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Health and Safety Code - HSC

DIVISION 26. AIR RESOURCES [39000 - 44474]

  ( Division 26 repealed and added by Stats. 1975, Ch. 957. )

PART 3. AIR POLLUTION CONTROL DISTRICTS [40000 - 41357]

  ( Part 3 added by Stats. 1975, Ch. 957. )

CHAPTER 13. Mojave Desert Air Quality Management District [41200 - 41267]

  ( Chapter 13 added by Stats. 1992, Ch. 642, Sec. 4. )

ARTICLE 5. Financial Provisions [41240 - 41256]
  ( Article 5 added by Stats. 1992, Ch. 642, Sec. 4. )

41240.
  

The Mojave Desert district may adopt a schedule of fees, levied on permitted and other sources of air pollution to recover its costs of implementing this chapter, pursuant to Section 42311 and Chapter 7 (commencing with Section 44220) of Part 5.

(Added by Stats. 1992, Ch. 642, Sec. 4. Effective January 1, 1993.)

41241.
  

Pursuant to Section 41231, the district may undertake programs which may include, but are not limited to, financial assistance to fleet operators for the purchase, conversion, or operation of low-emission motor vehicles, financial or other assistance to encourage the sale and distribution of cleaner burning fuels, and financial assistance or other incentives for the purchase and operation of ridesharing vehicles.

(Added by Stats. 1992, Ch. 642, Sec. 4. Effective January 1, 1993.)

41243.
  

The Mojave Desert district board may borrow money and incur indebtedness in anticipation of the revenue for the current year in which the indebtedness is incurred or for the ensuing year. That indebtedness shall not exceed the total amount of the estimated revenue for either the current year or the ensuing year.

(Added by Stats. 1992, Ch. 642, Sec. 4. Effective January 1, 1993.)

41244.
  

Upon adoption of a resolution by the Mojave Desert district board to implement the procedure to issue warrants pursuant to Sections 41245 to 41256, inclusive, the procedure shall be implemented on the first day of the second month following the date of adoption of the resolution. If, at any time, the Mojave Desert district board determines that the accounting controls of the Mojave Desert district have become inadequate, it may revoke its authorization effective at the beginning of the next fiscal year.

(Added by Stats. 1992, Ch. 642, Sec. 4. Effective January 1, 1993.)

41245.
  

The Mojave Desert district board shall appoint a treasurer, who may be a county treasurer, who shall be the custodian of funds of the Mojave Desert district and who shall make payments only upon warrants duly and regularly signed by the person authorized by the Mojave Desert district board. The treasurer shall keep an account of all receipts and disbursements.

(Added by Stats. 1992, Ch. 642, Sec. 4. Effective January 1, 1993.)

41246.
  

The Mojave Desert district shall appoint a controller, who may be a county auditor, who shall be the accounting officer for the Mojave Desert district and who shall exercise general supervision over the accounting forms and methods of keeping the accounts of the Mojave Desert district.

(Added by Stats. 1992, Ch. 642, Sec. 4. Effective January 1, 1993.)

41247.
  

The Mojave Desert district board may, by resolution, cause to be drawn all warrants on the treasurer against all funds, except funds for debt service, of the Mojave Desert district in the treasury for the payment of salaries and expenses of the Mojave Desert district.

(Added by Stats. 1992, Ch. 642, Sec. 4. Effective January 1, 1993.)

41248.
  

The Mojave Desert district board may authorize, in writing, the controller to draw separate payroll warrants in the names of the individual Mojave Desert district employees for the respective amounts due each employee so that each employee may be furnished with a statement of the amount earned and an itemization of the amounts withheld.

(Added by Stats. 1992, Ch. 642, Sec. 4. Effective January 1, 1993.)

41249.
  

The Mojave Desert district board may authorize, in writing, the controller to issue warrants in favor of the persons entitled to payment of all claims chargeable against the Mojave Desert district which have been legally examined, allowed, and ordered paid by the Mojave Desert district board. The controller shall issue warrants on the treasurer for all those claims against the Mojave Desert district.

(Added by Stats. 1992, Ch. 642, Sec. 4. Effective January 1, 1993.)

41250.
  

The form of the warrants shall be prescribed by the Mojave Desert district board and approved by the treasurer.

(Added by Stats. 1992, Ch. 642, Sec. 4. Effective January 1, 1993.)

41251.
  

Except as specified in this article, no county officer shall be responsible for producing reports, statements, and other data relating to or based upon payments of salaries or claims of the Mojave Desert district pursuant to this article.

(Added by Stats. 1992, Ch. 642, Sec. 4. Effective January 1, 1993.)

41252.
  

The Mojave Desert district shall provide the officials of the San Bernardino County Employees Retirement Association, in the form prescribed by them, the data necessary to make retirement reports and maintain records required by law.

(Added by Stats. 1992, Ch. 642, Sec. 4. Effective January 1, 1993.)

41253.
  

All warrants, vouchers, and supporting documents shall be kept by the Mojave Desert district.

(Added by Stats. 1992, Ch. 642, Sec. 4. Effective January 1, 1993.)

41254.
  

Notwithstanding Section 27005 of the Government Code, or any other section requiring warrants or orders for warrants to be signed by the county auditor, if the Mojave Desert district treasurer is a county treasurer, the county treasurer shall pay the warrant if money is available and a person authorized to sign the warrant has signed it. The county treasurer may charge the Mojave Desert district for the cost of fiscal services he or she renders.

(Added by Stats. 1992, Ch. 642, Sec. 4. Effective January 1, 1993.)

41255.
  

The controller shall execute an official bond in an amount fixed by the Mojave Desert district board conditioned upon the faithful performance of his or her duties. A county auditor shall not be liable under the terms of his or her bond or otherwise for a warrant issued pursuant to this article. This section shall not be applied so as to impair the obligation of any contract in the bond of the officers in effect on July 1, 1993.

(Added by Stats. 1992, Ch. 642, Sec. 4. Effective January 1, 1993.)

41256.
  

If the auditor of the Mojave Desert district is a county auditor, he or she shall be provided, upon his or her request, a monthly listing of the warrants issued under this section reporting the warrant number, the date and amount of the warrant, the name of the payee, the name of the fund on which the warrant is drawn, and a statement showing for the current fiscal year to date, for each required expenditure classification, the amount budgeted, actual expenditures, encumbrances, and unencumbered balances. The form of the listing and statement shall be as prescribed by the Mojave Desert district board and approved by the county auditor.

(Added by Stats. 1992, Ch. 642, Sec. 4. Effective January 1, 1993.)

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