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Public Resources Code - PRC

DIVISION 5. PARKS AND MONUMENTS [5001 - 5873]

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

CHAPTER 4. Recreation and Park Districts [5780 - 5796.20]

  ( Chapter 4 repealed and added by Stats. 2001, Ch. 15, Sec. 4. )

ARTICLE 13. Lower Los Angeles River Recreation and Park District [5795 - 5795.20]
  ( Article 13 added by Stats. 2016, Ch. 486, Sec. 1. )

5795.
  

(a) The Lower Los Angeles River Recreation and Park District may be established subject to this chapter and the Cortese-Knox-Hertzberg Local Government Reorganization Act of 2000 (Division 3 (commencing with Section 56000) of Title 5 of the Government Code).

(b) A petition or resolution to establish the district pursuant to this article and Article 3 (commencing with Section 5782) may not be submitted to the Los Angeles County Local Agency Formation Commission on or after January 1, 2021.

(Amended by Stats. 2018, Ch. 453, Sec. 1. (SB 875) Effective September 17, 2018.)

5795.5.
  

For purposes of this article, “district” means the Lower Los Angeles River Recreation and Park District.

(Added by Stats. 2016, Ch. 486, Sec. 1. (SB 1374) Effective January 1, 2017.)

5795.10.
  

Notwithstanding Article 4 (commencing with Section 5783), the initial board of directors of the district shall consist of no more than 13 members, as follows:

(a) The city council of each of the following cities may appoint one representative:

(1) The City of Vernon.

(2) The City of Maywood.

(3) The City of Bell.

(4) The City of Bell Gardens.

(5) The City of Cudahy.

(6) The City of South Gate.

(7) The City of Lynwood.

(8) The City of Compton.

(9) The City of Paramount.

(10) The City of Long Beach.

(b) The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors may appoint two public members. One of those members shall be a representative of a nonprofit organization serving the Lower Los Angeles River region.

(c) Except as provided in subdivision (d), a person appointed to the board of directors shall serve at the pleasure of the city council or county board of supervisors that made the appointment.

(d) (1) One representative may be jointly appointed by the city councils of the following cities:

(A) The City of Commerce.

(B) The City of Downey.

(C) The City of Montebello.

(D) The City of Pico Rivera.

(2) The representative appointed pursuant to this subdivision shall serve for a two-year term.

(Added by Stats. 2016, Ch. 486, Sec. 1. (SB 1374) Effective January 1, 2017.)

5795.15.
  

The board of directors may be reorganized pursuant to Article 6 (commencing with Section 5785).

(Added by Stats. 2016, Ch. 486, Sec. 1. (SB 1374) Effective January 1, 2017.)

5795.20.
  

(a) In addition to the powers enumerated in Article 7 (commencing with Section 5786), which shall be subject to review and approval by the Los Angeles County Local Agency Formation Commission upon formation, change of organization, or reorganization under the Cortese-Knox-Hertzberg Local Government Reorganization Act of 2000 (Division 3 (commencing with Section 56000) of Title 5 of the Government Code), and to the financing authority provided by Article 9 (commencing with Section 5788), Article 10 (commencing with Section 5789), and Article 11 (commencing with Section 5790), the district shall do all of the following:

(1) Promote the development of open space and parks along the Lower Los Angeles River.

(2) Identify funding and resources to promote the revitalization of the Lower Los Angeles River and open spaces along the river for the benefit and enjoyment of local communities.

(3) Acquire, construct, improve, maintain, and operate parks and open space along the Lower Los Angeles River.

(b) The district shall conduct the activities specified in paragraphs (1) to (3), inclusive, of subdivision (a) in coordination with the Lower Los Angeles River Working Group established pursuant to Section 32622 and the San Gabriel and Lower Los Angeles Rivers and Mountains Conservancy established pursuant to Division 22.8 (commencing with Section 32600), which have certain responsibilities regarding the Lower Los Angeles River.

(Amended by Stats. 2017, Ch. 561, Sec. 205. (AB 1516) Effective January 1, 2018.)

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