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Bob Ferguson

AGO 1955 NO. 80 > May 23 1955

Boards of county commissioners may:  (1) acquire property by gift deed containing a reversionary clause and make permanent improvements thereon;  (2) appropriate money from current funds for acquisition of grounds and construction of buildings in addition to annual maintenance appropriation;  (3) may acquire fair grounds through long term lease and construct permanent improvements;  (4) use funds raised by special levy or for bonds voted for construction of improvements on property leased for fair purposes.