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§7-13-6. Membership and participation in community action program organizations.

A county court, county board of education, or municipal government is hereby authorized and empowered to become associated with a community action program organization, and to participate in the development and implementation of component projects conceived and placed into operation by community action program organizations.

In so doing, a county court, county board of education, or municipal government may extend, without compensation, the use of its buildings, equipment, machinery, public lands, personnel, technical and other services, and other resources for the benefit of a community action program organization; may provide money, and real and other property, tangible or intangible, to a recognized community action program organization in the furtherance of the objectives of the federal Economic Opportunity Act of 1964; and may cooperate and act in conjunction with other county courts, county boards of education, municipal governments, public bodies, and all agencies of federal, state and local governments in the promotion and advancement of the projects, in operation or in evolutionary stages, under the jurisdiction of a recognized community action program organization: Provided, That any such contribution, whether in cash or in kind, in goods or in services fairly evaluated, should, in all practical instances, constitute the whole or a portion of the matching share required by the federal Office of Economic Opportunity from the community action program organization in the orderly implementation and conduct of community action programs.

Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2017 Regular Session
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