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Streets and Highways Code - SHC

DIVISION 16. HIGHWAY DISTRICTS [25000 - 27567]

  ( Division 16 added by Stats. 1943, Ch. 284. )

PART 1. JOINT HIGHWAY DISTRICTS [25000 - 25521]

  ( Part 1 added by Stats. 1943, Ch. 284. )

CHAPTER 17. Revenue Bonds [25400 - 25410]
  ( Chapter 17 added by Stats. 1943, Ch. 284. )

25400.
  

The board of directors of the district may cause revenue bonds to be issued upon the security of the anticipated unpaid installments of any levies made upon the counties within the district.

(Added by Stats. 1943, Ch. 284.)

25401.
  

All revenue bonds shall be payable out of a fund of the district designated “Joint Highway District No. ____ of the State of California Revenue Bond Fund” and into which shall be paid all sums necessary for the retirement of any revenue bonds which may be issued by the district.

(Added by Stats. 1943, Ch. 284.)

25402.
  

The board of directors shall prescribe the denominations of the revenue bonds which shall mature serially in convenient amounts not necessarily equal. Revenue bonds shall bear such rate of interest not to exceed 8 percent per annum as may be determined by the board of directors.

(Amended by Stats. 1975, Ch. 130.)

25403.
  

Revenue bonds shall be in substantially the following form (filling in blanks as appropriate):

REVENUE BOND

Joint Highway District No. ______ of the State of California

$_______ Bond No. _______ Series________.

Under and by virtue of Part 1 of Division 16 of the Streets and Highways Code, the treasurer of Joint Highway District No. ____ of the State of California will pay to the bearer, out of the fund hereinafter designated, at the office of the treasurer of said district, on the ____ day of ____, 19__, the sum of ____ dollars, in lawful money of the United States of America, with interest thereon in like lawful money at the rate of ____ per cent per annum, payable semiannually on the second day of January and the second day of July of each year from the date hereof (except the last installment thereof, which shall be payable at the maturity of this bond), upon presentation and surrender, as they respectively become due, of the proper interest coupons hereto attached, the first of which is for interest from date hereof to the next date of interest payment, and the last for interest to maturity hereof from the last preceding date of interest payment. This bond is issued under and in conformity with the provisions of the above mentioned Part 1 of Division 16 of the Streets and Highways Code, relative to the issuance of revenue bonds and is a primary obligation of the joint highway district above named.

This bond is payable out of the “Joint Highway District No. ____ of the State of California Revenue Bond Fund,” in accordance with the provisions of the said Part 1 of Division 16 of the Streets and Highways Code.

It is hereby certified, recited and declared that all proceedings, acts and things required by law precedent to or in the issuance of this bond have been regularly had, done and performed, and this bond is by law made conclusive evidence thereof.

In witness whereof the board of directors of said joint highway district has caused this bond to be signed by the treasurer of said district, attested by the secretary of said board, and the official seal of said district to be affixed hereto, this ____ day of ____, 19__.

(seal)

_____ Treasurer of Joint Highway District

_____ No. _____ of the State of California

Attest:

Secretary of the Board of Directors.

(Added by Stats. 1943, Ch. 284.)

25404.
  

Revenue bonds shall be dated as of the date of the resolution or order of the board of directors authorizing their issuance. The board of directors may use any available moneys of the district, not already allocated to some other purpose, for the payment of any interest or principal due or past due on any revenue bonds of the district, and may advance moneys of the district for such purposes and in the event of such advancement shall be entitled to reimbursement in the amount thereof out of any levies thereafter made or any moneys thereafter collected and applicable to the payment of such bonds.

(Added by Stats. 1943, Ch. 284.)

25405.
  

Any number of series of revenue bonds may be issued under this part for any portion of a single or different projects in the district.

(Added by Stats. 1943, Ch. 284.)

25406.
  

All revenue bonds shall be signed by the treasurer of the district, attested by the secretary of the board of directors thereof and shall have the official seal of the district attached thereto. The form of the interest coupons attached to the bonds shall be determined by the treasurer subject to the approval of the board of directors. The signature on the interest coupons shall be that of the treasurer and may be either written or engraved or printed facsimile.

(Added by Stats. 1943, Ch. 284.)

25407.
  

The principal and interest of all revenue bonds shall be payable in lawful money of the United States of America at the office of the treasurer of the district issuing the same. Revenue bonds shall be serial in character and an approximately even proportion of the total amount of each issue shall be payable annually. The amount of the principal due in each annual payment excepting the last may be made to differ not more than five hundred dollars ($500) from the amount obtained by dividing the total of the principal amount due under the bonds, by the number of installments which shall not exceed four. The last installment shall be for the balance of the total principal amount not provided to be paid in the previous installments.

(Added by Stats. 1943, Ch. 284.)

25408.
  

The revenue bonds shall be issued and sold by the board of directors at such times and manner and in such amounts as may be required to meet the demands of the district as may be determined by the board of directors or they may be delivered to any contractor performing any work for the district, at par, in satisfaction of any sum due upon his contract.

(Added by Stats. 1943, Ch. 284.)

25409.
  

The board of directors shall levy a tax annually within the district sufficient to meet the principal and interest of all outstanding revenue bonds coming due in each fiscal year.

(Added by Stats. 1943, Ch. 284.)

25410.
  

The treasurer of the district shall annually determine the amount of money necessary to be raised for the payment of principal and interest coming due each fiscal year upon any outstanding revenue bonds. The treasurer shall add to that amount a sum sufficient, in his judgment, to cover anticipated delinquencies and the resulting sum shall be levied upon all of the property taxable for county purposes, in the several counties composing the district, according to the percentages and proportions established for each county.

(Added by Stats. 1943, Ch. 284.)

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