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Full Text of Measure R (2000 March)

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Zayante Fire Protection District Appropriations Limit

ORDINANCE NO. 1999-1
ORDINANCE CHANGING APPROPRIATIONS LIMIT UNDER ARTICLE XIII B OF THE CALIFORNIA CONSTITUTION

The Board of Directors of the Zayante Fire Protection District ordains as follows:

SECTION I
NECESSITY. The Board of Directors of the Zayante Fire Protection District finds it necessary to hereby determine and propose for adoption that the Zayante Fire Protection District be authorized to raise the limit of appropriations pursuant to Article XII B of the Constitution of the State of California.

SECTION II
CHANGE OF APPROPRIATIONS LIMIT UPON VOTER APPROVAL. The appropriations limit for the Zayante Fire Protection District is changed pursuant to Article XII B of the Constitution of the State of California to an amount the total of which will equal the combined total of all of the following: (1) the amount of all ad valorem taxes on property to which the District is entitled as limited by Article XIII A of the Constitution of the State of California and any legislation supplemental thereto; (2) the amount of the proceeds from the special taxes which were aurhorized by more than two-thirds of the District voters on June 2, 1992; (3) any interest received by the District; and (4) any subventions or other aid received from the State of California.

SECTION III
DURATION OF APPROVED CHANGE IN APPROPRIATIONS LIMIT. If said change in appropriations limit is approved by the voters, it shall remain in effect for a period of four years from and after the date of election unless changed by the voters at a subsequent election.

SECTION IV
AMENDMENTS TO CONFORM WITH JUDGMENT OF COURT. If any part of this ordinance is held invalid or unenforceable by the final judgment of any court, that part may be amended by a majority vote of the Board of Directors of the Zayante Fire Protection District to conform with the judgment of such court, provided that any such amendment be consistent with the purpose and intent of this ordinance.

SECTION V
SEVERABLITY. If any part of this ordinance is for any reason held to be invalid by the final judgment of any court, such judgment shall not affect the validity of the remaining portion of this ordinance. The Zayante Fire Protection District hereby declares that it would have adopted this ordinance and each and every section, subsection, phrase, clause, or part thereof irrespective of whether any one or more section, subsections, phrase, clause, or part may be declared invalid.

PASSED AND ADOPTED by the Board of Directors of the Zayante Fire Protection District on this 5 day of October, 1999 by the following vote:

AYES: DIRECTORS Gunderson, Crow, Clark, Fox
NOES: DIRECTORS None
ABSENT: DIRECTORS Fleming
ABSTAIN: DIRECTORS None

 

 

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