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(a)(1) Any two (2) or more municipalities, any two (2) or more contiguous counties, or any one (1) or more municipalities together with any one (1) or more contiguous counties, are authorized to create and establish an authority as prescribed in this chapter for the purpose of acquiring, equipping, constructing, maintaining, and operating regional airports.
(2) No county or municipality shall participate in such authority unless and until its governing body so provides by ordinance and enters into an agreement with the other participating governmental units establishing the terms and conditions for the operation of the authority within the limitations provided in this chapter and such other laws of the State of Arkansas as may be applicable.
(b) The state may join in the creation and establishment of any authority if the regional airport to be acquired, equipped, constructed, maintained, or operated is a major airport facility. The state shall not participate in any authority unless and until the Governor so provides by proclamation and enters into the agreement with the other participating governmental units. The agreement with the other participating governmental units shall be executed by the Governor.
(c) To the extent that it is consistent with this chapter, the agreement shall specify the information provided for in § 25-20-104(c).
(d) The agreement shall be filed with the Secretary of State.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - Arkansas Code Title 14. Local Government § 14-362-103. Creation of authority - last updated January 01, 2020 | https://codes.findlaw.com/ar/title-14-local-government/ar-code-sect-14-362-103/
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