Section 9-14C-2

Creation; purpose.

There is created the Red Mountain Greenway and Recreational Area Commission to acquire, establish, operate, and maintain as a greenway, recreational and educational area, alternative transportation route, and historic site the land and buildings in Jefferson County along Red Mountain in Birmingham. The purpose of the commission shall be to own, preserve, restore, maintain, and promote as a greenway, recreational area, or historic site the land and relics of the property known as Red Mountain Greenway and Recreational Area, and, in recognition of the important role played by the steel industry in the development of this state, to exhibit this property as an example of the process of mining minerals necessary for the production of steel in this state's early days.

(Act 2006-542, p. 1256, §2.)