Section 2-6-105

Public corporation - Powers.

The corporation shall have the following powers, as well as the other powers specified in this article:

(1) To have succession by its corporate name until dissolved as provided in this article.

(2) To sue and be sued and to prosecute and defend, at law or in equity, in any court that may have jurisdiction of the subject matter and of the parties.

(3) To have and use a corporate seal and to alter the seal at pleasure.

(4) To make and alter all needful bylaws and rules for the transaction of the corporation's business and the control of its property and affairs.

(5) To enter into agreements of any nature with any public or private entity regarding the construction, renovation, restoration, improvement, maintenance, management, or operation of the project or any properties or facilities constituting a part of the project.

(6) To take all actions and enter into all agreements necessary or appropriate to complete the project work.

(7) To acquire, purchase, lease, receive, hold, transmit, and convey title to real and personal property to or from any person or legal entity, public or private.

(8) To borrow money and issue its bonds in evidence thereof, subject to this article.

(9) As security for payment of the principal of and interest on its bonds, to pledge any funds or revenues from which its bonds may be made payable and to arrange for and provide additional security for its bonds, including letters of credit, bond insurance policies, surety bonds and the like, as the board of directors shall determine to be necessary or desirable.

(10) To make and enter into such contracts, leases, agreements, and other actions as may be necessary or desirable to accomplish any corporate purpose and to exercise any power necessary for the accomplishment of the purposes of the corporation or incidental to the powers expressly set forth in this section, including, but not limited to, financing agreements and other such agreements with public and private entities and local governments.

(11) To appoint and employ attorneys, accountants, financial advisors, underwriters, trustees, depositories, registrars, fiscal agents, and other advisors, agents, and independent contractors as may be necessary or desirable.

(12) To accept gifts, grants, loans, appropriations, and other forms of aid from the federal government, the state or any agency of the state, or any political subdivision of the state, or any person or corporation.

(Act 2011-575, p. 1231, §7.)