Sec. 17. (a) For the purpose of raising money to pay all bonds issued under section 16 of this chapter and any interest on them, the principal of and interest on any outstanding bonds or obligations payable from taxes and assumed under section 33 of this chapter, and leases entered into under IC 8-22-3.6 that are payable in whole or in part from a property tax levy, the board shall levy each year a special tax upon all of the property, both real and personal, located within the district in a manner and in an amount to meet and pay the principal of the bonds as they severally mature, together with all interest accruing on them, and to pay lease rentals as they become due, after taking into account all other revenues pledged to the payment of the bonds or lease rentals.

Terms Used In Indiana Code 8-22-3-17

  • Lease: A contract transferring the use of property or occupancy of land, space, structures, or equipment in consideration of a payment (e.g., rent). Source: OCC
  • Property: includes personal and real property. See Indiana Code 1-1-4-5
  • Year: means a calendar year, unless otherwise expressed. See Indiana Code 1-1-4-5

(b) The board shall file the tax levied each year with the county auditor of the county in which the district is located under IC 6-1.1-17.

(c) The tax levied shall be collected and enforced by the treasurer of the county under IC 6-1.1, and as the tax is collected by the treasurer of the county it shall be paid over to the treasurer of the authority. The treasurer shall accumulate and keep the tax in a separate fund to be known as the “airport authority bond fund”, which shall be applied to the payment of the bonds and the interest on them as they severally mature and to the payment of lease rentals and to no other purposes.

(d) The bonds issued under this chapter and the interest on them are exempt from taxation for all purposes except the financial institutions tax imposed under IC 6-5.5.

[Pre-Local Government Recodification Citations: 19-6-2-19; 19-6-3-21 part; 19-6-3.5-21.]

As added by Acts 1980, P.L.8, SEC.73. Amended by Acts 1980, P.L.79, SEC.4; P.L.21-1990, SEC.42; P.L.108-1993, SEC.1; P.L.254-1997(ss), SEC.16; P.L.79-2017, SEC.57.