(A)   The Town Council is authorized to budget and appropriate funds from the General Fund or from other funds to provide membership for the town and the elected and appointed officials and members of the municipality's boards, councils, departments or agencies in local, regional, state and national associations of a civic educational or governmental nature, which have as their purpose the betterment and improvement of municipal operations.
   (B)   The Town Council is further authorized to budget and appropriate funds to pay the expenses of duly authorized representatives to attend the meetings and functions of organizations to which the municipality belongs.
('88 Code, § 2-7-1)
Statutory reference:
   Towns granted power to operate local affairs, see I.C. 36-1-3-2