Link to California Community Services District Act
Government Code – GOV
TITLE 6. DISTRICTS [58000 – 62262] ( Title 6 added by Stats. 1951, Ch. 331. )
DIVISION 3. COMMUNITY SERVICES DISTRICTS [61000 – 61250] ( Division 3 repealed and added by Stats. 2005, Ch. 249, Sec. 3. )
PART 3. PURPOSES, SERVICES, AND FACILITIES [61100 – 61226.5] ( Part 3 repealed and added by Stats. 2005, Ch. 249, Sec. 3. )
CHAPTER 1. Authorized Services and Facilities [61100 – 61107] ( Chapter 1 repealed and added by Stats. 2005, Ch. 249, Sec. 3. )
§ 61100 of Community Services District Act.
Within its boundaries, a [Community Service] district may do any of the following:
(a) Supply water for any beneficial uses, in the same manner as a municipal water district, formed pursuant to the Municipal Water District Law of 1911, Division 20 (commencing with Section 71000) of the Water Code. In the case of any conflict between that division and this division, the provisions of this division shall prevail.
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(af) Construct, own, improve, maintain, and operate broadband facilities and provide broadband services. For purposes of this section, broadband has the same meaning as in subdivision (a) of Section 5830 of the Public Utilities Code. A district shall comply with Article 12 (commencing with Section 53167) of Chapter 1 of Part 1 of Division 2 of Title 5 when providing broadband services pursuant to this subdivision. If the district later determines that a private person or entity is ready, willing, and able to acquire, construct, improve, maintain, and operate broadband facilities and to provide broadband services, and to sell those services at a comparable cost and quality of service as provided by the district, the district may do one of the following:
(1) Diligently transfer its title, ownership, maintenance, control, and operation of those broadband facilities and services at a fair market value to that private person or entity.
(2) Lease the operation of those broadband facilities at a fair market value to that private person or entity.
(Amended by Stats. 2018, Ch. 963, Sec. 5. (AB 1999) Effective January 1, 2019.)