2019 Code of Alabama
Title 39 - Public Works.
Chapter 7 - Improvement Authorities.
Section 39-7-11 - When authority deemed incorporated; transmission of certified copy of resolution, etc., to Secretary of State; Secretary of State to furnish statement of names, etc., of authorities incorporated to Department of Finance; publication of statement and effect thereof.
The citizens of the State of Alabama who are inhabitants of such territory shall become and be an incorporated authority under this chapter from and after the date of adoption of the resolution of the governing body of such municipality declaring that such citizens are incorporated as the "Improvement Authority of _____."
Within five days after the adoption of such resolution by the governing body, the clerk or probate judge shall transmit a certified copy thereof together with a complete record of all proceedings had in regard to the incorporation of such authority, to the Office of the Secretary of State of the State of Alabama where it shall be filed as a public record. It shall be the duty of the Secretary of State to furnish to the Department of Finance on October 1 of each year the names of the authorities which have been incorporated pursuant to this chapter with a statement of the date of the resolution declaring the incorporation of such authority. Such statement shall be published by the Department of Finance in its annual report under a separate and appropriate heading and such statement, so published, shall be conclusive evidence of such incorporation.(Acts 1935, No. 40, p. 72; Code 1940, T. 50, §27.)