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DIVISION 11. IRRIGATION DISTRICTS [20500 - 29978]

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

PART 6.5. DISTRIBUTION DISTRICTS IN IRRIGATION DISTRICTS [23500 - 23583]

  ( Part 6.5 added by Stats. 1949, Ch. 169. )

CHAPTER 3. Functioning of Distribution Districts [23550 - 23571]

  ( Chapter 3 added by Stats. 1949, Ch. 169. )

ARTICLE 1. Distribution District Management [23550 - 23553]
  ( Article 1 added by Stats. 1949, Ch. 169. )

23550.
  

In a district containing a distribution district the board and all of the officers of the district each respectively has all of the rights, powers, and privileges as to the distribution district, its land, and the proceedings in relation to the distribution district that each respectively has for the district of which the distribution district is a part, including the right of the district to acquire, own, hold, and dispose of property, and to contract in the name of the distribution district.

(Added by Stats. 1949, Ch. 169.)

23551.
  

The board may also hold or dispose of property used or acquired in connection with the distribution district in the name of the directors and their successors in office as trustees for the distribution district.

(Added by Stats. 1949, Ch. 169.)

23552.
  

The board of the district may in lieu in whole or in part of levying ad valorem assessments for repayment of construction costs under a contract with the United States pursuant to the federal reclamation laws, fix and collect charges for the use of water or for any other service furnished by means of the distribution system in the same manner and with the same effect as charges are made and collected by districts for the use of water or for services.

(Added by Stats. 1949, Ch. 169.)

23553.
  

The board of the district may provide for any maintenance and operation of the distribution system of a distribution district that may be required by the provisions of the contract between the distribution district and the United States under the federal reclamation laws, from funds of the irrigation district in lieu of levying further distribution district assessments for such purposes.

(Added by Stats. 1949, Ch. 169.)

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