Idaho Statutes

70-1509.  Cooperation with United States — Federal aid — Sale of bonds — Powers conferred. Every port district shall have power and is hereby authorized to completely and fully cooperate with the United States in all its programs and under all its laws, and to accept and use all available federal aid, and by way of illustration and not of limitation to do any or all of the following:
(1)  Accept from the United States or any agency or instrumentality thereof, loans or grants for or in aid of any port development;
(2)  Make contracts and execute instruments containing such terms, provisions, and conditions as in the discretion of the port commission may be necessary, proper or advisable for the purpose of obtaining grants or loans, or both, from any such federal agency or instrumentality, under any law of the United States, or the rules or regulations promulgated thereunder; to make all other contracts and to execute all other instruments necessary, proper or advisable in or for the furtherance of any port improvement and to carry out and perform the terms and conditions of all such contracts or instruments;
(3)  Subscribe to and comply with the provisions of all the laws of the United States and any rules and regulations made by any such federal agency or instrumentality, with regard to any such grants or loans or both;
(4)  Perform any acts authorized under this act through or by means of its own officers, agents and employees, or by contract with corporations, firms, or individuals;
(5)  Any contract to be let involving funds secured or to be secured in whole or in part under any such United States laws, rule or regulation, or any part thereof, may be awarded upon any day at least fifteen (15) days after one (1) publication of a notice requesting bids upon such contract in a newspaper of general circulation in the port district; provided, that in any case where publication of notice may be made for a shorter period of time under the provisions of existing statute or charter, such statute or charter shall govern;
(6)  To sell bonds at private sale to any agency or instrumentality of the United States or of this state, or to any sister state, or to any municipal corporation of this or any sister state, without any public advertisement;
(7)  To issue interim receipts, certificates, warrants, or other temporary obligations, in such form and containing such terms, conditions and provisions as the port commission issuing the same may determine, pending the preparation or execution of bonds for the purpose of financing such projects;
(8)  To issue bonds bearing the signatures of officers in office of the date of signing such bonds, notwithstanding that before delivery thereof any or all the persons whose signatures appear thereon shall have ceased to be the officers of the port commission issuing the same;
(9)  To include in the cost of any such project which may be financed by the issuance of bonds: (a) engineering, inspection, accounting, fiscal and legal expenses; (b) the cost of issuance of the bonds, including engraving, printing, advertising, and other similar expenses; (c) any interest costs during the period of construction on such project and for six (6) months thereafter on money borrowed or estimated to be borrowed;
(10)  To stipulate in any contract for the construction of any such project or part thereof, the maximum hours that any laborer, workman or mechanic shall be permitted or required to work in any one (1) calendar day or calendar week or calendar month, and the minimum wages to be paid to laborers, workmen or mechanics in connection with any such project; provided, that no such stipulation shall provide for hours in excess of, or for wages less than may now or hereafter be required by any other law;
(11)  To exercise any power conferred by this act independently or in conjunction with any power or powers conferred by any other law.

[70-1509, added 1969, ch. 55, sec. 55, p. 144.]

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