2016 Code of Alabama
Title 37 - PUBLIC UTILITIES AND PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION.
Chapter 13 - INCORPORATION OF RAILROAD AUTHORITIES AS PUBLIC CORPORATIONS.
Section 37-13-14 - Bonds of authority - Disposition of proceeds from sale of bonds.
The proceeds derived from the sale of any bonds (other than refunding bonds) may be used only to pay the costs of acquiring, constructing, improving, enlarging and equipping the railroad properties and facilities, or other property with respect to which they were issued, as may be specified in the proceedings in which the bonds are authorized to be issued. Such costs shall be deemed to include the following: the costs of any land or easements forming a part of such railroad properties and facilities or other property; the cost of labor, material and supplies used in any such construction, improvement or enlargement, including architects' and engineers' fees, and the cost of preparing contract documents and advertising for bids; the purchase price of, and the cost of installing equipment for use in connection with, such railroad properties and facilities or other property; the cost of constructing and installing roads, sidewalks, curbs, gutters, utilities, and parking places in connection with such railroad properties and facilities or other property; the amounts of any debt service, maintenance and capital improvement and other similar reserves deemed advisable; legal, fiscal and recording fees and expenses incurred in connection with the authorization, sale and issuance of the bonds issued in connection with such railroad properties and facilities or other property; and interest on said bonds for a reasonable period prior to and during the time required for such construction, improvement, enlargement and equipment and for not exceeding 18 months after completion thereof. If any of the proceeds derived from the sale of said bonds remains undisbursed after completion of such work and payment of all of the said costs and expenses, such balance shall be used for retirement of the principal of or the interest on the bonds of the same issue.(Acts 1984, No. 84-179, p. 256, §14.)
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