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Government Code - GOV

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 2. POWERS AND DUTIES EXERCISED JOINTLY BY CITIES AND COUNTIES [51300 - 51953]

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

CHAPTER 1. Transfer of City Functions [51300 - 51350]

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

ARTICLE 1. General [51300 - 51308]
  ( Article 1 added by Stats. 1949, Ch. 81. )

51300.
  

This article does not apply to cities containing a population of over 1,900,000 according to the 1950 federal census or to cities which are also cities and counties.

(Amended by Stats. 1959, Ch. 597.)

51301.
  

A board of supervisors may contract with a city, governed under general laws or charter, within the county, and the city legislative body may contract with the county for the performance by its appropriate officers and employees, of city functions.

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

51302.
  

The term of the contract shall not exceed five years but may continue for periods of five years each, unless the legislative body of either local agency votes not to continue the term at a meeting more than one year before the expiration of any five-year period.

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

51303.
  

The county officers and employees named in the contract shall exercise within the city all of the powers and duties conferred upon the city officers or employees named in the contract.

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

51304.
  

The city may provide in the contract for the payment to the county of a consideration agreed upon, which shall be paid to the county treasurer.

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

51305.
  

If the contract results in a unification of a county department with a similar city department requiring a reduction of employees in either department and in a particular line of promotion, the reduction shall be made only from those employees most recently employed within the line of promotion without reference to any code number under which the employee is acting at the time of the reduction. The rule of seniority shall be preserved without discrimination between employees of either local agency.

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

51306.
  

The contract shall provide for the assumption of all city pension rights of the transferred employees by the county, or for their continuation by the city, or by both.

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

51307.
  

The board of supervisors shall hold separately in trust pension money or property taken over by it from the city under the contract and all earnings, increases, and additions to such funds. The money or property shall be expended solely for the payment of the city’s portion of such pensions and incidental administrative expenses.

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

51308.
  

Any person pensioned at the execution of the contract has a vested property right in the pension fund for the payment of his pension.

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

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