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WATER CODE
SECTION 22975-22977



22975.  Notwithstanding any other provision contained in this
division, the El Dorado Irrigation District, or an improvement
district formed within the El Dorado Irrigation District pursuant to
the provisions of this division may:
   (a) Construct, operate and maintain facilities for the collection,
transmission, treatment and disposal of sewage water, including all
works, structures, plants, equipment, and lines necessary and
convenient for the collection, transmission, treatment, and disposal
of sewage waters within the district.
   (b) Construct, operate and maintain works and facilities for the
use, storage, control, regulation, and distribution of any drainage
water within the district.
   (c) Authorize, issue and sell revenue bonds pursuant to the
provisions of the Revenue Bond Law of 1941 (Chapter 6 (commencing
with Section 54300) of Part 1 of Division 2 of Title 5 of the
Government Code) for any one or more of the purposes specified in
this division.
   (d) Authorize, issue and sell general obligation bonds pursuant to
the provisions of Article 10 (commencing with Section 25211.1) of
Chapter 2.2 of Part 2 of Division 2 of Title 3 of the Government Code
for any one or more of the purposes specified in this division.
   (e) Use the Improvement Act of 1911 (Division 7 (commencing with
Section 5000) of the Streets and Highways Code), the Municipal
Improvement Act of 1913 (Division 12 (commencing with Section 10000)
of the Streets and Highways Code), and the Improvement Bond Act of
1915 (Division 10 (commencing with Section 8500) of the Streets and
Highways Code) for the construction of any facilities authorized to
be constructed under the provisions of this division.
   In the application of the above-specified acts to proceedings
under this subdivision, the terms used in those acts shall have the
following meanings:
   (1) "City council" and "council" shall mean the board of directors
of the district.
   (2) "City" and "municipality" shall mean the district.
   (3) "Clerk" and "city clerk" shall mean the secretary.
   (4) "Superintendent of streets" and "street superintendent" and
"city engineer" shall mean the general manager of the district or any
other person appointed to perform such duties.
   (5) "Tax collector" shall mean the district tax collector.
   (6) "Treasurer" and "city treasurer" shall mean the person or
officer who has charge of and makes payment of the funds of the
district.
   (7) "Right-of-way" shall mean any parcel of land through which a
right-of-way has been granted to the district for the purpose of
constructing or maintaining any work or improvements which the
district is authorized to do.
   The powers and duties conferred by such acts upon boards, officers
and agents of cities shall be exercised by the board, officers and
agents of the district, respectively.



22976.  This section provides for an alternative procedure for
forming an improvement district within the El Dorado Irrigation
District:
   (a) The El Dorado Irrigation District may form one or more
districts in the same manner as county service areas form zones
pursuant to the County Service Area Law (Chapter 2.5 (commencing with
Section 25210) of Part 2 of Division 2 of Title 3 of the Government
Code). An improvement district formed by the El Dorado Irrigation
District shall have all of the powers and duties of a zone formed
pursuant to the County Service Area Law.
   (b) The application of, and the terms used in, those sections
shall have the following meanings:
   (1) "Board of supervisors" shall mean the board of directors of
the district.
   (2) "County service area" shall mean improvement district.
   (3) "County services" shall mean El Dorado Irrigation District
services.
   (4) "County Service Area No. _______" shall mean "Improvement
District No. _______."
   (5) "Chapter" shall mean section.
   (6) "Services" shall mean "services permitted El Dorado Irrigation
District."
   (7) "County taxes" shall mean El Dorado Irrigation District
assessments.
   (8) "County treasurer" shall mean El Dorado Irrigation District
treasurer.


22977.  In the event that the board of the El Dorado Irrigation
District determines that it may be for the best interests of the
district for the district to have seven divisions for the purposes of
Part 5 (commencing with Section 21550), it may propose, by
resolution, the creation of seven divisions, the boundaries of which
are set forth therein. The resolution shall be published pursuant to
Section 6066 of the Government Code together with a notice of a
hearing to be held to consider the proposal. At the time stated in
the notice for the hearing, the board shall consider the proposal and
hear any owners of taxable property within the district who desire
to support or oppose the proposal. If after the hearing, the board
determines that it is for the best interests of the district to have
the seven divisions with boundaries as proposed or as amended at the
hearing, it shall, by resolution, establish the divisions and
describe their boundaries. Upon the adoption of the resolution
establishing seven divisions, the board shall appoint two additional
directors at large who shall serve until the next general district
election.
   Notwithstanding the adoption of the resolution establishing the
seven divisions, the five directors in office at the time of such
establishment shall continue to serve until the next general district
election. At such general district election, a director shall be
elected in each of the seven divisions established by the board's
resolution. The directors elected at such election shall classify
themselves by lot so that three shall serve for terms of two years
and four shall serve for terms of four years. Thereafter, their
successors shall serve for terms of four years.