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      RS 33:130.741     



§130.741.  Winn Parish Economic Development District; creation; territorial jurisdiction

A.  The Winn Parish Economic Development District, hereinafter referred to as the "district", is hereby constituted and is declared to be a body politic and political subdivision of the state of Louisiana, as defined in Article VI, Section 44 of the Constitution of Louisiana. Pursuant to Article VI, Sections 19 and 21 of the Constitution of Louisiana, the district, acting through its board of commissioners, the governing authority of said district, is hereby granted all of the rights, powers, privileges, and immunities granted to political subdivisions for economic and industrial development purposes, including but not limited to the power of taxation, the power to incur debt and issue revenue and general obligation bonds, certificates of indebtedness, bond and certificate anticipation notes, and refunding bonds, subject to the limitations hereinafter provided.

B.  The district created pursuant hereto shall be established for the primary object and purpose of promoting and encouraging the development of economic and industrial opportunities, stimulating the economy through renewed commerce and industry, and for the utilization and development of natural and human resources of the area by providing job opportunities.

C.  The boundaries of the district shall be coterminous with the boundaries of Winn Parish, provided that the jurisdiction of the district shall not include towns or cities that have economic and industrial development districts similar to the district, except pursuant to a cooperative endeavor agreement with any such district.

Acts 2007, No. 269, §1, eff. July 6, 2007.

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