The certificate of incorporation of any authority incorporated under the provisions of this chapter may at any time and from time to time be amended in the manner provided in this section, provided that the contents of any amendment are first approved by the municipal governing body which shall have the authority to recommend requirements with respect to either any amendment or the original certificate of incorporation. The board of directors of the authority shall first adopt a resolution proposing an amendment to the certificate of incorporation which shall be set forth in full in the said resolution and which amendment may include any matters which might have been included in the original certificate of incorporation.
After the adoption by the board of a resolution proposing an amendment to the certificate of incorporation of the authority, the chairman of the board or other chief executive officer of the authority and the secretary of the authority shall sign and file a written application in the name of and on behalf of the authority, under its seal, with the governing body of the authorizing municipality, requesting such governing body to adopt a resolution approving the proposed amendment, and accompanied by a certified copy of the said resolution adopted by the board proposing the said amendment to the certificate of incorporation, together with such documents in support of the application as the said chairman or other chief executive officer may consider appropriate. As promptly as may be practicable after the filing of the said application with the governing body of the authorizing municipality pursuant to the foregoing provisions of this section, such governing body shall review the said application and shall adopt resolutions either denying the said application or authorizing the proposed amendment. Such governing body shall also cause a copy of the said application and all accompanying documents to be spread upon or otherwise made a part of the minutes of the meeting of said governing body at which final action upon said application is taken.
Within 40 days following the adoption of a resolution approving the proposed amendment by that governing body the chairman of the board or other chief executive officer of the authority and the secretary of the authority shall sign, and file for record in the office of the judge of probate of the county in which the municipality is located, a certificate in the name of and in behalf of the authority, under its seal, reciting the adoption of said resolution by the board and by the governing body of the authorizing municipality and setting forth the said proposed amendment.
Last modified: May 3, 2021