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DIVISION 6. SANITARY DISTRICTS [6400 - 6982]

  ( Division 6 enacted by Stats. 1939, Ch. 60. )

PART 1. SANITARY DISTRICT ACT OF 1923 [6400 - 6830]

  ( Heading of Part 1 amended by Stats. 1939, Ch. 1124. )

CHAPTER 7. Finances and Taxation [6695 - 6805]

  ( Chapter 7 enacted by Stats. 1939, Ch. 60. )

ARTICLE 7. Funds [6790 - 6801]
  ( Article 7 enacted by Stats. 1939, Ch. 60. )

6790.
  

In a fund called the “bond fund of sanitary district” (naming it) the treasurer shall keep the money levied by the board for that fund.

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

6791.
  

No part of the money in the bond fund may be transferred to any other fund or be used for any purpose other than the payment of the principal and interest of the bonds of the district, and for the retirement of bonds that have been issued by a district that formerly formed a part of the district while any bonds are unpaid.

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

6792.
  

In a fund called the “running expense fund of ____ Sanitary District” (naming it) the treasurer shall place and keep the money levied by the board for that fund.

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

6793.
  

The whole or any part of the money in the running expense fund shall be transferred to the bond fund, or to any other fund provided for in this part, on the order of the board.

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

6794.
  

The treasurer shall pay out money of the district only upon the written order of the board, signed by the president and countersigned by the secretary.

The order shall specify the name of the person to whom the money is to be paid, the fund from which it is to be paid, and shall state generally the purpose for which the payment is to be made.

The order shall be entered in the minutes of the board.

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

6795.
  

The treasurer shall keep the order as his voucher, and shall keep a specific account of receipts and disbursements for the district.

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

6796.
  

The proceeds of the sale of bonds shall be deposited with the treasurer and shall be by him placed in the fund to be called the “sewer construction fund of ____ sanitary district” (naming it).

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

6797.
  

The money in the sewer construction fund shall be used for the purpose indicated in the order calling the election upon the question of the issuance of the bonds, and for no other purpose, but, if after those purposes are entirely fulfilled any balance remains in the fund, the balance may, upon the order of the board, be transferred to either of the other funds provided by this part.

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

6798.
  

All fines for the violation of any regulation or order of the board shall, after the expenses of the prosecution are deducted, be paid to the secretary, who shall forthwith deposit them with the treasurer, who shall place them in the running expense fund of the district.

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

6799.
  

The county treasurer and sureties upon his official bond are liable for the due performance of the duties imposed upon him by this part.

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

6800.
  

Notwithstanding the provisions of any other section of this article, the board may, out of any surplus funds remaining in the bond fund, the running expense fund or the sewer construction fund, purchase in the open market its outstanding unmatured bonds.

No bonds shall be purchased at a price above par and accrued interest plus an allowance of six months interest from the date of purchase. All bonds so purchased shall be canceled.

(Added by Stats. 1939, Ch. 304.)

6801.
  

As an alternative to the functions of the treasurer, the district board may elect to disburse funds of the district. Such election shall be made by resolution of the board and the filing of a certified copy thereof with the treasurer. The treasurer shall thereupon and thereafter deliver to the district all funds of the district. Such funds shall be deposited by the board in a bank or banks, or savings and loan association or savings and loan associations, approved for deposit of public funds and shall be withdrawn only by written order of the district board, signed by the president and secretary. The order shall specify the name of the payee, the fund from which it is to be paid and state generally the purpose for which payment is to be made. Such order shall be entered in the minutes of the board. The district board shall appoint a treasurer who shall be responsible for the deposit and withdrawal of funds of the district. The treasurer shall deposit with the district, prior to October 1st of each year, a surety bond in the annual amount fixed by the district board. The deposit and withdrawal of funds of the district shall thereafter be subject to the provisions of Article 2 (commencing at Section 53630), Chapter 4, Part 1, Division 2, Title 5, of the Government Code.

(Amended by Stats. 1976, Ch. 349.)

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