§7-1-3e. Acquisition of land for, and operation of, public refuse
dumps and sanitary landfills.
In addition to all other powers and duties now conferred by
law upon county commissions, such commissions are hereby empowered
to acquire, by purchase, right of eminent domain, lease, gift, or
otherwise, land for the establishment of public refuse dumps and
sanitary landfills, and to operate and maintain such dumps and
fills, and to pay for such land, and the operation and maintenance
of such dumps and fills, in whole or in part, either out of general
funds in the county treasury, or out of special funds to be derived
from fees paid by users of such facilities: Provided,
authority granted by this section expires on the first day of
January, one thousand nine hundred eighty-nine.