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Cecil County, MD
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[HISTORY: Adopted as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
[Adopted as indicated in text (Ch. 10 of the 1990 Code of Public Local Laws)]
[1961 Code, § 97; 1970 Code, Sec. 3-4; 1974, ch. 240, § 3]
Albert Constable, Lewis Marshall Haines, Henry M. McCullough, Austin L. Crothers, John S. Wirt, George A. Blake, William S. Evans, William T. Warburton, Albert Constable, Jr., Heister Hess, John S. Strahorn, Reuben Haines, Omar D. Crothers, J. Wilson Squier, Henry L. Constable, Robert C. Thackery and Joshua Clayton, and such other persons as may hereafter become members of the same, and their successors, are hereby created a corporation by the name and title of "Cecil County Bar and Law Library Association," and by that name shall have perpetual succession, sue and be sued, answer and defend in any court of law and equity, and may adopt such bylaws, rules and regulations as may be from time to time necessary and proper for conducting the affairs of said corporation as shall not be contrary to the laws of the United States or of this state, and may have and use a seal and alter and change the same at pleasure, and in general exercise all the rights, privileges and immunities as by law are incident or necessary to the corporation herein constituted.
[1961 Code, § 97; 1970 Code, Sec. 3-5; 1974, ch. 240, § 3]
Said corporation, under the above name, shall be capable in law of purchasing, holding, selling and conveying property, real, personal and mixed, as far as shall be necessary for the purpose for which it is incorporated.
[1961 Code, § 99; 1970 Code, Sec. 3-6; 1974, ch. 240, § 3; 1998, ch. 352, § 1; amended 11-13-2012 by Ord. No. 2012-12]
One-half of all fines and penalties hereafter paid, imposed by the Circuit Court for Cecil County, upon any person or persons convicted in said court of any crime, and 1/2 of all forfeitures that may be collected by said court by judgment or decree of said court, shall be paid to the Cecil County Bar and Law Library Association, Inc. for the purpose of maintaining the Law Library and for other charitable and educational purposes authorized under the Courts and Judicial Proceedings Article of the Annotated Code of Maryland, § 7-507, or other applicable law.
[1961 Code, § 100; 1970 Code, Sec. 3-7; 1974, ch. 240, § 3]
The Judges of the Circuit Court of Cecil County shall have the use of any and all of the books of the Association as fully as any of the members thereof.
[1961 Code, § 101; 1970 Code, Sec. 3-7; 1974, ch. 240, § 3]
The affairs of said Association shall be managed by seven Directors to be elected by the incorporators hereinbefore named at a meeting to be held at the County seat of Cecil County, after a majority of them have been notified of said meeting and of the time and place of holding the same, to serve for one year or until their successors, thereafter to be elected annually by the members thereof, are elected and qualified.
[1961 Code, § 102; 1970 Code, Sec. 3-9; 1974, ch. 240, § 3]
As soon as said Directors shall have been elected and organized by electing a President, Vice President, Secretary and Treasurer, they shall give notice of the same, in writing, to the Clerk of the Circuit Court for Cecil County, and upon demand of the Treasurer of said Association the Clerk shall pay to him 1/2 of all fines or forfeitures received since March 25, 1904, 1/2 of all fines thereafter received, upon demand of said Treasurer.
[Adopted as indicated in text (Ch. 6 of the 1990 Code of Public Local Laws)]
[1969, ch. 714, § 1; 1970 Code, Sec. 1-7(a); amended 11-13-2012 by Ord. No. 2012-12]
There is an Airport Authority of Cecil County, with the members, powers, duties, functions and operations provided in this article.
[1969, ch. 714, § 1; 1970 Code, Sec. 1-7(b); 1988, ch. 227, § 2; amended 11-13-2012 by Ord. No. 2012-12]
There shall be five members of the Authority, to be selected and appointed by the County Executive in accordance with the Charter. Of the members first appointed to the Commission, one shall be appointed for an initial term of one year, one for an initial term of two years, one for an initial term of three years, one for an initial term of four years and one for an initial term of five years. As these initial terms expire, the terms of succeeding members shall be for four years each. The County Executive shall appoint persons to the Authority who are skilled and proficient in the general subject of aviation and airports. The County Executive, from time to time, shall designate a Chairman of the Authority. All members of the Authority at the time of appointment and during their service on the Authority shall be residents of Cecil County. The Authority shall meet regularly to carry out its functions under this section.
[1969, ch. 714, § 1; 1970 Code, Sec. 1-7(c); 1988, ch. 227, § 2]
The Airport Authority shall study the need and possibilities for an airport in Cecil County, the rules, regulations, and requirements of the Federal Aviation Administration and the State Aviation Administration in relation to any such facility, the possibilities for obtaining state or federal funds for the construction and operation of an airport, possible sites for an airport, and such other matters as properly are related to, and fall within the scope of, the intent and purpose of this article.
[1969, ch. 714, § 1; 1970 Code, Sec. 1-7(d)]
From time to time, the Airport Authority shall report to the County Executive and to the citizens of Cecil County the results of its studies and deliberations, together with any summarized information it may compile and with such recommendations as it may think feasible and proper for the progress and development of aviation and airports in Cecil County.
[1969, ch. 714, § 1; 1970 Code, Sec. 1-7(e); amended 11-13-2012 by Ord. No. 2012-12]
Following such studies, the Cecil County Council may establish by ordinance and construct an airport or airports in Cecil County, under the provisions of this article. In that event, it or they shall be operated and maintained under the control, direction, and supervision of the Airport Authority.
[1969, ch. 714, § 1; 1970 Code, Sec. 1-7(f); amended 11-13-2012 by Ord. No. 2012-12]
For the purposes of this article, the Airport Authority, with such funds as are made available to it from time to time by the County, may engage and contract for the services of such assistants, consultants and employees as deemed necessary for the work and purpose of the Airport Authority. The Authority, upon recommendation of the County Executive and approval by the Council, may accept grants-in-aid, monies, and gifts from other sources, public and private, for use in relation to the purposes and intent of this article.
[1969, ch. 714, § 1; 1970 Code, Sec. 1-7(g)]
Cecil County, from time to time, may borrow money on the faith and credit of Cecil County for capital expenditures imposed or incurred for the construction, reconstruction, repair, or enlargement of an airport or airports in Cecil County.
[1969, ch. 714, § 1; 1970 Code, Sec. 1-7(h)]
Cecil County and the Airport Authority of Cecil County each may adopt, promulgate, and from time to time amend, supplement, or repeal reasonable rules and regulations within the meaning and intent of this article to expedite and give effect to the exercise of their respective powers and duties under this article.