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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 3. CITY AND COUNTY AGENCIES [52000 - 52190]

  ( Part 3 added by Stats. 1984, Ch. 1550, Sec. 1. )

CHAPTER 1. Community Energy Authority [52000 - 52190]

  ( Chapter 1 added by Stats. 1984, Ch. 1550, Sec. 1. )

ARTICLE 2. Creation of Community Energy Authorities [52030 - 52033]
  ( Article 2 added by Stats. 1984, Ch. 1550, Sec. 1. )

52030.
  

The governing body of any county or city may, by resolution or ordinance, create a community energy authority.

(Added by Stats. 1984, Ch. 1550, Sec. 1.)

52031.
  

(a)  The governing bodies of any two or more cities or counties or any combination thereof may by agreement create an area energy authority. Each governing body that is a party to such an agreement shall appoint two persons as commissioners of the authority, and the governing bodies shall jointly appoint one commissioner at large, and, upon appointment of all required commissioners, the area energy authority shall be authorized to exercise all of the powers which a community energy authority is authorized to exercise.

(b) Commissioners appointed pursuant to subdivision (a) shall serve at the pleasure of the governing bodies which appointed them.

(c) A majority of the commissioners of an area energy authority constitutes a quorum for the purpose of conducting business and exercising its powers and for all other purposes. Action may be taken by the area energy authority upon a vote of a majority of the commissioners.

(d) The commissioners shall select a chairperson from their number.

(Added by Stats. 1984, Ch. 1550, Sec. 1.)

52032.
  

The area of operation of an authority created pursuant to Section 52031 shall be the combined possible areas of operation of participating cities and counties, as determined by Section 52007.

(Added by Stats. 1984, Ch. 1550, Sec. 1.)

52033.
  

As an alternative to Section 52032, two or more governing bodies may jointly exercise any power under this chapter pursuant to a joint powers agreement entered into pursuant to Chapter 5 (commencing with Section 6500) of Division 7 of Title 1.

(Added by Stats. 1984, Ch. 1550, Sec. 1.)

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