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DIVISION 14. CALIFORNIA WATER STORAGE DISTRICT LAW [39000 - 48401]

  ( Division 14 added by Stats. 1951, Ch. 391. )

PART 9. ASSESSMENTS [46000 - 47982]

  ( Part 9 added by Stats. 1951, Ch. 391. )

CHAPTER 2. Original Assessments to Finance Projects [46150 - 46382]

  ( Chapter 2 added by Stats. 1951, Ch. 391. )

ARTICLE 1. Commissioners [46150 - 46156]
  ( Article 1 added by Stats. 1951, Ch. 391. )

46150.
  

If a district project is adopted as provided in Chapter 3 (commencing with Section 42500) of Part 5 of this division, the board shall appoint three commissioners, one of whom shall be a civil engineer and one shall have a practical knowledge of irrigation.

(Amended by Stats. 1992, Ch. 1020, Sec. 102. Effective January 1, 1993.)

46151.
  

No commissioner shall have any interest in any land in the district either directly or indirectly.

(Added by Stats. 1951, Ch. 391.)

46152.
  

Each commissioner before entering upon his duties shall take and subscribe an oath that he is not in any manner interested directly or indirectly in any land in the district and that he will perform the duties of commissioner to the best of his ability.

(Added by Stats. 1951, Ch. 391.)

46153.
  

The commissioners shall be paid as compensation for the services rendered by them the sum, or sums, as the board fixes, which is a part of the cost of the project.

(Amended by Stats. 1992, Ch. 1020, Sec. 105. Effective January 1, 1993.)

46154.
  

Compensation to the commissioners shall be paid out of the funds of the district, which may be included in any bond issue authorized for the purposes of the district.

(Amended by Stats. 1992, Ch. 1020, Sec. 106. Effective January 1, 1993.)

46155.
  

The commissioners shall receive from the board a copy of the report with respect to the project adopted by the voters at the election held pursuant to Part 5 (commencing with Section 42200) of this division.

(Amended by Stats. 1969, Ch. 1086.)

46156.
  

In lieu of the appointment of the three commissioners as provided in Section 46150, the board by resolution may appoint a civil engineer to apportion the costs of the project or to reassess the costs thereof as provided by this chapter; provided, however, that if a protest is filed with the board within 10 days of the adoption of the resolution by the owners of 10 percent or more of the assessed value of the land in any division of the district, or by the owners of 2 percent or more of the assessed value of all of the land in the district, the resolution shall not be effective and the three commissioners shall be appointed as provided by Section 46150. The civil engineer may be an employee of the district. In the event of an appointment, the term “commissioners” as used in this chapter shall refer to that engineer. In all other respects the proceedings of this chapter shall remain the same.

(Amended by Stats. 1992, Ch. 1020, Sec. 108. Effective January 1, 1993.)

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