Section 11-85-3

Organization, staff, procedure, etc.; appropriation and expenditure of funds.

(a) Except as otherwise provided in this article, the provisions of Sections 11-52-4, 11-52-5, and 11-52-6 relative to organization, rules, staff, finances, procedure, and miscellaneous powers and duties of municipal planning commissions shall, so far as applicable, apply to regional planning commissions.

(b) The amount which a regional planning commission may expend in any year shall be such as may be determined by said regional planning commission, subject to approval by the Governor, who shall fix the proportion of such expenditure to be borne by the respective municipalities, counties, and other taxing districts and political subdivisions within the region. The council or other governing body of each such municipality, the county commission of each such county and the appropriating body of each such taxing district or political subdivision within the region are hereby authorized to appropriate their respective shares of such expenditures. The sums so appropriated shall be paid into the treasury and shall be paid out on certificate of the regional planning commission.

(Acts 1935, No. 534, p. 1126; Code 1940, T. 37, §810.)