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Water Code - WAT

DIVISION 5. FLOOD CONTROL [8000 - 9651]

  ( Division 5 added by Stats. 1943, Ch. 369. )

PART 1. LOCAL FLOOD CONTROL [8000 - 8201]

  ( Part 1 added by Stats. 1943, Ch. 369. )

CHAPTER 1. Flood Control by Cities [8000 - 8061]

  ( Chapter 1 added by Stats. 1943, Ch. 369. )

ARTICLE 2. Preliminary Proceedings [8010 - 8016]
  ( Article 2 added by Stats. 1943, Ch. 369. )

8010.
  

Any city may, pursuant to this chapter, incur indebtedness and liability, although in excess of the income and revenue provided by it for the current fiscal year, but not so that the aggregate funded indebtedness of the city exceeds 6 per cent of the assessed value of all the real and personal property in the city, for any or all, or any part of, the following purposes:

(a) To protect the city from overflow by water.

(b) To drain the city.

(c) To secure an outlet for overflow water and drainage.

(Added by Stats. 1943, Ch. 369.)

8011.
  

The works may be situated within or without the territorial limits of the city.

(Added by Stats. 1943, Ch. 369.)

8012.
  

The city council shall have some competent person make general plans and estimates of the cost of the contemplated works.

(Added by Stats. 1943, Ch. 369.)

8013.
  

The general plans and estimates shall, after adoption, be filed in the office of the clerk of the city, and shall be substantially adhered to thereafter in proceedings under this chapter.

(Added by Stats. 1943, Ch. 369.)

8014.
  

After the filing of the general plans and estimates, and by resolution or ordinance of intention passed at a regular meeting by a vote of two-thirds of all its members and approved by the executive of the city, the city council shall determine, if so advised, that the public good demands the construction, acquisition, and completion, or either, of the works.

(Added by Stats. 1943, Ch. 369.)

8015.
  

The city council, by the same resolution or ordinance, shall determine, if so advised, that the cost of the works will be too great to be paid out of the ordinary income or revenue of the city.

(Added by Stats. 1943, Ch. 369.)

8016.
  

The resolution or ordinance of intention, shall, after its passage and approval, be published.

(Added by Stats. 1943, Ch. 369.)

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