SEC. 55-3-61. Appropriations and donations by county boards of supervisors for park purposes.
The board of supervisors of any county where a state park is located may, in its discretion, appropriate and donate to the Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks yearly a sum not to exceed Two Thousand Dollars ($2,000.00) out of the general county fund for the establishment, maintenance and support of the state park within such county. All money appropriated and donated by the board of supervisors as herein provided shall be used for the establishment, maintenance and support of the state park within such county and for no other purpose.
The board of supervisors of any county lying wholly within a levee district, and having two (2) judicial districts, bordering on the Mississippi River and wherein Highway 61 and Highway 8 intersect, is authorized, in its discretion, to expend funds from the general fund of the county for the establishment, maintenance and support of a state park within such county to be located upon lands situated adjacent to the Mississippi River and lying west of the mainline Mississippi River levee within such county; and in addition thereto, such county is authorized, in its discretion, to expend county or supervisors district road maintenance and construction funds for the construction and maintenance of roads leading to and across the lands upon which such park is to be located.
SOURCES: Codes, 1942, Sec. 5957-10; Laws, 1964, ch. 240, Sec. 10; 1974, ch. 331; 1986, ch. 400, Sec. 42; 1989, ch. 544, Sec. 126, eff from and after July 1, 1989.