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


  ( Part 6 added by Stats. 1965, Ch. 75. )

CHAPTER 3. Bonds [74790 - 74872]

  ( Chapter 3 added by Stats. 1965, Ch. 75. )

ARTICLE 2. Initiation of Proceedings [74800 - 74804]
  ( Article 2 added by Stats. 1965, Ch. 75. )


The board, whenever the interest of the district shall require it, may cause a report to be made to the effect that the acquisition of certain property or works or the construction of such works is convenient or necessary to serve or fulfill the purposes of the district and that the cost thereof cannot be paid for out of the annual revenue of the district. The report shall be in such detail and shall be accompanied by such exhibits as will disclose the purpose sought to be accomplished and the means to be employed therefor. The report shall be printed in convenient form for distribution to the electors of the district.

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


After the printing of the report the board, by resolution adopted by a majority of its members, may call an election to be held in the district for the purpose of authorizing the incurring of a bonded indebtedness by the district.

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


The resolution shall specify all of the following:

(a) The purpose for which the indebtedness is to be incurred.

(b) The amount of bonds proposed to be issued.

(c) The maximum rate of interest the bonds shall bear.

(d) The number of years, not exceeding 40, the whole or any part of the bonds are to run until maturity.

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


The resolution shall further provide for submitting the question of the incurring of the indebtedness to the qualified electors of the district at an election called for that purpose.

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


In determining the amount of bonded indebtedness to be incurred, the board may include all costs and estimated costs incidental to or connected with the acquisition, construction or financing of the works or property set forth in the report required by Section 74800, and all engineering, inspection, legal and fiscal agent’s fees, costs of the bond election and of the issuance of the bonds, and bond interest estimated to accrue during the construction period and for a period of not to exceed 12 months after completion of construction.

(Added by Stats. 1971, Ch. 359.)

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