§19-21A-12. Assurances of cooperation by governmental division.
(a) By vote of the governing body, any governmental division
authorized to expend money on works of improvement by section
eleven of this article may alone, or in combination with any other
governmental division or divisions authorized to expend money on
works of improvement, give assurances, by contract or otherwise,
satisfactory to agencies of the United States, congressional
committees or other proper federal authority and to conservation
districts or watershed improvement districts organized under the
laws of this state that the governmental division or divisions will
construct, improve, operate or maintain works of improvement or
will appropriate a sum or sums of money and expend it for such
purposes as provided in section eleven of this article.
(b) The assurances, whether by contract or otherwise, shall be
reduced to writing and before final approval of the governing
bodies involved shall be submitted to the Attorney General for
approval. After approval by the Attorney General and by the
governing body or bodies concerned, certified copies of the
assurances shall be filed in the office of the county clerk of the
county or counties in which the governmental division is located
and in the office of the State Tax Commissioner.
(c) Any assurance hereunder may be valid and binding for a
period of time not to exceed fifty years.