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  ( Division 6 enacted by Stats. 1951, Ch. 764. )

CHAPTER 6. Powers and Functions of District [12701 - 13024]

  ( Chapter 6 enacted by Stats. 1951, Ch. 764. )

ARTICLE 9. Improvement Act of 1911 [12921 - 12922]
  ( Article 9 added by Stats. 1955, Ch. 1206. )


The Improvement Act of 1911 may be used by a district formed pursuant to this division for the construction of water facilities. In the application of said improvement act to proceedings instituted by such district, the terms used in said improvement act shall have the following meanings:

(a) “City council” and “council” mean the board of the district.

(b) “Municipality” and “city” mean district.

(c) “Clerk” and “city clerk” mean secretary of the board.

(d) “Superintendent of streets,” “street superintendent” and “city engineer” mean the engineer appointed by the district to perform the engineering work for the assessment district.

(e) “Tax collector” means county tax collector.

(f) “Treasurer” and “city treasurer” mean the person or officer who has charge of and makes payment of the funds of the district.

(g) “Right-of-way” shall mean any parcel of land over which the district shall have an easement for the purpose of constructing or maintaining water or sewer lines.

(Amended by Stats. 1965, Ch. 210.)


The powers and duties conferred by the Improvement Act of 1911 on boards, officers and agents of cities shall be exercised by the respective boards, officers and agents of the district.

(Added by Stats. 1955, Ch. 1206.)

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