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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 3. Transfer of Storm Drain Improvements, Drainage Improvements, and Drainage Systems to Flood Control Districts [8150 - 8165]

  ( Chapter 3 added by Stats. 1953, Ch. 138. )

ARTICLE 3. Transfers by Cities [8160 - 8164]
  ( Article 3 added by Stats. 1953, Ch. 138. )

8160.
  

Any city within the limits of which any drainage improvement has been constructed, and which drainage improvement also lies within the territorial limits of a flood control district, may, by four-fifths vote of the legislative body of the city, transfer and convey to the flood control district any drainage improvement; and, if drainage improvements have been conveyed to and accepted by a flood control district under the provisions of Article 2 of this chapter, such flood control district shall accept any drainage improvements conveyed to it by any city under this article.

(Added by Stats. 1953, Ch. 138.)

8161.
  

Thereupon the flood control district shall assume and provide for the operation, maintenance, repair, and improvement of such drainage improvements.

(Added by Stats. 1953, Ch. 138.)

8162.
  

From and after the date of transfer such flood control district is solely liable for the payment of the principal upon the general obligation bonds of any such drainage improvement district and upon bonds of such district secured by and payable out of a fund derived from specific or direct assessments which are a lien upon particular parcels of land, issued pursuant to the Improvement Bond Act of 1915, and for the payment of interest upon the bonded debt of any such drainage district represented by coupons maturing subsequent to the date of transfer.

(Added by Stats. 1953, Ch. 138.)

8163.
  

From and after the date of transfer no tax shall be levied upon the lands within any such drainage district for the payment of the subsequently maturing principal and interest upon the bonds of such district, except such levy as may be made by the flood control district. However, the lands within such drainage distict or districts shall be and remain liable for the payment of all of the following:

(a) All previously maturing principal and interest.

(b) All levies of drainage district taxes theretofore levied.

(c) All installments of specific assessments securing such bonds which are payable or delinquent at the date of transfer.

(Added by Stats. 1953, Ch. 138.)

8164.
  

The proceeds of the collection of such drainage district taxes and assessments shall be applied solely and exclusively to the payment of the principal and interest for which they were levied and the surplus, if any, of the proceeds of such collections shall be deposited in the county treasury to the credit of the interest and sinking fund of such flood control district and used solely and exclusively for the payment of principal and interest of the bonds of such flood control district.

(Added by Stats. 1953, Ch. 138.)

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