Section 9-14A-7

Additional powers of Alabama State Parks System Improvement Corporation.

In addition to the powers provided in the above Section 9-14A-6, the Alabama State Parks System Improvement Corporation shall have the following powers:

(a) To acquire, provide, construct, improve, renovate, equip and maintain the state parks system.

(b) To acquire by purchase, gift, or the exercise of the power of eminent domain, or any other lawful means, and to transfer, convey or cause to be conveyed to the state, any real, personal or mixed property necessary or convenient in connection with the acquiring, providing, constructing, improving, renovating, equipping and maintenance of parks and park facilities.

(c) To enter into contracts with municipalities, counties, the Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources or other agencies or political subdivisions of the state or any other state, private persons, firms, corporations and any branch of the federal government, in furtherance of its public purposes and objects either relative to work done or to be done.

(d) To turn over to the Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources such funds of the corporation as, from time to time, may be necessary or convenient for carrying out the business of the corporation.

(e) To institute an "adopt-a-park" program under the direction and control of the Commissioner of the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources to promote and encourage private, non-profit, and corporate contributions and investments in Alabama state parks to restore and improve Alabama state parks.

(Act 2000-708, p. 1487, § 7.)