Alaska Statutes.
Title 18. Health, Safety, and Housing
Chapter 55. Housing, Public Buildings, Urban Renewal, and Regional Housing Authorities
Section 630. Cooperation By Public Bodies.
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AS 18.55.630. Cooperation By Public Bodies.

(a) For the purpose of aiding and cooperating in the planning, undertaking, or carrying out of a redevelopment project located within the area in which it is authorized to act, a public body may, upon terms, with or without consideration, as it determines,

(1) dedicate, sell, convey, or lease any of its interest in a property, or grant easements, licenses, or other rights or privileges in the property to the corporation;

(2) cause parks, playgrounds, or recreational, community, educational, water, sewer, or drainage facilities, or other works that it is otherwise empowered to undertake to be furnished in connection with a redevelopment project;

(3) furnish, dedicate, close, vacate, pave, install, grade, regrade, plan, or replan streets, roads, sidewalks, ways, or other places, that it is otherwise empowered to undertake;

(4) plan or replan, or zone or rezone any part of the public body or make exceptions from building regulations and ordinances if the functions are of the character that the public body is otherwise empowered to perform;

(5) cause administrative and other services to be furnished to the corporation of the character that the public body is otherwise empowered to undertake or furnish for the same or other purposes;

(6) incur the entire expense of public improvements made by the public body in exercising the powers granted in this section;

(7) do any and all things necessary or convenient to aid and cooperate in the planning or carrying out of a redevelopment plan;

(8) lend, grant, or contribute money to the corporation;

(9) employ any money belonging to or within the control of the public body, including money derived from the sale or furnishing of property, service, or facilities to the corporation, in the purchase of the bonds or other obligations of the corporation and, as the holder of the bonds or other obligations, exercise the rights connected with them; and

(10) enter into agreements, which may extend over any period, notwithstanding a provision or rule of law to the contrary, with the corporation respecting action to be taken by the public body under any of the powers granted by AS 18.55.480 - 18.55.960.

(b) If at any time title to or possession of a redevelopment project is held by a public body or governmental agency, other than the corporation, authorized by law to engage in the undertaking, carrying out, or administration of redevelopment projects, including the federal government, the provisions of the agreement shall inure to the benefit of and may be enforced by the public body or governmental agency.

(c) A sale, conveyance, lease, or agreement provided for in this section may be made by a public body without appraisal, public notice, advertisement, or public bidding.

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