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DIVISION 11. IRRIGATION DISTRICTS [20500 - 29978]

  ( Division 11 added by Stats. 1943, Ch. 372. )

PART 10. ASSESSMENTS [25500 - 26677]

  ( Part 10 added by Stats. 1943, Ch. 372. )

CHAPTER 7. Assessment and Collection by County [26500 - 26553]

  ( Chapter 7 added by Stats. 1943, Ch. 372. )

ARTICLE 1. Assessment and Levy by County [26500 - 26504]
  ( Article 1 added by Stats. 1943, Ch. 372. )

26500.
  

If a board neglects or refuses in any year to impose assessments pursuant to this part, the board of supervisors of the office county shall, as provided in this article, perform the duties of the board of the district in respect to imposing assessments in the same manner and with the same effect as if those duties were performed by the board.

(Amended by Stats. 1996, Ch. 860, Sec. 26. Effective January 1, 1997.)

26501.
  

The applicable part of the equalized county assessment rolls of the affected counties shall be the basis of assessment for the district when its assessments are levied pursuant to this article.

(Added by Stats. 1943, Ch. 372.)

26502.
  

If any land subject to assessment for the purposes of the district does not appear upon a county assessment roll used as the basis of assessment for the district, the land omitted shall be forthwith assessed by the county assessor of the county in which it is situated upon an order of the board of supervisors making the assessment, and a description of the property omitted shall be written in the roll prepared for the district assessments.

(Added by Stats. 1943, Ch. 372.)

26503.
  

The board of supervisors shall meet and equalize each assessment made pursuant to this article with the assessment of other land in the district. The same notice shall be given by the board of supervisors of a meeting for the purpose of equalizing the assessment to be made as herein directed as is provided to be given by a district secretary when a board is to meet to equalize assessments.

(Added by Stats. 1943, Ch. 372.)

26504.
  

All expenses incurred in levying the assessment shall be borne by the district concerned. Unless the expenses are paid within 60 days from the time when a demand for them is made, they shall be collected by an action commenced by the district attorney of the county whose board of supervisors prepared the assessment roll.

(Added by Stats. 1943, Ch. 372.)

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