(a) All bonds issued by the authority shall be signed by its chairman and attested by its secretary, and the seal of the authority shall be affixed thereto, and any interest coupons applicable to the bonds of the authority shall be signed by the said chairman; provided, that a facsimile of the signature of one, but not both, of said officers may be printed or otherwise reproduced on any such bonds in lieu of his manually signing the same, a facsimile of the seal of the authority may be printed or otherwise reproduced on any such bonds in lieu of being manually affixed thereto and a facsimile of the signature of the chairman of the authority may be printed or otherwise reproduced on any such interest coupons in lieu of his manually signing the same.
(b) Any such bonds may be executed and delivered by the authority at any time and from time to time, shall be in such form and denominations and of such tenor and maturities, shall contain such provisions not inconsistent with the provisions of this chapter and shall bear such rate or rates of interest, payable and evidenced in such manner, as may be provided by resolution of its board.
(c) Bonds of the authority may be sold at either public or private sale in such manner and at such price or prices and at such time or times as may be determined by the board to be most advantageous.
(d) Any bond having a specified maturity more than 10 years after its date shall be made subject to redemption at the option of the authority at the expiration of 10 years from its date and on any interest payment date thereafter at such price or prices and after such notice or notices and on such terms and in such manner as may be provided in the resolution of the board wherein it is authorized to be issued.
(e) The principal of and interest on any bonds issued or obligations assumed by the authority may at any time (whether before, at or after maturity) and from time to time be refunded by the issuance of refunding bonds of the authority, which may be sold by the authority at public or private sale at such price or prices as may be determined by its board to be most advantageous, or which may be exchanged for the bonds or other obligations to be refunded.
(f) The authority may pay all expenses, premiums and commissions which its board may deem necessary and advantageous in connection with any financing done by it.
(g) Issuance by the authority of one or more series of bonds for one or more purposes shall not preclude it from issuing other bonds in connection with the same ancillary improvements or any other ancillary improvements, but the resolutions whereunder any subsequent bonds may be issued shall recognize and protect any prior pledge or mortgage and deed of trust made for any prior issue of bonds unless in the proceedings authorizing such prior issue the right was reserved to issue subsequent bonds on a parity with such prior issue.
(h) All bonds issued by the authority shall be construed to be negotiable instruments although payable solely from a specified source.
(i) All obligations created or assumed and all bonds issued or assumed by the authority shall be solely and exclusively an obligation of the authority and shall not create an obligation or debt of the state or of any county or municipality; provided, that the provisions of this sentence shall not be construed to release the original obligor from liability on any bond or other obligation assumed by the authority. Any bonds issued by the authority shall be limited or special obligations of the authority payable solely out of the revenues of the authority specified in the resolutions authorizing those bonds. Any such proceedings may provide that the bonds therein authorized shall be payable solely out of the revenues derived from the operation or lease of all ancillary improvements owned by the authority, or solely out of the revenues from the operations or lease of any part of such ancillary improvements, regardless of the fact that those bonds may have been issued with respect to or for the benefit of only certain particular ancillary improvements of the authority.
(j) The authority may pledge for the payment of any of its bonds the revenues from which such bonds are payable, either with or without a pledge of any lease agreement and the rentals therefrom covering the ancillary improvements from which revenues so pledged shall be derived, and may execute and deliver a trust indenture evidencing any such pledge or a mortgage and deed of trust conveying as security for such bonds the ancillary improvements or any part thereof, the revenues or any part of the revenues from which are so pledged.
(k) Any mortgage and deed of trust or trust indenture made by the authority may contain such agreements as the board may deem advisable respecting the operation, maintenance and lease of the property and the use of the revenues subject to such mortgage and deed of trust or affected by such trust indenture and respecting the rights, duties and remedies of the parties to any such instrument and the parties for the benefit of whom such instrument is made.
Last modified: May 3, 2021