SEC. 61-3-5. Creation of municipal airport authority.
SECTION 2. Section 61-3-5, Mississippi Code of 1972, is brought forward as follows:
61-3-5. Any municipality may, by resolution, create a public body, corporate and politic, to be known as a municipal airport authority, which shall be authorized to exercise its functions upon the appointment and qualification of the first commissioners thereof. Upon the adoption of a resolution creating a municipal airport authority, the governing body of the municipality shall, pursuant to the resolution, appoint five (5) persons as commissioners of the authority. The commissioners who are first appointed shall be designated to serve for terms of one (1), two (2), three (3), four (4) and five (5) years, respectively. Thereafter, each commissioner shall be appointed for a term of five (5) years, except that vacancies occurring otherwise than by the expiration of term shall be filled for the unexpired term in the same manner as the original appointments.
SOURCES: Codes, 1942, Sec. 7545-32; Laws, 1958, ch. 230, Sec. 2. Amended by Laws 1999, Ch. 309, Sec. 2, eff. July 1, 1999.