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DIVISION 5. SANITATION [4600 - 6127]

  ( Division 5 enacted by Stats. 1939, Ch. 60. )

PART 3. COMMUNITY FACILITIES [4600 - 6127]

  ( Heading of Part 3 amended by Stats. 1970, Ch. 420. )

CHAPTER 3. County Sanitation Districts [4700 - 4859]

  ( Chapter 3 enacted by Stats. 1939, Ch. 60. )

ARTICLE 6. Finance and Taxation [4810 - 4820]
  ( Article 6 enacted by Stats. 1939, Ch. 60. )

4810.
  

Annually, on or before the first day of August the district board shall furnish to the board of supervisors and the county auditor a written statement of the amount necessary to pay the interest on bonds for that year, and the portion of the principal that is to become due before the time for making the next general tax levy.

(Amended by Stats. 1974, Ch. 208.)

4811.
  

The board of supervisors of the county shall annually, at the time and in the manner of levying other county taxes, levy and cause to be collected a tax upon the taxable real property in the district, based upon the last equalized assessment roll of the county sufficient to pay the interest on the bonds for that year and such portion of the principal as is to become due before the time for making the next general tax levy.

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

4812.
  

If the district board fails to furnish to the board of supervisors the written statement of the amount necessary, the board of supervisors of the county shall ascertain the amount necessary to pay the interest on the bonds for that year and the portion of the principal that is to become due before the time for making the next general tax levy, and shall levy and cause to be collected the necessary amount.

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

4813.
  

The tax shall be collected at the same time and in the same manner as the general tax levy for county purposes, and when collected shall be paid into the treasury of the county to the credit of the district, and shall be used for the payment of the principal and interest upon the bonds, and for no other purpose.

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

4814.
  

The principal and interest on the bonds shall be paid by the treasurer of the county in the manner now or hereafter provided by law for the payment of principal and interest on the bonds of the county.

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

4815.
  

In any year, at least 15 days before the first day of the month in which the board of supervisors of the county in which the district is located, is required by law to levy the amount of taxes required by law for county purposes, the district board shall furnish to the board of supervisors a written statement of the amount necessary; (a) to maintain, operate, extend, or repair any work or improvements of the district, for the collection, treatment and disposal of sewage and to defray all other expenses incidental to the exercise of any of the district’s powers, except the amounts necessary to acquire, construct, maintain and operate a refuse transfer or disposal system, or both, and any other expenses incidental to the operation of said system and (b) to acquire, construct, operate and maintain any work or improvement of the district for a refuse transfer or disposal system, or both. The board of supervisors of the county shall, at the time and in the manner of levying other county taxes, levy separately and cause to be collected a tax upon the taxable real property in the district, based upon the last equalized assessment roll of the county sufficient to pay: (1) the cost of maintaining, operating, extending, or repairing any work or improvements of the district for the collection, treatment and disposal sewage and of defraying all other expenses incidental to the exercise of any of the district’s powers except those relating to the acquisition, construction, operation and maintenance of a refuse transfer or disposal system, or both, and (2) the cost of acquiring, constructing, operating and maintaining, extending or repairing a refuse transfer or disposal system, or both; provided, the latter levy shall be made only on the real property located in said refuse transfer or disposal system, or both.

(Amended by Stats. 1957, Ch. 168.)

4816.
  

The tax shall be levied and collected at the same time and in the same manner as the general tax levy for county purposes, and the revenue derived from the tax shall be paid into the county treasury to the credit of the operating fund of the district, unless the board has designated a depository or depositories pursuant to Section 4730.5 or Section 4730.7 in which case the revenue shall be paid into the depository or depositories, as directed by the board, and the district board shall control and order its expenditure.

(Amended by Stats. 1989, Ch. 789, Sec. 18.)

4817.
  

Claims for money or damages against the district are governed by Part 3 (commencing with Section 900) and Part 4 (commencing with Section 940) of Division 3.6 of Title 1 of the Government Code, except as provided therein. Claims not governed thereby or by other statutes or by ordinances or regulations authorized by law and expressly applicable to such claims shall be prepared and presented to the governing body, and all claims shall be audited and paid, in the same manner and with the same effect as are similar claims against the county.

(Amended by Stats. 1963, Ch. 1715.)

4818.
  

The cost of preparing the engineer’s report, including the compensation paid engineers and other employees of the district, is a charge against the district and shall be paid from the first available funds of the district.

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

4819.
  

The cost of the engineer’s report, employees’ salaries, costs of engineering surveys, bond counsel fees, and other initial costs and expenses, not to exceed five thousand dollars ($5,000), incurred after formation of a district and prior to receipt of its first available funds, may be advanced by another county sanitation district or districts situated within the same county, upon such terms and conditions as may be agreed upon; said funds must be repaid by the borrowing district from its first available funds.

(Added by Stats. 1957, Ch. 146.)

4820.
  

The board of directors of a county sanitation district engaging in refuse disposal operations may, by resolution, establish a cash difference fund in an amount not to exceed one hundred dollars ($100), in the same manner and by the same procedures as prescribed by Sections 29370 to 29379, inclusive, of the Government Code.

(Added by Stats. 1959, Ch. 1334.)

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