2005 California Streets and Highways Code Sections 25050-25051 CHAPTER 3. GENERAL POWERS OF DISTRICTSSTREETS AND HIGHWAYS CODE
25050. The district, acting through its board of directors, shall have power to: (a) Improve public highways. (b) Issue bonds and levy and impose taxes and assessment taxes upon property within the boundaries of the district. (c) Accept in the name of the district all gifts, donations or contributions from any source whatsoever made to further the purposes of the district. (d) Exercise the right of eminent domain for the purpose of acquiring lands or rights-of-way for any of the authorized purposes of the district. (e) Acquire and use such personal property as may in the opinion of the board of directors be necessary for the exercise of the powers granted by this part. (f) Employ such labor and services as may in the opinion of the board of directors be necessary for the exercise of the powers granted by this part. (g) Arrange for the safekeeping of all funds belonging to the district and appoint a treasurer and depositary or depositaries to keep the funds of the district and exact from such treasurer and depositary or depositaries such surety bonds or other security as the board of directors deems proper. (h) Sue and be sued. (i) Adopt a seal. (j) Exercise all other powers expressly granted to it together with such powers as are reasonably implied therefrom and which are necessary and proper to carry out the objects and purposes of the district. 25051. The State, the counties composing the district, or any city within the district, may convey to the district such lands, public highways, or rights of way as may be utilized as part of, or in connection with, any highway which the district is authorized to improve.
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