2016 Colorado Revised Statutes
Title 31 - Government - Municipal
Powers and Functions of Cities and Towns
Article 25 - Public Improvements
Part 8 - Downtown Development Authorities
§ 31-25-808. Additional and supplemental powers
(1) In addition and supplemental to the other powers granted by this part 8, the authority shall have all powers, except as limited in the ordinance or any amendments thereto, establishing such authority, necessary or convenient to carry out and effectuate the purposes and provisions of this part 8, including but not limited to the following powers:
(a) To acquire by purchase, lease, license, option, gift, grant, devise, or otherwise any property or any interest therein;
(b) In connection with public facilities, to improve land and to construct, reconstruct, equip, improve, maintain, repair, and operate buildings and other improvements, whether on land of the authority or otherwise;
(c) To lease or sublease as lessor any property owned or leased by it or under its control on such terms and conditions as may be established by the board for residential, recreational, commercial, industrial, or other uses or for public use in accordance with the plan of development;
(d) To sell or otherwise dispose of property of the authority or any interest therein, subject to such covenants, conditions, and restrictions as it may deem necessary or desirable to carry out the purposes and objectives of the authority for residential, recreational, commercial, industrial, or other uses or for public use in accordance with the plan of development;
(e) To fix, charge, and collect fees, rates, tolls, rents, and charges for the use of any property of the authority or any property under its control and to pledge any such revenues in support of any bonds or other obligations of the authority;
(f) To cooperate with the municipality in which the authority is located and any other governmental agency or other public body and to enter into contracts with any such agency or body;
(g) To make to or receive from the municipality or the county in which the authority is located conveyances, leasehold interests, grants, contributions, loans, and any other rights and privileges;
(h) (I) To invest any funds of the authority not required for immediate disbursement in property or in securities in which public bodies may invest funds subject to their control pursuant to part 6 of article 75 of title 24, C.R.S., and to redeem any bonds it has issued at the redemption price established therein or to purchase such bonds at less than the redemption price, all such bonds so redeemed or purchased to be cancelled;
(II) To deposit any funds not required for immediate disbursement in any depository authorized in section 24-75-603, C.R.S. For the purpose of making such deposits, the board may appoint, by written resolution, one or more persons to act as custodians of the funds of the authority. Such persons shall give surety bonds in such amounts and form and for such purposes as the board requires.
(i) To borrow money on such terms and conditions as the board may approve and to issue bills, notes, bonds, or other evidence of indebtedness therefor and to pledge and hypothecate any property or revenue in support of any such debt;
(j) To demolish and remove buildings and improvements located on, and to install, construct, or reconstruct improvements and facilities, including public facilities, on or about, any land owned by an authority or a municipality, in preparation for conveyance to purchasers or lessees, or otherwise.
(2) Any sale or letting of property by the authority shall be at not less than its fair value (as determined by the authority and the governing body) for uses in accordance with the plan of development. In determining the fair value of real property for such uses, an authority shall take into account and give consideration to the uses provided in such plan; the restrictions upon and the covenants, conditions, and obligations assumed by the purchaser or lessee; and the objectives of such plan.
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