Appendix E. Utilities Board  


§ 1. Creation of municipal utilities board of Tuscumbia, Alabama
§ 2. Election of first members
§ 3. Qualification of members of the board
§ 4. Oath of office of members of the board
§ 5. Method of election and term of office of the members of the board
§ 6. Organization of the board
§ 7. Compensation of the members of the board
§ 8. Meetings of the board
§ 9. Authority and duties of the board
§ 10. Official bonds of officers and employees
§ 11. Impeachment and removal of members of the board
§ 12. Accountant, expert, employed; duties of
§ 13. Reports of board to council
§ 14. Publication of receipts and disbursements
§ 15. Expenditures for construction or additions
§ 16. Funds, money, etc
§ 17. Collection, deposit, and distribution of money of the electric distribution system
§ 18. Bond of depository
§ 19. Control of waterworks, gas or other utilities if acquired by the City of Tuscumbia
§ 20. Severability

A BILL ENTITLED

An act to create the Municipal Utilities Board of Tuscumbia; to provide for its membership; to appoint the members to compose the original board; to provide the qualifications of members of the board; to provide the oath of office of members of the board; to provide the term of office and method of election of members of the board; to provide the method of impeaching and removing from office members of the board; to provide the method of filling vacancies in the board; to provide the compensation for the members of the board; to provide for the organization of the board; to provide for the meetings of the board; to provide for copies of the records of the board to be certified by the secretary to be competent evidence in all courts; to provide the authority and duties of the said board; to provide for the management and control of the municipal electric distribution system of the City of Tuscumbia by said board; to provide for the employment by the board of managers, clerks, stenographers, attorneys, linemen, repairmen, and any other employees found necessary to be employed by said board; to provide for official bonds of officers and employees of the board handling money; to provide for the collection, deposit and distribution of funds received from the operation of said electric distribution system; to provide for bond of depository of funds of the board; to provide method of withdrawal of funds of the board and signing of warrants for the payment of claims; to provide that in any expenditure for any new construction, additions, or replacements to the electric plant, where the amount to be expended is more than one thousand five hundred dollars ($1,500.00), the expenditure must be approved by the City Council of the City of Tuscumbia; to provide for an annual audit and a semi-annual publication of the financial condition of the system; to provide that said board shall have the control, management, and operation of any water, gas or other utilities if same should in the future be acquired by the City of Tuscumbia; to provide for the management and operation of such other utilities, and to provide for reports of the board to the city council.

BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF ALABAMA