CA Pub Res Code Section 5786.1

A district shall have and may exercise all rights and powers, expressed or implied, necessary to carry out the purposes and intent of this chapter, including, but not limited to, the following powers:


To sue and be sued.


To acquire any real or personal property within or outside the district, to hold, manage, occupy, dispose of, convey and encumber the property, and to create a leasehold interest in the property for the benefit of the district.


To acquire any real or personal property by eminent domain within the boundaries of the district, pursuant to Section 5786.5.


To appoint necessary employees, to define their qualifications and duties, and to provide a schedule of compensation for performance of their duties.


To engage counsel and other professional services.


To enter into and perform all necessary contracts pursuant to Article 53.5 (commencing with Section 20815) of Chapter 1 of Part 3 of the Public Contract Code.


To borrow money, give security therefor, and purchase on contract, as provided in this chapter.


To adopt a seal and alter it at pleasure.


To adopt ordinances following the procedures of Article 7 (commencing with Section 25120) of Chapter 1 of Part 2 of Division 2 of Title 3 of the Government Code.


To adopt and enforce rules and regulations for the administration, operation, use, and maintenance of the recreation facilities, programs, and services listed in Section 5786.


To enter joint powers agreements pursuant to the Joint Exercise of Powers Act, Chapter 5 (commencing with Section 6500) of Division 7 of Title 1 of the Government Code.


To provide insurance pursuant to Part 6 (commencing with Section 989) of Division 3.6 of Title 1 of the Government Code.


To perform any acts necessary to carry out the provisions of this chapter.
Last Updated

Aug. 19, 2023

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