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Public Resources Code - PRC

DIVISION 5. PARKS AND MONUMENTS [5001 - 5873]

  ( Division 5 added by Stats. 1939, Ch. 94. )

CHAPTER 2. Counties and Cities [5101 - 5380]

  ( Chapter 2 added by Stats. 1939, Ch. 94. )

ARTICLE 1. Monuments [5101 - 5109]
  ( Article 1 added by Stats. 1939, Ch. 94. )

5101.
  

The board of supervisors of any county or the governing body of any city, may receive devises, bequests, donations, and gifts, for the purpose of erecting, within the county, or city, a monument in memory of California pioneers.

(Added by Stats. 1939, Ch. 94.)

5102.
  

When, in the opinion of the board of supervisors or other governing body, the devises, bequests, donations, and gifts received are sufficient for the purpose, it may erect the monument.

(Added by Stats. 1939, Ch. 94.)

5103.
  

The board of supervisors or other governing body may submit to the qualified electors of the county, or the city, the question whether taxes for the erection of a monument to the California pioneers shall be levied on the taxable property of the county or city. The question shall be submitted at a general or other election held in the county or city.

(Added by Stats. 1939, Ch. 94.)

5104.
  

Twenty days’ notice of the election shall be given by posting in at least three public places in the county, or the city. The notices shall state specifically the amount to be raised and the purpose. If a majority of all the votes cast at the election are in favor of the proposal, the tax provided for in this article is authorized.

(Added by Stats. 1939, Ch. 94.)

5105.
  

There shall be placed on the ballots for such election the words “Tax for pioneer monument—Yes” and “Tax for pioneer monument—No.”

(Added by Stats. 1939, Ch. 94.)

5106.
  

When the tax has been voted in a county, the board of supervisors, in the next annual levy of taxes, shall levy a tax on the property in the county, sufficient to produce the amount voted for the purpose, which tax shall be assessed and collected in the same manner as other taxes are levied and collected.

(Added by Stats. 1939, Ch. 94.)

5107.
  

When the tax has been voted in a city, its governing body, in the next annual levy of taxes, shall levy a tax on the property in the city, sufficient to produce the amount voted for the purpose, which tax shall be assessed and collected in the same manner as other taxes are levied and collected.

(Added by Stats. 1939, Ch. 94.)

5108.
  

When the taxes so raised and collected are available, the board of supervisors, in case of monuments for a county, and the governing body of a city, in case of monuments for a city, shall proceed to carry out the purpose for which the money was voted.

(Added by Stats. 1939, Ch. 94.)

5109.
  

The boards of supervisors in the several counties may appropriate money from the general fund of the county to erect monuments or to place tablets to commemorate historic spots or places within the limits of the county.

(Added by Stats. 1939, Ch. 94.)

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