2007 Florida Statutes
Association authorized to contract with municipality, county, or state for use of land; admission fees; state, counties, and municipalities authorized to make contributions.
616.11 Association authorized to contract with municipality, county, or state for use of land; admission fees; state, counties, and municipalities authorized to make contributions.--Any fair association may enter into any contract, lease, or agreement with any municipality or county in the state or with the state or agency or subdivision thereof for the donation to or the use and occupation by the association of any land owned, leased, or held by the county or municipality or the state or agency or subdivision thereof during such time and on such terms as the county or municipality or the state or agency or subdivision thereof may authorize, with the right on the part of the association to charge and receive an admission fee to the fair or exposition or any part thereof. The state or any agency or subdivision thereof, the board of county commissioners of any county within which the fair or exhibition is held, and the mayor and city council of any municipality within the county may also make contributions of money, property, or services to fair associations to assist in carrying out the purposes of the associations as authorized by this chapter. Boards of county commissioners of the various counties of the state may expend in their discretion such sums of money as they deem for the best interests of their counties and in aiding the development of the educational, agricultural, horticultural, livestock, charitable, historical, civic, cultural, scientific, and any other resources of their counties at and in connection with public fairs and expositions, including the offering and paying of premiums for the exhibitions of resources of their respective counties.
History.--s. 9, ch. 7388, 1917; RGS 4527; CGL 6526; s. 2, ch. 81-318; ss. 25, 26, ch. 83-239; ss. 15, 44, ch. 93-168.