Alaska Statutes.
Title 18. Health, Safety, and Housing
Chapter 57. Regional Electrical Authorities
Section 40. Powers of the Authority.
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AS 18.57.040. Powers of the Authority.

A regional electrical authority has the general power to

(1) adopt, alter, and use a corporate seal;

(2) prescribe, adopt, amend, and repeal bylaws;

(3) sue and be sued in its own name;

(4) appoint officers, agents, and employees and vest them with powers and duties and to fix, change, and pay compensation for their services as the authority may determine;

(5) borrow money, make and issue bonds, notes, and other evidences of indebtedness of the authority for any of its corporate purposes and to secure payment of its bonds and of other obligations by pledge of or lien on all or any of its assets, contracts, revenue, and income;

(6) make and issue bonds for the purpose of funding, refunding, purchasing, paying, or discharging any of the outstanding bonds or obligations issued or assumed by it or bonds or obligations the principal or interest of which is payable in whole or in part from its revenue;

(7) make and execute agreements, contracts, and other instruments necessary or convenient in the exercise of its powers and functions, including contracts, with any person, firm, corporation, government agency, or other entity;

(8) receive, administer, and comply with the conditions and requirements of an appropriation, gift, grant, or donation of property or money;

(9) invest or reinvest money or funds held by the authority in obligations or other securities or investments in which banks or trust companies in the state may legally invest funds held in reserves or sinking funds or funds not required for immediate disbursement, and in certificates of deposits or time deposits;

(10) acquire, hold, use, lease, sell, or otherwise dispose of property of any kind, real, personal or mixed or any interest in it;

(11) acquire, produce, develop, manufacture, use, transmit, distribute, supply, exchange, sell, or otherwise dispose of electric energy and other supplies and services as the authority determines necessary, proper, incidental, or convenient in connection with its activities;

(12) determine, fix, alter, charge, and collect rates, fees, rentals, and other charges for the use of the facilities of the authority or for the service, electric energy or other commodities sold, rendered, or furnished by it;

(13) plan, design, construct, reconstruct, extend, or improve any facility necessary or convenient in connection with its activities;

(14) enter on any land, water, or premises for the purpose of making surveys, soundings, or examinations;

(15) exercise the powers of eminent domain in accordance with AS 09.55.250 - 09.55.460;

(16) do all acts and things necessary, convenient, or desirable to carry out the powers granted or implied in this chapter;

(17) adopt, amend, and repeal regulations necessary for the exercise and performance of its powers and duties or to govern the rendering of service, sale or exchange of electrical energy.

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