2006 New York Code - Powers Of The Authority.
* § 153. Powers of the authority. The authority shall have power 1. To sue and be sued; 2. To have a seal and alter the same at pleasure; 3. To acquire, hold and dispose of personal property for its corporate purposes; 4. To make by-laws for the management and regulation of its affairs; 5. With the consent of the commission to use the agents, employees and facilities of the commission and to authorize the making of improvements by the commission when funds are available therefor and funds of the authority are insufficient for such purposes; 6. To appoint officers, agents and employees and fix their compensation; subject, however, to the provisions of the civil service law, which shall apply to the authority as a municipal corporation other than a city; 7. To make contracts, and to execute all instruments necessary or convenient; 8. By contract, or contracts, or by its own employees, but as a single enterprise, to construct the Meadowbrook parkway, the Loop parkway and to reconstruct the Wantagh parkway on lands acquired or to be acquired by the state of New York, together with incidental roads, structures, facilities and bridges, subject to such consents and approval of federal authorities in any case as may be necessary; 9. To maintain, reconstruct, and operate the Jones Beach parkway; 10. To charge tolls for the use of Jones Beach parkway subject to and in accordance with such agreements with bondholders as may be made as hereinafter provided; provided, however, that no tolls may be charged on Wantagh parkway until after the first day of January, nineteen hundred thirty-five; 11. To construct and maintain over, under, along or across Jones Beach parkway, telephone, telegraph or electric wires and cables, gas mains, water mains, and other mechanical equipment not inconsistent with parkway purposes, to contract for such construction and to lease the right to construct and/or use the same on such terms and for such consideration as it shall determine, provided, however, that no lease shall be made for a period of more than ten years from the date when it is made; 12. To construct and maintain facilities for the public, not inconsistent with the use of Jones Beach parkway as a parkway, to contract for such construction, and to lease the right to construct and/or use such facilities on such terms and for such considerations as it shall determine, provided, however, that no lease shall be made for a period of more than ten years from the date when it is made; 13. To issue negotiable bonds and to provide for the rights of the holders thereof; 14. To enter on any lands, waters and premises for the purpose of making surveys, soundings and examinations; 15. To do all things necessary or convenient to carry out the powers expressly given in this title. * NB (Authority abolished June 30, 1978)
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