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Purposes and powers of the authority
Public Authorities (PBA) CHAPTER 43-A, ARTICLE 8, TITLE 14
* § 2054. Purposes and powers of the authority. The purposes of the
authority shall be to construct, operate and maintain the project
consisting of the Broome county sports center and facilities in
connection therewith. To carry out the purposes the authority shall have

(a) To sue and be sued;

(b) To acquire, hold and dispose of personal property for its
corporate purposes;

(c) To have a seal and alter the same at pleasure;

(d) To make by-laws for the management and regulation of its affairs
and, subject to agreements with bondholders, for the regulation of the

(e) With the consent of the local legislative body of Broome county to
use agents, employees and facilities of the county, including the county
attorney's office, paying to the county its agreed portion of the
compensation or costs;

(f) To appoint officers, agents and employees; and to describe their
qualifications and fix their compensation; subject, however, to the
provisions of the civil service law as hereinafter provided.

(g) To make contracts and leases, and to execute all instruments
necessary or convenient;

(h) To construct such buildings, structures, parking and other
facilities as may be necessary or convenient;

(i) To reconstruct, improve, maintain and operate the project;

(j) To collect rentals, fees and other charges for the use of the
project subject to and in accordance with such agreements with
bondholders as may be hereinafter provided;

(k) To contract for the services of architects, engineers, lawyers,
financial and other professional advisers and to fix their compensation;

(l) To construct, operate and maintain the project; to contract for
the construction, operation and maintenance of any part thereof, or for
services to be performed in connection therewith; to rent parts thereof,
and grant concessions, all on such terms and conditions as it may
determine; provided, however, that the location of the site of the
project and the plans thereof shall be subject to the prior approval of
the local legislative body of Broome county.

* NB Authority dissolved September 1, 1977