2010 Georgia Code 12-3-171 Case Law

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§ 12-3-171 - Powers of department as to memorial or shrine

O.C.G.A. 12-3-171 (2010)
12-3-171. Powers of department as to memorial or shrine

The department shall have the following powers and authority under this part:

(1) To acquire, hold, and dispose of personal property for accomplishing the purposes of the department under this part;

(2) To accept donations, grants, and subsidies from any source and use them in purchasing and improving such property as the department may deem necessary to effectuate its aims and purposes under this part;

(3) To employ special talent, advertise, and provide such recreational facilities as it may deem necessary and advisable;

(4) To provide for public admission to such memorial or shrine and to provide for revenue for maintenance and improvements by charging admissions or in other ways as may be desired, provided that all such income shall be used for the advancement of the purposes of the department under this part;

(5) To acquire in its own name, by donation or by purchase, on such terms and conditions and in such manner as it may deem proper, in accordance with and subject to the provisions of law, real property or rights or easements therein or franchises necessary or convenient for the purposes specified in this part; and to lease, make contracts with respect to the use of, or dispose of the same in any manner as it deems best;

(6) To make contracts and to execute all instruments necessary or convenient for the purposes expressed in this part, including contracts for construction of such memorial or shrine and improvements thereto;

(7) To construct, erect, acquire, own, repair, remodel, maintain, add to, extend, improve, equip, operate, and manage self-liquidating projects or concessions to be located on property owned, leased, or otherwise used by the department;

(8) To accept loans or grants of money, materials, or property of any kind from the United States of America or any agency or instrumentality thereof, including the Department of Housing and Urban Development or any similar agency, or from any state or any political subdivision, agency, or instrumentality thereof, upon such terms and conditions as the lending or granting body may impose;

(9) To fix and recommend from time to time fees, rentals, and other charges for the use of the facilities and services furnished by the department; to charge and collect the same; and to lease and to make contracts with any person with respect to the use of any facility or part thereof;

(10) To provide for honorary committees of representative citizens in every section of the United States who are interested in perpetuating the name of Ty Cobb;

(11) To do all things necessary or convenient to carry out the powers expressed in this part.

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