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TITLE 5. LOCAL AGENCIES [50001 - 57607]

  ( Title 5 added by Stats. 1949, Ch. 81. )

DIVISION 1. CITIES AND COUNTIES [50001 - 52203]

  ( Division 1 added by Stats. 1949, Ch. 81. )

PART 1. POWERS AND DUTIES COMMON TO CITIES AND COUNTIES [50001 - 51298.5]

  ( Part 1 added by Stats. 1949, Ch. 81. )

CHAPTER 2. Public Property [50300 - 50574]

  ( Chapter 2 added by Stats. 1949, Ch. 81. )

ARTICLE 2. Grants of Property [50330 - 50335]
  ( Article 2 added by Stats. 1949, Ch. 81. )

50330.
  

Whether governed under general laws or charter, a local agency may donate and grant to the Regents of the University of California, the Trustees of the California State University, or the governing board of a community college district real property that it owns as a site for university buildings and grounds, state university buildings and grounds, or community college buildings and grounds, as the case may be. A local agency may expend funds, incur indebtedness, and issue bonds for the acquisition of a site within or without its boundaries for the purposes of this section.

(Amended by Stats. 1993, Ch. 8, Sec. 56.5. Effective April 15, 1993.)

50330.4.
  

For the purposes of Section 50330, a local agency may purchase land or options on land or contract for and make downpayments on land or options on land within or without its boundaries and make a gift of that land, option, or contract and downpayment to the Trustees of the California State University for development as a state university on condition that the entire gift shall revert to the local agency if the state university is not established on that site prior to a specific date designated by the local agency and the trustees and the acceptance of the gift by the trustees shall not obligate the expenditure of any state funds for the purchase or acquisition of land or for development on land unless the Legislature shall subsequently approve the obligation by appropriating funds for that specific purpose.

(Amended by Stats. 1983, Ch. 143, Sec. 198.)

50331.
  

A local agency may acquire and hold land within its boundaries for:

(a) Developing and encouraging agricultural, horticultural, or botanical products.

(b) Exhibiting such products.

(c) Erecting, rebuilding, or furnishing historical museums and art galleries.

Such land may be acquired by purchase or otherwise, or may be leased for a term not to exceed fifty years.

(Added by Stats. 1949, Ch. 81.)

50332.
  

By a four-fifths vote of its legislative body, a local agency may donate and convey, for fairground or exposition, park, playground, or recreational purposes, to the State or to the district agricultural association of the agricultural district in which the local agency is situate any land and buildings owned, held, or used by it, upon such terms as the local agency and the district agricultural association or the State agree. If the local agency received the land or buildings by donation or dedication, the agreement is subject to the covenants, conditions, and restrictions of the donation or dedication as to the use of the land and buildings, existing at the date of transfer from the local agency.

(Added by Stats. 1949, Ch. 81.)

50333.
  

Whether governed under general laws or charter, a local agency may donate and grant to the State real property which it owns within its boundaries as a site for public buildings and grounds. A local agency may acquire such real property by purchase or eminent domain proceedings in the name of the local agency. The title to such property may be taken in the name of the State or of the local agency and thereafter conveyed to the State. A local agency may expend its funds, incur indebtedness, and issue bonds for the acquisition of such sites.

(Added by Stats. 1949, Ch. 81.)

50334.
  

Whether governed under general laws or charter, a local agency may donate and grant to the United States real property which it owns within its boundaries as a site for post-office and federal office buildings and grounds.

A local agency may expend its funds, incur indebtedness, and issue bonds for the acquisition of such sites.

(Added by Stats. 1949, Ch. 81.)

50335.
  

The legislative body of a local agency may convey to any public corporation, or private corporation engaged in the public utility business, an easement to lay, construct, reconstruct, maintain, and operate water, sewer, gas or storm drain pipes or ditches, electric or telephone lines, and access roads used in connection therewith, over and upon any land belonging to the local agency, upon such terms and conditions as the parties thereto may agree. Nothing contained herein shall relieve a public utility from any franchise requirement imposed by any law, charter, or ordinance.

(Added by Stats. 1957, Ch. 577.)

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