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DIVISION 9. RESOURCE CONSERVATION [9001 - 9972]

  ( Division 9 repealed and added by Stats. 1975, Ch. 513. )

CHAPTER 10. Improvement Districts in Resource Conservation Districts [9801 - 9924]

  ( Chapter 10 added by Stats. 1975, Ch. 513. )

ARTICLE 4. Improvement District Management [9861 - 9870]
  ( Article 4 added by Stats. 1975, Ch. 513. )

9861.
  

In a district containing an improvement district the directors and all of the officers of the district each respectively has all the rights, powers, and privileges as to the improvement district, its real property, and the proceedings in relation to the improvement district that each respectively has for the district of which the improvement district is a part including the right of the district to acquire, own, and hold property.

(Repealed and added by Stats. 1975, Ch. 513.)

9862.
  

The directors may also hold property used or acquired in connection with the improvement in the name of the directors and their successors in office as trustees for the improvement district.

(Repealed and added by Stats. 1975, Ch. 513.)

9863.
  

The directors of a district in which an improvement district exists may allow on terms that may be agreed upon any person to carry water through any conduit for the improvement of which the improvement district was formed and may cancel the right in the event that payments are not made in accordance with the agreed terms.

(Repealed and added by Stats. 1975, Ch. 513.)

9864.
  

The work of improvement provided for in this chapter and the purchase of all supplies, material, and equipment therefor shall be performed by the district, or in the discretion of the directors contracts may be made for the work and material after notice calling for bids, as prescribed by the directors.

(Repealed and added by Stats. 1975, Ch. 513.)

9865.
  

The directors may, in lieu in whole or in part of levying assessments for the operation of improvement district works, fix and collect reasonable charges for the use of water or for any other service furnished by means of the improvement district works.

(Repealed and added by Stats. 1975, Ch. 513.)

9866.
  

All such tolls, connections charges, and additional assessments shall be held and applied upon and reduce the last installment or installments of the improvement district assessment.

(Repealed and added by Stats. 1975, Ch. 513.)

9867.
  

The directors may provide for the maintenance and operation of the works of an improvement district from the funds of the resource conservation district in lieu of levying further improvement district assessments for such purposes.

(Repealed and added by Stats. 1975, Ch. 513.)

9868.
  

Notwithstanding any other provision of this code, the directors of a district in which an improvement district exists may establish facilities use charges for the use of the facilities in such improvement district and, in establishing such charges, may provide that water shall be furnished or delivered through such facilities only to lands and real property in such improvement district in respect of which such facilities use charges or annual installments thereof, fixed as provided in this section, shall have been paid in advance. Such facilities use charges shall be in amounts equal to the respective amounts of the assessments theretofore levied against the real property in such improvement district for the purpose of providing such facilities. In establishing such charges the directors shall provide (a) that payment in full of any such assessment shall constitute payment in advance in full of such facilities use charge; (b) that all facilities use charges not so paid in advance in full shall be payable in annual installments, each such annual installment to be equal in amount to (i) the annual installment of the unpaid assessment theretofore levied against the real property in respect of which such charge is payable and due on or before the next succeeding November 20th plus interest thereon at the rate provided in the order levying such assessment plus 10 percent in addition (added for anticipated delinquencies), plus (ii) all delinquent annual installments, if any, of such unpaid assessment together with penalties and interest at said rate on such delinquent installments; and (c) that payment of any annual installment of any such facilities use charge shall constitute payment in full of the annual installment of such unpaid assessment due on or before the next succeeding November 20th and of all delinquent annual installments, if any, of such unpaid assessment.

(Repealed and added by Stats. 1975, Ch. 513.)

9869.
  

On behalf of an improvement district the directors may do any or all acts necessary or desirable to carry out the purposes of the improvement district, including, but not limited to any or all of the following:

(a) Acquire without cost to the United States such land, easements, or rights-of-way as will be needed in connection with improvements installed or constructed with the financial assistance of the United States;

(b) Assume such share of the cost of installing or constructing any improvements involving the financial assistance of the United States as are equitable in consideration of the anticipated benefits from such improvements;

(c) Defray the costs of operation and maintenance of such works of improvement in accordance with such terms as may be agreed upon;

(d) Acquire, or provide assurance that the district, the improvement district, or the owners of real property have acquired, such water rights as may be needed in the installation and operation of the work of improvment;

(e) Obtain agreements to carry out soil conservation measures and proper farm plans from owners of real property in connection with such a work of improvement.

(Repealed and added by Stats. 1975, Ch. 513.)

9870.
  

On behalf of an improvement district, the directors may cooperate and contract with the United States, or with any officer, department, bureau, or agency thereof, to accomplish any of the purposes of the improvement district, or to exercise any of the powers of the directors in relation to such improvement districts.

(Repealed and added by Stats. 1975, Ch. 513.)

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