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DIVISION 11. IRRIGATION DISTRICTS [20500 - 29978]

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

PART 9. BONDS [24950 - 25402]

  ( Part 9 added by Stats. 1943, Ch. 372. )

CHAPTER 1. Construction Bonds [24950 - 24963]
  ( Chapter 1 added by Stats. 1943, Ch. 372. )

24950.
  

Construction bonds may be authorized for the purposes of acquiring necessary irrigation, drainage, and power development and distribution works, acquiring the necessary property for these works, acquiring any property necessary for the purposes of the district, and otherwise carrying out the provisions of this division.

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

24951.
  

The board shall at any of the following times estimate the amount of money it is necessary to raise for the purposes for which construction bonds may be issued:

(a) As soon after the district has been formed as may be practicable.

(b) Whenever the board finds that the construction fund raised by the next preceding bond issue is insufficient or has been exhausted by expenditures therefrom and it is necessary to raise additional money for the purposes for which construction bonds may be authorized.

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

24952.
  

The board shall cause any surveys, examinations, and drawings, to be made which will furnish the proper basis for making an estimate of the amount of money necessary to be raised.

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

24953.
  

The surveys, examinations, and drawings shall be made under the direction of a competent engineer and shall be certified by him.

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

24954.
  

The surveys, examinations, drawings, and estimate may provide that the works necessary for a completed project shall be constructed progressively during a period of years.

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

24955.
  

The estimate may include a sum sufficient to pay the interest on the proposed construction bonds for four years or less and, if the bonds are to be payable solely from revenues, the estimate may also include a sum for a revenue bond reserve fund to be set aside out of the proceeds of sale of revenue bonds to be maintained by revenues and used and withdrawn solely for the purpose of paying the principal of and interest on such bonds in the event that no other funds are available therefor.

(Amended by Stats. 1955, Ch. 298.)

24955.1.
  

In the case of any district described in Section 20560.2 with respect to construction bonds issued for purposes of financing the works described in that section, the estimate may also include a sum sufficient to pay the interest on the proposed construction bonds for 10 years or less.

(Amended by Stats. 1992, Ch. 1020, Sec. 18. Effective January 1, 1993.)

24956.
  

The estimate shall include the estimated cost of inspection required by law of works in course of construction.

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

24963.
  

The board, if it declares by resolution that the proposed plan of the project is satisfactory and that the plan is feasible, shall adopt an order determining the amount of bonds that should be issued to raise the money necessary to complete the proposed project. Construction bonds in an amount fixed in the order determining the amount in which they should be issued shall not be issued unless their issuance is authorized at a bond election, and the bonds in the amount fixed shall be issued when their issuance is authorized at a bond election.

(Amended by Stats. 1992, Ch. 1020, Sec. 19. Effective January 1, 1993.)

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