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PUBLIC RESOURCES CODE
SECTION 5700-5702



5700.  This chapter shall be known and may be cited as the Community
Parklands Act of 1986.



5701.  The Legislature hereby finds and declares as follows:
   (a) It is the responsibility of the state to encourage, and assist
in the provision of, better parks and enhanced recreational
opportunities for all citizens of California.
   (b) Community, neighborhood, and regional parks, beaches,
recreational areas, recreational trails, and other recreational
facilities, and the preservation of historic sites and structures
contribute significantly to a healthy physical and moral environment
and also contribute to the economic betterment of the state.
   (c) Many older parks and recreational facilities have deteriorated
to the point where the original investment in them may become lost,
and prompt action is necessary to restore them to usefulness.
   (d) Accordingly, it is in the public interest for the state to
assist counties, cities, and districts in providing these facilities
for the use and enjoyment of citizens they serve.



5702.  As used in this chapter, the following terms have the
following meanings:
   (a) "District" means any regional park district formed pursuant to
Article 3 (commencing with Section 5500) of Chapter 3 and any
recreation and park district formed pursuant to Chapter 4 (commencing
with Section 5780). With respect to any community which is not
included within a regional park district or a recreation and park
district and in which no city or county provides parks or
recreational areas or facilities, "district" also means any other
district which is authorized by statute to operate and manage parks
or recreational areas or facilities, employs a full-time park and
recreation director and offers year-round park and recreation
services on lands and facilities owned by the district, and allocates
a substantial portion of its annual operating budget to parks or
recreation areas or facilities.
   (b) "Fund" means the Community Parklands Fund.
   (c) "Program" means the Community Parklands Program established by
this chapter.

State Codes and Statutes

Statutes > California > Prc > 5700-5702

PUBLIC RESOURCES CODE
SECTION 5700-5702



5700.  This chapter shall be known and may be cited as the Community
Parklands Act of 1986.



5701.  The Legislature hereby finds and declares as follows:
   (a) It is the responsibility of the state to encourage, and assist
in the provision of, better parks and enhanced recreational
opportunities for all citizens of California.
   (b) Community, neighborhood, and regional parks, beaches,
recreational areas, recreational trails, and other recreational
facilities, and the preservation of historic sites and structures
contribute significantly to a healthy physical and moral environment
and also contribute to the economic betterment of the state.
   (c) Many older parks and recreational facilities have deteriorated
to the point where the original investment in them may become lost,
and prompt action is necessary to restore them to usefulness.
   (d) Accordingly, it is in the public interest for the state to
assist counties, cities, and districts in providing these facilities
for the use and enjoyment of citizens they serve.



5702.  As used in this chapter, the following terms have the
following meanings:
   (a) "District" means any regional park district formed pursuant to
Article 3 (commencing with Section 5500) of Chapter 3 and any
recreation and park district formed pursuant to Chapter 4 (commencing
with Section 5780). With respect to any community which is not
included within a regional park district or a recreation and park
district and in which no city or county provides parks or
recreational areas or facilities, "district" also means any other
district which is authorized by statute to operate and manage parks
or recreational areas or facilities, employs a full-time park and
recreation director and offers year-round park and recreation
services on lands and facilities owned by the district, and allocates
a substantial portion of its annual operating budget to parks or
recreation areas or facilities.
   (b) "Fund" means the Community Parklands Fund.
   (c) "Program" means the Community Parklands Program established by
this chapter.


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Statutes > California > Prc > 5700-5702

PUBLIC RESOURCES CODE
SECTION 5700-5702



5700.  This chapter shall be known and may be cited as the Community
Parklands Act of 1986.



5701.  The Legislature hereby finds and declares as follows:
   (a) It is the responsibility of the state to encourage, and assist
in the provision of, better parks and enhanced recreational
opportunities for all citizens of California.
   (b) Community, neighborhood, and regional parks, beaches,
recreational areas, recreational trails, and other recreational
facilities, and the preservation of historic sites and structures
contribute significantly to a healthy physical and moral environment
and also contribute to the economic betterment of the state.
   (c) Many older parks and recreational facilities have deteriorated
to the point where the original investment in them may become lost,
and prompt action is necessary to restore them to usefulness.
   (d) Accordingly, it is in the public interest for the state to
assist counties, cities, and districts in providing these facilities
for the use and enjoyment of citizens they serve.



5702.  As used in this chapter, the following terms have the
following meanings:
   (a) "District" means any regional park district formed pursuant to
Article 3 (commencing with Section 5500) of Chapter 3 and any
recreation and park district formed pursuant to Chapter 4 (commencing
with Section 5780). With respect to any community which is not
included within a regional park district or a recreation and park
district and in which no city or county provides parks or
recreational areas or facilities, "district" also means any other
district which is authorized by statute to operate and manage parks
or recreational areas or facilities, employs a full-time park and
recreation director and offers year-round park and recreation
services on lands and facilities owned by the district, and allocates
a substantial portion of its annual operating budget to parks or
recreation areas or facilities.
   (b) "Fund" means the Community Parklands Fund.
   (c) "Program" means the Community Parklands Program established by
this chapter.

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