WVC 16 - 18 - 29
§16-18-29. Authority of governing body to prepare workable
program; article confers additional and
The governing body of the community, or such public officer
or public body as it may designate, is hereby authorized to
prepare a workable program (which may include an official plan of
action, as it exists from time to time for effectively dealing
with the problem of urban slums and blighted, deteriorated, or
deteriorating areas within the community and for the
establishment and preservation of a well-planned community with
well-organized residential neighborhoods of decent homes and
suitable living environment for adequate family life) for
utilizing appropriate private and public resources to eliminate,
and prevent the development or spread of, slums and urban blight
and deterioration, to encourage needed urban rehabilitation, to
provide for the redevelopment of blighted, deteriorated, or slum
areas, or to undertake such of the aforesaid activities or other
feasible activities as may be suitably employed to achieve the
objectives of such a program.
The powers conferred by this article shall be in addition
and supplemental to the powers conferred by any other law.
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2013 1st Special Session
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