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45-2104. Powers and duties; limitations
A. The powers and authority vested in and the duties imposed on the members of the commission shall be exercised by a quorum of members, which consists of a majority of members then in office, except that a lesser number may hold public meetings without taking legal action.
B. The commission shall:
1. Adopt rules necessary to perform its duties.
2. Administer the expenditure of monies in accordance with section 45-2113.
3. Coordinate its staffing needs with the director and the state land commissioner.
4. Make and execute all necessary contracts, including grants and intergovernmental agreements pursuant to title 11, chapter 7, article 3.
5. Adopt an official seal for the authentication of its records, decisions and resolutions.
6. Keep the minutes of its meetings and all records, reports and other information relating to its work and programs in permanent form, systematically indexed and filed.
7. Designate the person or persons who shall execute all documents and instruments on behalf of the commission.
8. Each year elect two members to act as a chair and a vice-chair for the commission.
9. Manifest and record its actions by motion, resolution, order or other appropriate means.
10. In addition to those meetings required by law to be open, hold open public meetings as the commission considers appropriate.
11. Prepare an annual report of its activities.
C. The commission may:
1. Sue and be sued.
2. Contract with any person for the expenditure of monies, including the granting of monies, consistent with section 45-2113.
3. Meet jointly with federal or state authorities to consider matters of mutual interest.
4. Secure from any federal or state agency or department information necessary to enable the commission to carry out its purposes.
5. Accept, use and dispose of appropriations, gifts or grants of money or other property or donations of services, from whatever source, only to carry out the purposes authorized in this chapter.
6. Perform all other acts necessary to carry out the purposes of this chapter.
D. Nothing in this chapter shall be construed to authorize the commission to purchase real property or to use this state's right of eminent domain to acquire water or water rights or long-term storage credits using monies derived from the Arizona water protection fund established by section 45-2111.