Public Authorities Law Section 153-A
Additional powers of the authority
1.By contract or contracts or by its own employees to construct, on lands of the state, Captree bridge subject to such consents and approval of federal authorities as may be necessary.
2.In the discretion of the board, but only if and as permitted in any agreement with bondholders, by contract or contracts or by its own employees to construct (a) Captree parkway;
(b)such improvements along Captree parkway and Captree bridge and on Jones Beach island as it shall deem desirable for park and parkway purposes, including but not limited to automobile parking places, bathhouses, swimming pools, restaurants, boat basins, docks and slips and other recreational facilities.
3.To maintain, reconstruct and operate Captree bridge and, but only if and as permitted in any agreement with bondholders, to maintain, reconstruct and operate Captree parkway and such park and parkway improvements as it shall construct along Captree parkway and on Jones Beach island.
4.Subject to and in accordance with any agreements with bondholders, to charge tolls for the use of Captree bridge and to charge rentals and make other charges for the use of any parkway or improvement operated by it.
5.To construct and maintain over, under, along or across Captree bridge and, if constructed by the parkway authority, over, under, along or across Captree parkway, telephone, telegraph or electric wires and cables, gas mains, water mains, and other mechanical equipment not inconsistent with park or parkway purposes; to contract for such construction and to lease the right to construct and/or use the same on such terms and for such consideration as it shall determine, provided, however, that no lease shall be made for a period of more than ten years from the date when it is made.
6.To construct and maintain facilities for the public on and along Captree bridge and if constructed by it, on and along Captree parkway (not inconsistent with the use of Captree bridge as a bridge and Captree parkway as a parkway), to contract for such construction, and to lease the right to construct and/or use such facilities on such terms and for such consideration as it shall determine, provided, however, that no lease shall be made for a period of more than ten years from the date when it is made.
7.To do all things necessary or convenient to enforce its rights and to carry out its purposes, duties and the powers expressly given in this or any other section of this title. * NB (Authority abolished June 30, 1978)
Section 153-A — Additional powers of the authority,
https://www.nysenate.gov/legislation/laws/PBA/153-A (updated Sep. 22, 2014; accessed Dec. 2, 2023).