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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 6. Contingent Fund [25120 - 25122]
  ( Chapter 6 added by Stats. 1943, Ch. 284. )

25120.
  

Immediately following the organization of the district, the several boards of supervisors of the counties composing the district shall provide the district with a sufficient contingent fund to enable the district and its officers to perform their prescribed functions and duties. The proportionate contributions of the several counties within the district may be suggested to the several boards of supervisors thereof by the board of directors of the district and the board of directors shall from time to time report to the said boards of supervisors its requirements and in general its expenditures.

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

25121.
  

The boards of supervisors of the counties within the district may contribute to the contingent fund from any funds of the several counties not otherwise appropriated, including any moneys received from the State by the counties as a result of any tax or license upon motor vehicles or motor vehicle fuels. The State may contribute to the contingent fund any amount that it may desire out of any funds available for joint highway district purposes. The State may, through the director of public works, designate the purposes for which any money contributed by it to the contingent fund may be used and the purposes designated may be any which are authorized under the provisions of this part.

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

25122.
  

The contingent fund may be used for the following purposes:

(a) For any purpose necessary to create and maintain the organization of the district.

(b) For making reconnaissance, preliminary and final location surveys.

(c) For all necessary or proper engineering, legal or clerical work incident to the organization and operation of the district.

(d) For the improvement of any public highway to be improved under this part.

(e) For procuring any and all necessary lands or rights of way usable for the purposes for which the district is created.

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

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