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Government Code - GOV

TITLE 1. GENERAL [25 - 680.4]

  ( Title 1 enacted by Stats. 1943, Ch. 134. )

DIVISION 7. MISCELLANEOUS [6000 - 7599.2]

  ( Division 7 enacted by Stats. 1943, Ch. 134. )

CHAPTER 5. Joint Exercise of Powers [6500 - 6599.3]

  ( Chapter 5 added by Stats. 1949, Ch. 84. )

ARTICLE 3. Joint County Park Boards [6580 - 6583]
  ( Article 3 added by Stats. 1965, Ch. 582. )

6580.
  

As used in this article, the following words shall have the following meanings:

(a) “Joint county park board” means a board, commission, or other public entity organized pursuant to an agreement made in accordance with Article 1 (commencing with Section 6500) of this chapter for the purpose of improving, operating, and maintaining a single park or other recreation facility located within more than one county, if none of the territory within the park or other recreation facility is contained within an incorporated city, and further, if all of the counties within which the park or other recreation facility is located are parties to the agreement creating the board, commission, or other public entity.

(b) “Counties” means all of the counties within which a portion of the park or other recreation facility, operated and maintained by a joint county park board, is located.

(c) “Park” means a park or other recreation facility operated and maintained by a joint county park board.

(Added by Stats. 1965, Ch. 582.)

6581.
  

A joint county park board may designate the sheriff of any one of the counties as the park sheriff. The park sheriff shall be designated by a contract made by and between the board of supervisors of the county of the park sheriff and the joint county park board. The contract shall provide for the amount to be paid the county of the park sheriff for the services to be rendered by the park sheriff at the park, and the method and time of termination of the contract. The contract shall further provide that an amount equal to the funds received by the county of the park sheriff from the joint county park board during the term of the contract shall be expended during the term of the contract for the purposes of providing services at the park through the park sheriff. The contract shall not take effect until it has been executed by the parties to it and, in addition, has been approved in writing by the park sheriff and by duly adopted resolutions of each of the boards of supervisors of the counties.

(Added by Stats. 1965, Ch. 582.)

6582.
  

Upon the designation of a park sheriff in the manner provided in Section 6581, and until such time as the designation is revoked by the termination of the contract designating the park sheriff, the park sheriff shall have and shall exercise throughout the park all of the functions, duties, obligations, and responsibilities of the office of sheriff, and shall have and may exercise within the park, all of the privileges in connection with the office of sheriff, all as though the entire park were a part of the county of the park sheriff, except as to those duties constituting the civil functions of the sheriff.

(Added by Stats. 1965, Ch. 582.)

6583.
  

The provisions of this article applicable to a park sheriff, if one has been designated, shall apply to all deputies and subordinates of the park sheriff in their capacities as such deputies or subordinates.

(Added by Stats. 1965, Ch. 582.)

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