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California Laws | Streets and Highways Code
DIVISION 15. TREE PLANTING, LANDSCAPING, AND LIGHTING
PART 2. LANDSCAPING AND LIGHTING ACT OF 1972

(c) The resolution adopted pursuant to subdivision (a) or (b) shall generally describe the proposed improvements, set forth the estimated cost thereof, specify the number of annual installments and the fiscal years during which they are to be collected, and fix or determine the maximum amount of each annual installment. (8235)

22661. After adoption of a resolution providing for annual installment assessments, the engineer, in preparing reports required by Article 4 (commencing with Section 22565) of Chapter 1 of this part, shall include in the estimate and the assessment for each fiscal year specified in the resolution the total amount of the annual installment fixed or determined for such year. (8236)

22662. If a resolution providing for annual installment payments has been adopted, in the resolution or subsequent thereto, the legislative body may do any or a combination of the following: (8237)

(a) Provide for the accumulation of the moneys collected from the annual installments in the improvement fund until there is sufficient moneys to pay all or part of the cost of the improvements described in the resolution. (8238)

(b) Provide for a temporary advance to the improvement fund from any available and unencumbered funds of the local agency to pay all or part of the cost of the improvements described in the resolution and direct that the advance be repaid from the annual installments levied and collected during the fiscal years designated in the resolution. (8239)

(c) Borrow an amount necessary to finance the estimated cost of the proposed improvements. The amount borrowed, except for the amount borrowed pursuant to Section 22662.5, shall not exceed the amount of revenue estimated to be raised from the annual assessments levied over five fiscal years. (8240)

22662.5. (a) The legislative body of any local agency may, by resolution, determine and declare that bonds shall be issued to finance the estimated cost of the proposed improvements described in Section 22525, other than the costs of maintenance and servicing, under either the Improvement Act of 1911 (Division 7 (commencing with Section 5000)) or the Improvement Bond Act of 1915 (Division 10 (commencing with Section 8500)). Either Part 5 (commencing with Section 6400) of Division 7 or Division 10 (commencing with Section 8500), as the case may be, shall govern all proceedings relating to the issuance of those bonds. The pertinent provisions of that division which apply to the legislative body of a city shall also apply to the legislative body of a special district formed to provide park and recreational services. Alternatively, the legislative body may determine and declare that notes shall be issued for the same purposes for which bonds may be issued. The maximum term to maturity of any notes issued shall not exceed 10 years. (8241)

(b) The resolution shall generally describe the proposed improvements specified in Section 22525, set forth the estimated cost thereof, specify the number of annual installments and the fiscal years during which they are to be collected, and fix or determine the maximum amount of each annual installment necessary to retire the bonds or notes. The amount of debt service to retire the bonds shall not exceed the amount of revenue estimated to be raised from assessments over 30 years. The amount of debt service to retire the notes shall not exceed the amount of revenue to be raised from the assessments over 10 years. (8242)

(c) Notwithstanding any other provision of this part, assessments levied to pay the principal of, and interest on, any bond or note issued pursuant to this section, shall not be reduced or terminated if doing so would interfere with the timely retirement of the debt. (8243)

22663. Public property owned by any public agency and in use in the performance of a public function shall not be subject to assessment under this part unless the resolution of intention expressly provides that it shall be assessed. If the resolution provides that public property shall be assessed, the local agency conducting the proceedings shall be liable for payment of all amounts so assessed. Any such amounts shall be payable from the general fund of the local agency unless the resolution of intention designates some other fund. To the extent that any such amounts are paid by the public agency owning the public property, the local agency conducting the proceedings shall not be liable therefor. (8244)

CHAPTER 6. CLAIMS AND ACTIONS (22675-22679) (8245)(Text)

22675. The validity of an assessment levied under this part for the purpose of raising revenue necessary to pay the debt service on bonds issued pursuant to Section 22662.5 shall not be contested in any action or proceeding, unless the action or proceeding is commenced within 30 days after the initial assessment is levied. Any appeal from a final judgment in the action or proceeding shall be perfected within 30 days after the entry of judgment. (8246)

22679. The legislative body may (a) provide for the construction or installation of any improvements authorized by Part 1 (commencing with Section 22000) of this division by proceedings taken pursuant to any other special assessment law or, in the case of a charter city, any procedural ordinance of the city and, (b) provide for the maintenance or servicing of those improvements by proceedings taken pursuant to Article 59 (commencing with Section 20890) of Chapter 1 of Part 3 of Division 2 of the Public Contract Code. The proceedings may be taken separately or combined. If combined, any of the several resolutions, reports, notices or other instruments provided for in Article 59 may be combined with those provided for in the other special assessment law or procedural ordinance. (8247)

DIVISION 16. HIGHWAY DISTRICTS (8248)(Text)

PART 1. JOINT HIGHWAY DISTRICTS (8249)(Text)

CHAPTER 1. GENERAL PROVISIONS (25000-25006) (8250)(Text)

25000. This part may be cited as the Joint Highway District Act. (8251)

25001. Unless the particular provision or the context otherwise requires, the definitions and general provisions contained in this chapter shall govern the construction of this part. (8252)

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