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Public Utilities Code - PUC


  ( Division 10 repealed and added by Stats. 1955, Ch. 1036. )


  ( Part 4 added by Stats. 1965, Ch. 1899. )

CHAPTER 3. Internal Organization of District [40060 - 40098]

  ( Chapter 3 added by Stats. 1965, Ch. 1899. )

ARTICLE 4. Other Officers [40095 - 40098]
  ( Article 4 added by Stats. 1965, Ch. 1899. )


The board may appoint and fix the salary of a general manager who shall have full charge of the acquisition, construction, maintenance, and operation of the facilities of the district, and of the administration of the business affairs of the district.

(Amended by Stats. 1991, Ch. 752, Sec. 1.5.)


The board may designate the Treasurer, the Auditor, the County Counsel, and the Clerk of the County of Orange as the treasurer, auditor, counsel, and clerk of the district, and the treasury of that county may be designated the depositary for district funds for such time as the board may determine. Any costs incurred by the Treasurer, Auditor, County Counsel, and Clerk of the County of Orange in performing services for the district shall be borne by the district.

(Added by Stats. 1976, Ch. 546.)


The treasurer shall be the custodian of the funds of the district and shall make payments only upon warrants duly and regularly signed by the chairman of the board or any other person so authorized by the board. The treasurer shall keep an account of all receipts and disbursements.

(Added by Stats. 1976, Ch. 546.)


Notwithstanding any other provision of law which requires warrants to be paid by the county auditor, the district treasurer shall pay the warrant if sufficient district funds are available.

In the event that the district designates the treasury of the County of Orange to be the depository of district funds and the county auditor is not designated as the district auditor, a listing of warrants issued by the district shall be submitted to the county auditor, upon his request, on the same day the warrants are issued. The form and content of the warrant listing shall be as prescribed by the board and approved by the county auditor.

(Added by Stats. 1976, Ch. 546.)

PUCPublic Utilities Code - PUC4.