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     7-6-1541. General powers of resort area district. (1) A resort area district may:
     (a) have perpetual succession;
     (b) sue and be sued in any court of competent jurisdiction;
     (c) acquire by any legal means real and personal property necessary to the full exercise of its powers;
     (d) make contracts, employ labor, and do all acts necessary for the full exercise of its powers; and
     (e) issue and repay bonds as provided in 7-6-1542.
     (2) (a) Subject to subsection (2)(b), the board of directors for a resort area district that does not have perpetual succession may submit the question of extension of the term of the resort area district directly to the qualified electors in an election conducted in accordance with Title 13, chapter 1, part 5. If the electorate extends the term of the resort area district, the provisions of this part continue to apply.
     (b) The board of directors may not submit a question to the qualified electors to extend the term of a resort area district until the expiration of at least one-half of the existing term of the resort tax, as provided for in 7-6-1504. If a vote to extend the term fails, successive votes to extend the term may be taken no more than once each year.
     (3) The board of directors shall exercise the powers described in 7-6-1533 through 7-6-1536, 7-6-1539 through 7-6-1544, 7-6-1546 through 7-6-1548, and 7-6-1550.

     History: En. Sec. 11, Ch. 327, L. 1997; amd. Sec. 1, Ch. 393, L. 2005; amd. Sec. 2, Ch. 232, L. 2013; amd. Sec. 91, Ch. 49, L. 2015.

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