CA Gov't Code Section 25558

To the end that its citizens may enjoy greater cultural, educational, and recreational advantages, any county may provide music free to the public in connection with the maintenance of county-owned parks and playgrounds or upon any appropriate public or patriotic occasion, and for these purposes the board of supervisors may:


Designate, from time to time, a group of professional musicians as the official county orchestra or band, or both, and compensate them for their professional services.


Provide necessary equipment, including music and uniforms, for the official county orchestra or band, or both, and provide a suitable place with necessary custodians or attendants for keeping the equipment.


Provide a suitable place or places for the rehearsal of or concerts by the official county orchestra or band.


Enter into contracts with any professional musician or organization sponsoring a professional orchestra or band to furnish music.


Combine with any city within the boundaries of the county, in the accomplishment of the purposes of this section and expend money in conjunction with any city in accomplishing the objectives.


Establish a county orchestra or band fund and transfer from the general fund to such fund, from time to time, such money as it deems necessary.


Levy a special tax, pursuant to Article 3.5 (commencing with Section 50075) of Chapter 1 of Part 1 of Division 1 of Title 5, and spend the proceeds for the purposes of this section.


Create a county band and orchestra commission to carry out, on behalf of the board, any of the purposes and objects of this section and from time to time determine the members, powers, and duties of the commission.
Last Updated

Aug. 19, 2023

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