General powers of county as body politic and corporate
Each county is a body politic and corporate for the following purposes:
(1) To sue and be sued;
(2) To purchase and hold for the use of the county lands lying within its own limits and any personal estate;
(3) To make all necessary contracts; and
(4) To do all other necessary acts in relation to the property and concerns of the county.
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