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Missouri Revised Statutes Title VI. County, Township and Political Subdivision Government § 67.5006. Powers of district

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A parks, trails, and greenways district shall have the power to:

(1) Prepare or cause to be prepared and adopt a plan or plans for interconnecting systems of public trails, open spaces, greenways, and parks throughout the county comprising the district;

(2) Develop, supervise, improve, maintain, and take custody of an interconnecting system of public parks, trails, open spaces, greenways, and recreational facilities owned, operated, managed, or maintained by that district;

(3) Issue bonds, notes, or other obligations in furtherance of any power or duty of a district and to refund those bonds, notes, or obligations, as provided in sections 67.5032 to 67.5036;

(4) Contract with public and private entities, including other parks and recreation agencies, or individuals both within and without the state and shall have the power to contract with the United States or any agency thereof in furtherance of any power or duty of the district;

(5) Lease, purchase, own, hold, control, contract, and sell any and all rights in land, buildings, improvements, and any and all other real, personal, or property that is a combination of both;  provided that, real property within a county may only be purchased by a district if a majority of the board members consent to that purchase;

(6) Receive property, both real and personal, or money that has been granted, donated, devised, or bequeathed to the district;

(7) Establish a separate district account into which all local sales taxes received from the director of the department of revenue and other funds received by that district shall be deposited;

(8) Establish and collect reasonable charges for the use of the facilities of the district;

(9) Maintain an office and staff at any place or places in this state as the district may designate and conduct its business and operations as is necessary to fulfill that district's duties, pursuant to sections 67.5000 to 67.5038;  and

(10) Appoint, when the district board determines it is appropriate, advisory committees to assist the district board in the exercise of the power and duties vested in the district.

Cite this article: - Missouri Revised Statutes Title VI. County, Township and Political Subdivision Government § 67.5006. Powers of district - last updated January 01, 2018 |

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