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DIVISION 21. WATER CONSERVATION DISTRICTS [74000 - 76501]

  ( Division 21 added by Stats. 1965, Ch. 75. )

PART 1. INTRODUCTORY PROVISIONS [74000 - 74019]

  ( Part 1 added by Stats. 1965, Ch. 75. )

CHAPTER 2. Definitions [74010 - 74019]
  ( Chapter 2 added by Stats. 1965, Ch. 75. )

74010.
  

Unless the context otherwise requires, the provisions of this chapter govern the construction of this division.

(Added by Stats. 1965, Ch. 75.)

74011.
  

The definition of a word applies to any of its variants.

(Added by Stats. 1965, Ch. 75.)

74012.
  

“District” means a water conservation district formed pursuant to the Conservation Act of California (Chapter 332, Statutes of 1919), the Water Conservation Act of 1929 (Chapter 166, Statutes of 1929), the Water Conservation Act of 1931 (Chapter 1020, Statutes of 1931), or this division.

(Added by Stats. 1965, Ch. 75.)

74013.
  

“Board” means the board of directors of a district.

(Added by Stats. 1965, Ch. 75.)

74014.
  

“Principal county” means the county in which the lands within a district or a proposed district, or the greater portion thereof, are situated, and is the county in which the petition for the formation of a district is filed.

(Added by Stats. 1965, Ch. 75.)

74015.
  

“Affected county” means any county in which the land of a district is situated.

(Added by Stats. 1965, Ch. 75.)

74016.
  

“Board of supervisors” means the board of supervisors of the principal county.

(Added by Stats. 1965, Ch. 75.)

74017.
  

“President” means the president of the board of directors of a district and “secretary” means the secretary of the board of directors.

(Added by Stats. 1965, Ch. 75.)

74018.
  

“Treasurer” means the treasurer of the principal county.

(Added by Stats. 1965, Ch. 75.)

74019.
  

“General district election” means the election held on the first Tuesday after the first Monday in November of each odd-numbered year, after the organization of the district, at which directors for the district shall be elected to fill the offices of the directors whose terms of office shall then expire, in accordance with the provisions of this division and the Uniform District Election Law. The election shall be called and conducted and the results canvassed, returned, and declared pursuant to the provisions of the Uniform District Election Law.

(Amended by Stats. 1965, Ch. 2019.)

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