2016 Mississippi Code
Title 19 - Counties and County Officers
Chapter 29 - Local and Regional Railroad Authorities
§ 19-29-31. Resolution authorizing issuance of bonds; terms and covenants

MS Code § 19-29-31 (2016) What's This?

The issuance of bonds by an authority shall be authorized by a resolution of the governing body of such authority. Every such resolution shall be adopted by the affirmative vote of at least three-fifths (3/5) of all the members of such governing body.

A resolution in compliance with this section shall include any covenants with the bondholders deemed necessary by the commissioners to make such bonds secure and marketable, including, but without limitation, covenants regarding the application of the bond proceeds; the pledging, application and securing of the revenues of the authority, including tolls, fees, rents, charges or any other revenues derived from the operation of the railroad and related uses of the property, the creation and maintenance of reserves; the investment of funds; the issuance of additional bonds; the maintenance of minimum fees, charges and rentals; the operation and maintenance of its railroad properties and facilities, insurance and insurance proceeds; accounts and audits; the sale of railroad properties and facilities; remedies of bondholders; the vesting in a trustee or trustees such powers and rights as may be necessary to secure the bonds and the revenues and funds from which they are payable; the terms and conditions upon which bondholders may exercise their rights and remedies; the replacement of lost, destroyed or mutilated bonds; the definition, consequences and remedies of an event of default; the amendment of such resolution; and the appointment of a receiver in the event of a default.

Upon final enactment, each such resolution shall be published in full.

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