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Water Code - WAT

DIVISION 16. COUNTY WATERWORKS DISTRICTS [55000 - 55991]

  ( Division 16 added by Stats. 1953, Ch. 155. )

PART 4. FINANCIAL PROVISIONS [55500 - 55720]

  ( Part 4 added by Stats. 1953, Ch. 155. )

CHAPTER 3. Taxes [55700 - 55704]
  ( Chapter 3 added by Stats. 1953, Ch. 155. )

55700.
  

The board of supervisors may in any year levy a tax upon the taxable property in the district, sufficient to pay the cost and expenses of maintaining, operating, extending and repairing the waterworks of the district for the ensuing fiscal year.

(Added by Stats. 1953, Ch. 155.)

55701.
  

The board of supervisors shall levy a tax, each year, upon the taxable property in the district, sufficient to pay the interest on the bonds for that year authorized at the time of formation of the district, and that portion of the principal which is to become due before the time for making the next general tax levy.

(Added by Stats. 1953, Ch. 155.)

55702.
  

Where the petition for formation contained a statement that taxes shall be levied only upon the land within the district, all taxes levied under the provisions of this division in a district shall be levied upon the land within the district, and in any extension or additions thereto, and upon no other property.

(Added by Stats. 1953, Ch. 155.)

55703.
  

If the maturity of the indebtedness created by the issue of the bonds is made to begin more than one year after the date of issue, the tax shall be levied and collected each year, sufficient to pay the interest on the indebtedness as it falls due, and also to constitute a sinking fund for the payment of the principal on or before maturity.

(Added by Stats. 1953, Ch. 155.)

55704.
  

All taxes pursuant to this chapter shall be levied and collected at the time and in the same manner as the general tax levy for county purposes, and when collected shall be paid into the county treasury to be used for the payment of the principal and interest on bonds, or paid into the county treasury to the credit of the proper fund of the district.

(Added by Stats. 1953, Ch. 155.)

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