WATERCOURSES AND PORT DISTRICTS
COUNTY-BASED OR CITY-BASED INTERMODAL COMMERCE AUTHORITY
70-2203. Establishment and abolishment. (1) There is hereby created in each county and incorporated city an independent public body, corporate and politic, to be known as an intermodal commerce authority.
(2) No intermodal commerce authority and no county or city shall exercise the authority hereafter conferred by this chapter until after the county commissioners or city council members, after a public hearing, have adopted a resolution finding that:
(a) There are conditions in the county or city which will be benefited by the intermodal commerce authority to further the purposes set forth in section 70-2202, Idaho Code; and
(b) The county commissioners or city council members have reason to believe that the citizens of the county or city are supportive of the intermodal commerce authority.
(3) Upon the county or city making the findings set forth in subsection (2) of this section, the intermodal commerce authority is authorized to transact the business and exercise the powers hereunder by a board of commissioners to be appointed or designated as provided in section 70-2204, Idaho Code.
(4) After the establishment of an intermodal authority, any county or city may by resolution or ordinance, after a public hearing, abolish the intermodal authority provided that the payment of any bonds or other obligations of the intermodal authority shall not be adversely affected by such action.
(5) Notwithstanding any other provision of this section to the contrary, any intermodal authority existing as of July 1, 2006, is hereby validated.
[70-2203, added 2004, ch. 353, sec. 1, p. 1054; am. 2005, ch. 364, sec. 1, p. 1152; am. 2006, ch. 75, sec. 1, p. 229; am. 2011, ch. 37, sec. 4, p. 88.]