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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  ( Division 26 repealed and added by Stats. 1975, Ch. 957.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 5. Regional Air Pollution Control Districts [40300 - 40392]

  ( Chapter 5 added by Stats. 1975, Ch. 957. )

ARTICLE 5. Financial Provisions [40370 - 40377]
  ( Article 5 added by Stats. 1975, Ch. 957. )

40370.
  

A regional district 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. Such indebtedness shall not exceed the total amount of the estimate of the tax income for either the current year or the ensuing year.

(Added by Stats. 1975, Ch. 957.)

40371.
  

Before the 15th day of June of each year, the regional district board shall estimate and determine the amount of money required by the regional district for its purposes during the ensuing fiscal year and shall apportion this amount to the counties included within the regional district, one-half according to the relative value of the real property of each county, or that portion thereof, within the regional district as determined by the regional district board and one-half in the proportion that the population of each county, or that portion thereof, within the regional district bears to the total population of the regional district.

For the purposes of this section, the regional district board shall base its determination of the population on the latest official information available to it.

(Added by Stats. 1975, Ch. 957.)

40372.
  

On or before the 15th day of June of each year, the regional district board shall inform the board of supervisors of each county of the amount apportioned to the county.

Each board of supervisors shall levy an ad valorem tax on the taxable property, but not including intangible personal property, within the county, or that portion thereof, included within the regional district sufficient to secure the amount so apportioned to it. Such taxes shall be levied and collected together with, and not separately from, the taxes for county purposes and shall be paid to the treasurer of each of the counties to the credit of the regional district.

(Added by Stats. 1975, Ch. 957.)

40373.
  

Taxes levied by a board of supervisors for the benefit of a regional district shall be a lien upon all property within such county, or that portion thereof, lying within the regional district and shall have the same force and effect as other liens for taxes. Their collection may be enforced in the same manner as liens for county taxes are enforced.

(Added by Stats. 1975, Ch. 957.)

40374.
  

(a)  (1)  At any time prior to the first receipt by a regional district of revenues from taxation, the counties within the regional district may loan any available money to the regional district for purposes of organization and operation, and such expenditures shall constitute a proper expenditure of county funds.

(2)  The regional district board shall add the sums of money so borrowed from the counties to the first amount apportioned by the regional district board pursuant to Section 40371, and shall repay the counties for all money borrowed from the first revenues received from taxation.

(b)  A regional district may contract, by a memorandum of understanding, joint powers agreement, or other agreement, with a county or counties in which the regional district is functioning, to provide facilities and administrative, legal, health coverage, risk management, clerical, and other support services, including, but not limited to, those services that the county or counties provided to the regional district prior to July 1, 1994.

(Amended by Stats. 1994, Ch. 260, Sec. 5. Effective July 21, 1994.)

40375.
  

The treasurers of the counties included, in whole or in part, within a regional district shall pay into the regional district treasury all funds held by them to the credit of the regional district.

(Amended by Stats. 1976, Ch. 1063.)

40376.
  

A regional district treasury shall be in the custody of the county treasurer of a county in the regional district designated by the regional district board, and such treasurer shall be the regional district treasurer.

(Added by Stats. 1975, Ch. 957.)

40377.
  

A regional district board shall, in carrying out the provisions of this article, comply as nearly as possible with the provisions of Chapter 1 (commencing with Section 29000), Division 3, Title 3 of the Government Code.

(Added by Stats. 1975, Ch. 957.)

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