COUNTIES AND COUNTY LAW
POWERS AND DUTIES OF BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS
31-869. Development of energy systems. The boards of county commissioners of their respective counties are empowered to establish, create, develop, own, maintain and operate or contract for the ownership, operation and maintenance of energy facilities as follows:
(1) Geothermal energy systems for heating for the benefit of the county and the residents of the county.
(2) Electrical generation plants not to exceed twenty-five (25) megawatts in capacity which use as a fuel source landfill gas, wood waste or other biomass fuels. All the electricity produced from the electrical generation facility shall be sold by the county at wholesale.
[(31-869) 31-868, added 1979, ch. 312, sec. 1, p. 844; am. and redesig. 2005, ch. 25, sec. 39, p. 98; am. 2006, ch. 210, sec. 1, p. 639.]