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(a) The authority may be organized pursuant to this part. In order to incorporate such a public corporation, any number of natural persons, not less than three, who are duly qualified electors of the city, shall first file a written application with the governing body of the city, which application shall do all of the following:
(1) Contain a statement that the applicants propose to incorporate the authority pursuant to this part.
(2) State the proposed location of the principal office of the authority, which shall be within the corporate limits of the city.
(3) State that each of the applicants is a duly qualified elector of the city.
(4) Request that the governing body of the city adopt a resolution declaring that it is wise, expedient, and necessary that the proposed authority be formed and authorizing the applicants to proceed to form the proposed authority by the filing for record of a certificate of incorporation in accordance with Section 45-41A-40.04
(b) Each application shall be accompanied by such supporting documents or evidence as the applicants may consider appropriate. As promptly as may be practicable after the filing of the application with it in accordance with this section, the governing body of the city shall review the contents of the application, and shall adopt a resolution either denying the application or declaring that it is wise, expedient, and necessary that the proposed authority be formed and authorizing the applicants to proceed to form the proposed authority by the filing for record of a certificate of incorporation in accordance with Section 45-41A-40.04. The governing body with which the application is filed shall also cause a copy of the application to be spread upon or otherwise made a part of the minutes of the meeting of such governing body at which final action upon the application is taken.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - Alabama Code Title 45. Local Laws § 45-41A-40.03 - last updated January 01, 2019 | https://codes.findlaw.com/al/title-45-local-laws/al-code-sect-45-41a-40-03.html
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