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Water Code - WAT

DIVISION 11. IRRIGATION DISTRICTS [20500 - 29978]

  ( Division 11 added by Stats. 1943, Ch. 372. )

PART 8. FINANCIAL ORGANIZATION [24250 - 24771]

  ( Part 8 added by Stats. 1943, Ch. 372. )

CHAPTER 1. General Financial Provisions [24250 - 24275]

  ( Chapter 1 added by Stats. 1943, Ch. 372. )

ARTICLE 1. Creation of Liabilities [24250 - 24253]
  ( Article 1 added by Stats. 1943, Ch. 372. )

24250.
  

A district may not incur any debt or liability whatever in excess of the express provisions of this division. Any debt or liability so incurred is absolutely void.

(Added by Stats. 1943, Ch. 372.)

24251.
  

For the purposes of formation or for any other of its purposes a district may, before the levying of the first assessment, incur indebtedness in a total amount not to exceed two thousand dollars, ($2,000) or, if the district contains more than 4,000 acres, one-half as many dollars as there are acres of land in the district.

(Added by Stats. 1943, Ch. 372.)

24252.
  

A district shall have the right to enter into any contract or lease for any property necessary in the judgment of its board for any of the uses or purposes of the district and by the lease or contract to bind the district for the payment of the consideration specified in the lease or contract as may be provided therein.

(Amended by Stats. 1947, Ch. 965.)

24252.1.
  

A district may enter into any forward contract, or futures contract, or put, call, or swap agreement, or similar procurement method for electricity, natural gas, or coal, or any weather, fuel, or energy risk management contract determined to be in the best interests of the district by the board of directors of the district for any of the uses or purposes of the district and by those contracts or agreements to bind the district for the payment of the consideration specified therein.

(Added by Stats. 2002, Ch. 846, Sec. 1. Effective January 1, 2003.)

24253.
  

A district may contract with any state agency to finance any district improvement authorized by this division that is related to the provision of water for human consumption. The terms of the contract shall be consistent with this division. Notwithstanding any other provision in this division, the term of the contract may extend up to 30 years.

(Added by Stats. 2001, Ch. 606, Sec. 10. Effective October 9, 2001.)

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