SEC. 61-3-65. Exercise of incidental powers; issuance of general obligation municipal bonds for airport facilities; adoption of rules and regulations for management of airports.
In addition to the general and special powers conferred by this chapter, every authority is authorized to exercise such powers as are necessarily incidental to the exercise of such general and special powers.
The governing authority of each municipality, as defined herein, shall have the authority to issue general obligation bonds of the municipality, as defined herein, for the purposes set out in sections 61-5-17 and 19-9-1 (j). For the purposes of this chapter, the portion of the county, being a supervisors district or supervisors districts, or that portion of the county lying outside the territorial boundary of the other participating municipalities, shall constitute a special taxing district and for all purposes under this chapter, taxes may be levied upon the property therein and such territory shall be considered a municipality for the issuance of bonds for the purposes of this chapter. Bonds issued pursuant to authority contained in this section shall, if issued by a city, town or village, be issued in conformity with the uniform system for the issuance of municipal bonds, as set out in sections 21-33-301 through 21-33-329, inclusive, and, if issued by a special taxing district, be issued by the board of supervisors of the county, and shall be issued in conformity with the uniform system for the issuance of county bonds, being sections 19-9-1 through 19-9-31, inclusive.
The regional airport authority shall have the power and authority to adopt all rules and regulations appropriate to the management of the airport and the activities conducted thereon, including the establishment of all rules and regulations with respect to automobiles and other traffic, the storage and disposition of property, including automobiles, and the disposition thereof of any unclaimed vehicles within a reasonable time. Such rules and regulations shall be posted in an accessible place at the airport terminal and shall be enforced by the courts of the county in which the airport is located.
SOURCES: Codes, 1942, Sec. 7545-48; Laws, 1958, ch. 230, Sec. 18; 1978, ch. 362, Sec. 2, eff from and after July 1, 1978.