*For the benefit of Jefferson county and the inhabitants thereof, an industrial development agency, to be known as the JEFFERSON COUNTY INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT AGENCY, is hereby established for the accomplishment of any or all of the purposes specified in title one of article eighteen-A of this chapter. It shall constitute a body corporate and politic, and be perpetual in duration. It shall have the powers and duties now or hereafter conferred by title one of article eighteen-A of this chapter upon industrial development agencies and provide that the exercise of the powers by such agency with respect to the acquisition of real property whether by purchase, condemnation or otherwise shall be limited to the corporate limits of Jefferson county, and such agency shall take into consideration the local zoning and planning regulations as well as the regional and local comprehensive land use plans. It shall be organized in an manner prescribed by and be subject to the provisions of title one of article eighteen-A of this chapter. Its members shall be appointed by the governing body of Jefferson county. The agency, its members, officers and employees and its operations and activities shall in all respects be governed by the provisions of title one of article eighteen-A of this chapter. Pursuant to the authorization provided for in subdivision twenty-four of § 224 of the county law, the agency may operate and maintain any foreign trade zone or zones established in such county.

* NB Agency expires per §§ 856 and 882