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  ( Heading of Division 3 amended by Stats. 1957, Ch. 205. )

CHAPTER 8. Pest Abatement Districts [2800 - 2910]

  ( Chapter 8 enacted by Stats. 1939, Ch. 60. )

ARTICLE 3. Administration [2850 - 2853]
  ( Article 3 enacted by Stats. 1939, Ch. 60. )


Within 30 days after incorporation the board of supervisors shall appoint a board of trustees, consisting of not less than five nor more than nine members to act as the governing body of the district. At any time after the appointment of the initial board of trustees the board of supervisors may, at the request of the existing board of trustees of the district, increase or decrease the number of members of the board of trustees, but such board shall under no circumstances consist of less than five nor more than nine members.

(Amended by Stats. 1947, Ch. 890.)


The members of the district board shall hold office at the pleasure of the board of supervisors. They shall serve without compensation, but shall be allowed their necessary traveling and other expenses incurred in performance of their official duties. In lieu of expenses, the district board may, by resolution, provide for the allowance and payment to each member of the board of a sum not exceeding one hundred dollars ($100) as expenses incurred in attending each business meeting of the board. Reimbursement for these expenses is subject to Sections 53232.2 and 53232.3 of the Government Code.

(Amended by Stats. 2005, Ch. 700, Sec. 9. Effective January 1, 2006.)


The district board may take all necessary or proper steps for the extermination of the pest or pests mentioned in the petition for the organization of the district, subject to the control of city or other public authorities having jurisdiction in the matter.

(Enacted by Stats. 1939, Ch. 60.)


A district may destroy a record pursuant to Chapter 7 (commencing with Section 60200) of Division 1 of Title 6 of the Government Code.

(Added by Stats. 2005, Ch. 158, Sec. 20. Effective January 1, 2006.)

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