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New Mexico Statutes Chapter 3. Municipalities § 3-59-4. Additional powers conferred on municipalities

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In addition to any other powers which it may now have, each municipality shall have the following powers:

A. to acquire, whether by construction, purchase, gift or lease, one or more projects which shall be located within this state and which may be located within or without the municipality, or partially within or partially without the municipality, but which shall not be located more than fifteen miles outside of the corporate limits of the municipality, unless there is no municipality within fifteen miles of the project, in which case any municipality in the county in which the project or projects are or may be located shall have the additional powers referred to in this section;

B. to sell or lease or otherwise dispose of any or all of its projects upon such terms and conditions as the governing body may deem advisable and as shall not conflict with the provisions of the Pollution Control Revenue Bond Act;  and

C. to issue revenue bonds for the purpose of defraying the cost of acquiring, constructing, reconstructing, improving, maintaining, equipping, or furnishing any project or projects and to secure the payment of such bonds, all as hereinafter provided.  No municipality shall have the power to operate any project as a business or in any manner except as lessor thereof or seller thereof under an agreement of sale.

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