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  ( Division 15 added by Stats. 1951, Ch. 336. )

PART 7. ASSESSMENTS [51200 - 51894]

  ( Part 7 added by Stats. 1951, Ch. 336. )

CHAPTER 2. Levy of Assessments [51230 - 51485]

  ( Chapter 2 added by Stats. 1951, Ch. 336. )

ARTICLE 7. Calling Bonded Assessments [51420 - 51425]
  ( Article 7 added by Stats. 1951, Ch. 336. )


At least 90 days before the interest date of bonds or refunding bonds, the county treasurer shall estimate the amount necessary to pay interest and principal maturing on the interest date, crediting thereon the funds in the treasury applicable to the payment thereof, and excluding therefrom any funds deposited pursuant to Chapter 5, Article 4 of this part, or derived from the sale of lands by the county treasurer as trustee of the district under the provisions of Articles 1 and 2 of Chapter 5 of this part. The estimate shall include expenses of the county treasurer plus 15 percent of the aggregate sum to cover possible delinquencies.

(Added by Stats. 1951, Ch. 336.)


The county treasurer shall thereupon cause to be published once a week for two weeks in a newspaper of general circulation published in each county in which any of the district is situated a notice substantially in the following form:

(Name of reclamation district).

Notice is hereby given that an installment of assessment (describing it) of _____ dollars ($____), being ___ percent is payable within 30 days from (date) by all assessed landowners of said district in the County of (name of county) to the treasurer of said county. All or any part of said installment which shall remain unpaid on the day (day fixed) will be delinquent, together with 10 percent of such installment added as penalty.

Dated (date).

Treasurer of ______ County

(Added by Stats. 1951, Ch. 336.)


If no newspaper is published in any county in which the district is situated, the publication shall be made in a newspaper published in an adjoining county.

(Added by Stats. 1951, Ch. 336.)


The county treasurer shall credit to the bond fund of the district all money collected by him, by sale or otherwise, upon assessments against which bonds have been issued, including interest and penalties, and the amounts of purchase money paid in bonds or coupons on sales made for such assessments.

(Added by Stats. 1951, Ch. 336.)


No action contesting the validity of any call of an installment of an assessment pursuant to this article may be commenced, unless commenced within six months from the due date of the call.

(Added by Stats. 1951, Ch. 681.)


No action to contest the validity of any credit on, or payment of, any portion of an assessment called pursuant to this article may be commenced unless commenced within six months from the date of such credit or payment.

(Added by Stats. 1951, Ch. 336.)

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