The board, for the purposes of this article, has power and is hereby authorized, in addition to and amplification of all other powers conferred upon the board by the Constitution of the State of California or by any statute of the State of California:
(a) To acquire, subject to the Property Acquisition Law (Part 11 (commencing with Section 15850) of Division 3 of Title 2 of the Government Code), by grant, purchase, gift, devise, or lease, and to hold and use, any real or personal property necessary, convenient, or useful for the carrying on of any of its powers pursuant to this article.
(b) To construct, operate, and control any project.
(c) To fix rates, rents, or other charges for the use of any project acquired, constructed, equipped, furnished, operated or maintained by the board, or for services rendered in connection therewith, and to alter, change, or modify the same at its pleasure, subject to any contractual obligation that may be entered into by the board with respect to the fixing of rates, rents, or charges.
(d) To enter into covenants to increase rates or charges from time to time as may be necessary pursuant to any contract or agreement with the holders of any bonds of the board.
(e) At any time and from time to time, to issue revenue bonds in order to raise funds for the purpose of establishing any project or of acquiring lands for any project, or of acquiring, constructing, improving, equipping, furnishing, financing, or refinancing any project, including payment of principal and interest on revenue bond anticipation notes, or for any combination of these purposes, which bonds may be secured as provided in this article.
(f) At any time, and from time to time, in connection with the financing or refinancing of any project, to loan or advance proceeds of revenue bonds or revenue bond anticipation notes to any person or state or local governmental entity, and to enter into loan agreements, leases, installation purchase agreements, conditional sales contracts, and similar financing instruments with the recipient of that loan or advance, all upon terms and conditions determined by the board.
(g) At any time and from time to time, to issue revenue bond anticipation notes pursuant to Section 90013.
(h) To adopt rules and regulations as may be necessary to enable the board to exercise the powers and to perform the duties conferred or imposed upon the board by this article.
(i) Nothing contained in this section or elsewhere in this article shall be construed directly or by implication to be in derogation of or in limitation of powers conferred upon or existing in the board by the Constitution or statutes of this state.
(Amended by Stats. 2007, Ch. 352, Sec. 2.)
Government Code 15850 et seq.
Education Code 90013