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DIVISION 13. CALIFORNIA WATER DISTRICTS [34000 - 38501]

  ( Division 13 added by Stats. 1951, Ch. 390. )

PART 6.5. DISTRIBUTION DISTRICTS IN WATER DISTRICTS [36460 - 36543]

  ( Part 6.5 added by Stats. 1957, Ch. 1935. )

CHAPTER 3. Functioning of Distribution Districts [36520 - 36531]

  ( Chapter 3 added by Stats. 1957, Ch. 1935. )

ARTICLE 1. Distribution District Management [36520 - 36525]
  ( Article 1 added by Stats. 1957, Ch. 1935. )

36520.
  

In a district containing a distribution district the board and all of the officers of the district each respectively has all of the rights, powers and privileges as to the distribution district, its land, and the proceedings in relation to the distribution district that each respectively has for the district of which the distribution district is a part, including the right of the district to acquire, own, hold and dispose of property, and to contract in the name of the distribution district.

(Added by Stats. 1957, Ch. 1935.)

36521.
  

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

(Added by Stats. 1957, Ch. 1935.)

36522.
  

The board of the district may in lieu in whole or in part of levying assessments for repayment of construction costs under a contract with the United States or with the district, fix and collect charges for the use of water or for any other service furnished by means of the distribution system in the same manner and with the same effect as charges are made and collected by districts for the use of water or for services. Such charges may be in excess of charges made and collected by the district for the use of water or for services in other areas of the district.

(Added by Stats. 1957, Ch. 1935.)

36523.
  

The board of the district may provide for any maintenance and operation of the distribution system of a distribution district that may be required by the provisions of the contract between the distribution district and the United States under the federal reclamation laws or under the contract between the distribution district and the district, from funds of the district in lieu of levying further distribution district assessments for such purposes.

(Added by Stats. 1957, Ch. 1935.)

36524.
  

The board of the district may provide for any maintenance and operation of the distribution system of a distribution district that may be required by the provisions of the contract between the distribution district and the United States under the federal reclamation laws or under the contract between the distribution district and the district, from funds raised by charges which are fixed and collected for the use of water or for any other such service furnished by means of the distribution system, in the same manner and with the same effect as charges are made and collected by district for the use of water or for services. Such charges may be in addition to other charges made by the district for the furnishing of water or other services.

(Added by Stats. 1957, Ch. 1935.)

36525.
  

A district may issue distribution district warrants signed by its president and secretary from receipts of distribution district assessments and charges in such amounts and to the United States, the district or such persons as may be required to carry out the provisions of a contract between a distribution district and the United States, executed under the federal reclamation laws, or a contract between the distribution district and the district.

(Added by Stats. 1957, Ch. 1935.)

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