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7 LONG TITLE
8 General Description:
9 This bill amends a county legislative body's authority to create a board of directors for
10 certain types of facilities and the board's authority.
11 Highlighted Provisions:
12 This bill:
13 . amends a county legislative body's authority to create a board of directors for certain
14 types of facilities;
15 . amends the board's authority; and
16 . makes technical corrections.
17 Money Appropriated in this Bill:
19 Other Special Clauses:
21 Utah Code Sections Affected:
23 17-12-4, as last amended by Laws of Utah 1993, Chapter 227
25 Be it enacted by the Legislature of the state of Utah:
26 Section 1. Section 17-12-4 is amended to read:
27 17-12-4. Bond issue for auditoriums, etc., and "convention complex" facilities --
28 Required -- Board of directors -- Use of revenues from facilities -- Purpose of act -- Rights
29 of bondholders.
31 of county bonds for the purpose of acquiring, improving, extending, furnishing, and equipping
32 auditoriums, sports arenas, stadiums, convention centers, and all properties and facilities
33 ordinarily forming part of a so-called "convention complex," or for any part or combination of
34 the foregoing[
35 resolution, provide for the creation of a board of directors which, so long as any of the bonds
36 remain outstanding either in original or refunded form[
37 (i) have complete management and control of the facilities acquired with the proceeds
38 of the bonds[
39 (ii) act as an advisory board to the county executive and legislative body regarding the
40 management and operation of a property or facility described in Subsection (1)(a).
41 (b) (i) The board of directors described in Subsection (1)(a) shall have the number of
42 members, possessing such qualifications and selected for such terms, and shall operate
43 pursuant to such rules and regulations as [
44 the county legislative body.
45 (ii) The members of [
46 shall serve without compensation except for reimbursement of expenses actually incurred in
47 the performance of their duties.
48 (iii) After the appointment and organization of [
49 vacancies thereafter occurring, whether by expiration of term or otherwise, shall be filled by
50 majority vote of the remaining members of the board. [
52 (iv) Subject to provisions adopted by the county legislative body, the members of the
53 board of directors [
54 a private corporation operating similar facilities.
55 (2) [
56 as described in Subsection (1)(a) shall provide that all revenues of every nature derived from
57 the operation of the facilities so acquired with bond proceeds and not expended in the
58 reasonable and proper costs of maintaining and operating the facilities, including the making of
59 necessary repairs and replacements, be pledged to and utilized for the payment of principal of
60 and interest on the bonds and, if so provided, the creation of a reserve for such purpose.
61 (3) This act is adopted for the purpose of eliminating or reducing so far as possible the
62 ad valorem taxes necessary to be levied for the payment of such bonds and for the purpose of
63 improving the security of such bonds, and accordingly the holders of the bonds from time to
64 time shall have a vested and enforceable contract right in the provisions of this act and in the
65 provisions of the bond proceedings adopted pursuant hereto.
Legislative Review Note
as of 1-11-11 9:20 AM