WVC 29 - 28 - 3
§29-28-3. Authority created.
(a) There is hereby created the "Coal Heritage Highway
Authority" which is a public corporation and a government
instrumentality to promote economic development and tourism in
areas along the national scenic byway, designated the coal heritage
trail, and aid in the development, preservation, restoration or
enhancement of roads, trails, lands and structures, including areas
or structures associated with surface transportation, which have
unique and significant historic, architectural or cultural
importance associated with the area's heritage of coal production
and which are located in one or more of the counties of Fayette,
Mercer, McDowell, Raleigh and Wyoming.
(b) The authority shall cooperate with counties,
municipalities, state and federal agencies, public nonprofit
corporations, private corporations, associations, partnerships and
individuals for the purpose of planning, assisting and establishing
recreational, tourism, industrial, economic and community
development of the coal heritage trail for the benefit of West
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2013 1st Special Session
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