143-202.1. Memorandum of Agreement for operation of Roanoke Festival Park and Elizabeth II State Historic Site and Visitor Center.

The Department of Natural and Cultural Resources shall negotiate a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) with the Association for the management and operation of Roanoke Island Festival Park, including the Elizabeth II State Historic Site and Visitor Center. The MOA shall include, at a minimum, the following:

(1) The establishment and collection of any admission charges or user fees for properties and events operated at Roanoke Island Festival Park by the Association. Nothing in this subdivision is intended to require the charging of admission to any property or event.

(2) The adoption and enforcement of bylaws, rules, and guidelines needed for the Association to carry out the duties imposed by the MOA.

(3) Provisions for the transfer of that portion of revenues collected from operations of the Roanoke Island Festival Park and associated facilities and enterprises from the Association to the Historic Roanoke Island Fund as the MOA may specify.

(4) The delegation of any powers and the transfer of any assets, liabilities, contracts, or agreements from the Department to the Association necessary to carry out the duties imposed by the MOA. Any delegation or transfer shall be made in accordance with applicable law. (2017-57, s. 14.8(a).)