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  67.4520.  Powers of authority — transfer of property to authority, when — zoning and planning powers. — 1.  The authority may:

  (1)  Acquire, own, construct, lease, and maintain recreational or water quality projects;

  (2)  Acquire, own, lease, sell, or otherwise dispose of interests in and to real property and improvements situated thereon and in personal property necessary to fulfill the purposes of the authority;

  (3)  Contract and be contracted with, and to sue and be sued;

  (4)  Accept gifts, grants, loans, or contributions from the federal government, the state of Missouri, political subdivisions, municipalities, foundations, other public or private agencies, individuals, partnerships, or corporations;

  (5)  Employ such managerial, engineering, legal, technical, clerical, accounting, advertising, stenographic, and other assistance as it may deem advisable.  The authority may also contract with independent contractors for any of the foregoing assistance;

  (6)  Disburse funds for its lawful activities and fix salaries and wages of its employees;

  (7)  Fix rates, fees, and charges for the use of any projects and property owned, leased, operated, or managed by the authority;

  (8)  Adopt, alter, or repeal its own bylaws, rules, and regulations governing the manner in which its business may be transacted; however, said bylaws, rules, and regulations shall not exceed the powers granted to the authority by sections 67.4500 to 67.4520;

  (9)  Either jointly with a similar body, or separately, recommend to the proper departments of the government of the United States, or any state or subdivision thereof, or to any other body, the carrying out of any public improvement;

  (10)  Provide for membership in any official, industrial, commercial, or trade association, or any other organization concerned with such purposes, for receptions of officials or others as may contribute to the advancement of the authority and development therein, and for such other public relations activities as will promote the same, and such activities shall be considered a public purpose;

  (11)  Cooperate with municipalities and other political subdivisions as provided in chapter 70;

  (12)  Enter into any agreement with any other state, agency, authority, commission, municipality, person, corporation, or the United States, to effect any of the provisions contained in sections 67.4500 to 67.4520;

  (13)  Sell and supply water and construct, own, and operate infrastructure projects in areas within its jurisdiction, including but not limited to roads, bridges, water and sewer systems, and other infrastructure improvements;

  (14)  Issue revenue bonds in the same manner as provided under section 67.789; and

  (15)  Adopt tax increment financing within its boundaries in the same manner as provided under section 67.790.

  2.  The state or any political subdivision or municipal corporation thereof may in its discretion, with or without consideration, transfer or cause to be transferred to the authority or may place in its possession or control, by deed, lease, or other contract or agreement, either for a limited period or in fee, any property wherever situated.

  3.  The state or any political subdivision may appropriate, allocate, and expend such funds of the state or political subdivision for the benefit of the authority as are reasonable and necessary to carry out the provisions of sections 67.4500 to 67.4520.

  4.  The authority shall have the authority to exercise all zoning and planning powers that are granted to cities, towns, and villages under chapter 89, except that the authority shall not exercise such powers inside the corporate limits of any city, town, or village which has adopted a city plan under the laws of this state before August 28, 2011.


(L. 2011 H.B. 89)

Effective 7-11-11


Nonseverability clause, 640.099

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