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SECTION 46150-46156

46150.  If a district project is adopted as provided in Chapter 3
(commencing with Section 42500) of Part 5 of this division, the board
shall appoint three commissioners, one of whom shall be a civil
engineer and one shall have a practical knowledge of irrigation.

46151.  No commissioner shall have any interest in any land in the
district either directly or indirectly.

46152.  Each commissioner before entering upon his duties shall take
and subscribe an oath that he is not in any manner interested
directly or indirectly in any land in the district and that he will
perform the duties of commissioner to the best of his ability.

46153.  The commissioners shall be paid as compensation for the
services rendered by them the sum, or sums, as the board fixes, which
is a part of the cost of the project.

46154.  Compensation to the commissioners shall be paid out of the
funds of the district, which may be included in any bond issue
authorized for the purposes of the district.

46155.  The commissioners shall receive from the board a copy of the
report with respect to the project adopted by the voters at the
election held pursuant to Part 5 (commencing with Section 42200) of
this division.

46156.  In lieu of the appointment of the three commissioners as
provided in Section 46150, the board by resolution may appoint a
civil engineer to apportion the costs of the project or to reassess
the costs thereof as provided by this chapter; provided, however,
that if a protest is filed with the board within 10 days of the
adoption of the resolution by the owners of 10 percent or more of the
assessed value of the land in any division of the district, or by
the owners of 2 percent or more of the assessed value of all of the
land in the district, the resolution shall not be effective and the
three commissioners shall be appointed as provided by Section 46150.
The civil engineer may be an employee of the district. In the event
of an appointment, the term "commissioners" as used in this chapter
shall refer to that engineer. In all other respects the proceedings
of this chapter shall remain the same.