a condition to their redemption prior to their respective maturities, or for the purpose of refunding or discharging any judgment or judgments based upon such obligations, and the governing body of any such municipality may pledge to the payment of the principal of and interest on said refunding certificates of indebtedness or refunding warrants or refunding notes any tax or license or revenues which the municipality may then be authorized to pledge to the payment of bonded or other indebtedness.

(Acts 1935, No. 197, p. 586; Code 1940, T. 37, §253; Acts 1976, No. 107, p. 102; Acts 1979, No. 79-183, p. 294.)