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DIVISION 7. PUBLIC UTILITY DISTRICT ACT [15501 - 18055]

  ( Division 7 added by Stats. 1953, Ch. 72. )

CHAPTER 5. Acquisition of Works [16801 - 16885]

  ( Chapter 5 added by Stats. 1953, Ch. 72. )

ARTICLE 3. Joint Acquisition and Use of Sewage Facilities and Water Works [16871 - 16885]
  ( Article 3 added by Stats. 1953, Ch. 72. )

16871.
  

As used in this article, “public agency” includes the Federal Government or any of its branches, and any county, city, district, or other public corporation.

(Added by Stats. 1953, Ch. 72.)

16872.
  

As used in this article, “sewage disposal facilities” includes sewers or other works or facilities for the handling, treatment, or disposal of sewage.

(Added by Stats. 1953, Ch. 72.)

16873.
  

A district may contract with any public agency or with any person, firm, or corporation, for the joint acquisition, construction, or use of any sewage disposal facilities for the servicing of the public utility district and such other area as may be designated in the contract, when in the judgment of the board it is for the best interests of the district so to do.

(Added by Stats. 1953, Ch. 72.)

16874.
  

A contract may provide for the construction and maintenance of sewage disposal facilities, and for the payment by or for the parties to the contract of such proportionate part of the cost of their acquisition, construction, or maintenance as may be stated in the contract. The payments shall be made at such times and in such amounts as provided by the contract.

(Added by Stats. 1953, Ch. 72.)

16875.
  

A contract may provide for the joint use of any sewage disposal facilities upon such terms and conditions as may be agreed upon by the parties to the contract, and for the flowage, treatment or disposal of sewage from such area for each of the parties as may be described in the contract.

(Added by Stats. 1953, Ch. 72.)

16876.
  

A district which has acquired or constructed or which proposes to acquire or construct any sewage disposal facilities, may contract with any public agency or with any person, firm, or corporation for the use of any such sewage disposal facilities by any such public agency, or for the flowage, treatment, or disposal of sewage from any area designated by the person, firm, or corporation so contracting, upon such terms and conditions as may be provided in the contract.

(Added by Stats. 1953, Ch. 72.)

16878.
  

Sections 16873 to 16876, inclusive, shall be liberally construed to the end that sewer systems may be planned for areas requiring sewers, which may not all be in one district, and that any sewage disposal facilities required or constructed by any public utility district may be used to the fullest capacity.

(Added by Stats. 1953, Ch. 72.)

16879.
  

Any contract or agreement made under Sections 16873 to 16876, inclusive, is not subject to the limitations of Section 16474.

(Added by Stats. 1953, Ch. 72.)

16880.
  

A district may contract with any public agency or with any person, firm, or corporation for the joint acquisition or construction or use of any water works or other facilities for supplying water to the public utility district or such other public agency and to such other area as may be designated in the contract, when in the judgment of the board of directors of the public utility district it is for the best interests of the district so to do.

(Added by Stats. 1953, Ch. 72.)

16881.
  

A contract may provide for the construction and maintenance of water works or other facilities and for the payment by or for the parties to the contract of such proportionate part of the cost of the acquisition, construction, or maintenance of such water works or other facilities as may be stated in the contract. Payments shall be made at such time and in such amounts as provided by the contract.

(Added by Stats. 1953, Ch. 72.)

16882.
  

A contract may provide for the joint use of any water works or other facilities upon such terms and conditions as may be agreed upon by the parties to the contract for such area for each of the parties as may be described in the contract.

(Added by Stats. 1953, Ch. 72.)

16883.
  

A district which has acquired or constructed or which proposes to acquire or construct any water works or other facilities for supplying water to the district may contract with any public agency, or with any person, firm, or corporation for the use of any such water works or facilities by the public agency for the furnishing of water to any area designated by such public agency, person, firm, or corporation upon such terms and conditions as may be provided in the contract.

(Added by Stats. 1953, Ch. 72.)

16884.
  

No agreement under Sections 16880 to 16883, inclusive, shall run for a longer period than 30 years; provided that in case bonds are issued to finance such waterworks, such agreement may be extended until such bonds are matured and redeemed. Any contract made with the federal government or any branch thereof is not subject to this restriction or limitation.

(Amended by Stats. 1965, Ch. 54.)

16885.
  

Sections 16880 to 16884, inclusive, shall be liberally construed to the end that water works and systems may be planned by public utility districts for areas requiring them which may not all be in one district and to the end that they may be used to the fullest capacity. Any contract or agreement made under these sections is not subject to the limitations provided in Section 16474, and such a contract or agreement made with the Federal Government, or any branch thereof, is not subject to the limitations provided in Section 16573.

(Added by Stats. 1953, Ch. 72.)

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