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Sec. 25.5. (a) Notwithstanding any other law, the legislative body may pledge revenues received or to be received by the unit from:
(1) the unit's additional revenue from the local income tax that is designated for certified shares or economic development under IC 6-3.6-6;
(2) any other source legally available to the unit for the purposes of this chapter; or
(3) any combination of revenues under subdivisions (1) through (2);
in any amount to pay amounts payable under section 25.1 or 25.2 of this chapter.
(b) The legislative body may covenant to adopt an ordinance to increase revenues at the time it is necessary to raise funds to pay any amounts payable under section 25.1 or 25.2 of this chapter.
(c) The commission may pledge revenues received or to be received from any source legally available to the commission for the purposes of this chapter in any amount to pay amounts payable under section 25.1 or 25.2 of this chapter.
(d) The pledge or the covenant under this section may be for the life of the bonds issued under section 25.1 of this chapter, the term of a lease entered into under section 25.2 of this chapter, or for a shorter period as determined by the legislative body. Money pledged by the legislative body under this section shall be considered revenues or other money available to the commission under sections 25.1 through 25.2 of this chapter.
(e) The general assembly covenants not to impair this pledge or covenant so long as any bonds issued under section 25.1 of this chapter are outstanding or as long as any lease entered into under section 25.2 of this chapter is still in effect. The pledge or covenant shall be enforced as provided in IC 5-1-14-4.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - Indiana Code Title 36. Local Government § 36-7-14-25.5 - last updated June 08, 2021 | https://codes.findlaw.com/in/title-36-local-government/in-code-sect-36-7-14-25-5/
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