Section 2-6-78

Disposition of proceeds from sale of securities.

All proceeds derived from the sale of any securities of the corporation, other than refunding securities, shall be deposited in the State Treasury and carried in a special account or accounts, and may be withdrawn solely for the purposes and in the amounts set out below:

(1) No more than 60 percent of the said proceeds shall be used for the acquisition, construction and installation of a market facility by the Board of Agriculture and Industries. Withdrawals for such purpose shall be upon requisition by or pursuant to authority of the Board of Agriculture and Industries addressed and presented to the State Comptroller and paid out by the warrant of the Comptroller upon the State Treasury, to be used only to pay the following:

a. The cost of materials, supplies and labor used in the construction of the market facility;

b. The cost of acquisition and installation of equipment for the market facility;

c. The cost of acquiring and landscaping the site for the market facility and the cost of constructing and installing roads, walks, utilities and parking facilities;

d. The fees and expenses incurred by the corporation in connection with the authorization, sale and issuance of the securities; and

e. Interest on the securities for a reasonable period prior to completion of the market facility.

(2) No more than 40 percent of the said proceeds shall be used for the renovation of the coliseum by the Agricultural Center Board. Withdrawals for such purpose shall be upon requisition by or pursuant to the authority of the Agricultural Center Board, addressed and presented to the State Comptroller, and paid out by the warrant of the Comptroller upon the State Treasurer, to be used only to pay the following:

a. Costs incurred to renovate, repair or replace items in the coliseum main building including, but not limited to, the roof, glass and roll type doors, rest rooms, including paraplegic requirements, the arena, floors of all types, offices, walls, ceilings, paint, curtains, wall louvers, arena lights, heating and cooling systems, hardware and sound systems;

b. Costs incurred to renovate, repair or replace items in or on the cattle barns located on the coliseum grounds, including, but not limited to, floors, roofs, walls, cattle stanchions, ceilings, insulation, paint and electrical and plumbing systems;

c. Costs incurred to renovate, repair or replace items in or on the horse barns located on the coliseum grounds, including but not limited to, roofs, floors, walls, paint, drainage around the barns and electrical and plumbing systems;

d. Costs incurred to renovate, repair or replace items in or on the exhibit barns and other buildings located on the coliseum grounds, including but not limited to, roofs, walls, floors, ceilings, paint and plumbing and electrical systems;

e. Costs incurred to renovate and repair items in or on the outdoor horse arena located on the coliseum grounds, including but not limited to, enlargement of the arena, drainage, construction of rest rooms, concession stands and sheds over the arena, electrical and plumbing systems and parking areas;

f. Costs incurred to renovate, repair, replace or install fences, parking lot lights, parking lot surfaces and other items incidental to upkeep of the coliseum grounds;

g. The fees and expenses incurred by the corporation in connection with the authorization, sale and issuance of the securities; and

h. Interest on the securities for a reasonable period prior to completion of the coliseum renovation and construction.

(3) Any balance remaining in the said special account or accounts after completion of acquisition, construction, renovation and equipping of the market facility and the coliseum, and after the payment of all costs and expenses of the corporation incurred in the issuance of its securities, shall be used for the payment or redemption of securities of the corporation and thereafter no additional securities shall be issued by the corporation except refunding securities as authorized in this article.

(Acts 1984, No. 84-252, p. 405, §9.)