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DIVISION 21. WATER CONSERVATION DISTRICTS [74000 - 76501]

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

PART 5. POWERS AND PURPOSES [74500 - 74652]

  ( Part 5 added by Stats. 1965, Ch. 75. )

CHAPTER 5. Contracts With Other Agencies [74570 - 74630]

  ( Chapter 5 added by Stats. 1965, Ch. 75. )

ARTICLE 1. In General [74570 - 74572]
  ( Article 1 added by Stats. 1965, Ch. 75. )

74570.
  

A district may cooperate and contract with one or more other districts or public corporations or agencies, whenever, in the opinion of the board, such cooperation or contract is desirable or advantageous to the district.

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

74570.5.
  

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. 12. Effective October 9, 2001.)

74571.
  

In furtherance of such cooperation a district may:

(a) Join with another district or districts organized under the laws of this state in the acquisition, purchase or construction of works or other property, real or personal, for the joint use or benefit of the cooperating districts, and may raise any necessary funds by assessments, bonds, or any other means authorized by law.

(b) Empower a cooperating district to conduct the actual construction and operation of the works, or the actual acquisition of the property, and may pay its agreed share of the cost or expense thereof by delivering and turning over to the cooperating district its bonds authorized therefor, such bonds to be received in payment at not less than par value.

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

74572.
  

If the district is annexed to a cooperating district, all bonds of the annexed district authorized for payment of its agreed share of the cost and expense of the construction and operation of works or the acquisition of property by the annexing cooperating district, shall be issued and shall be delivered to and received by the annexing district at not less than par value. Such bonds shall become the property of the annexing district and they may be collected at maturity or sold by the annexing district at not less than par value and the proceeds of sale applied to the purpose for which the bonds were issued.

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

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