Excerpt from San Joaquin Valley Drainage Investigation: Proposed San Joaquin Valley Drainage District Act An act to create the San Joaquin Valley Drainage District to provide adequate drainage for the San Joaquin Valley drainage basin, prescribing the districts powers and duties, providing for its organization, operation, and management, and authorizing the acquisition of property and works to carry out the purposes of the district authorizing the incurrence of indebtedness, providing for the levy and collection of assessments and service charges, providing for the issuance of bonds, and for cooperation and contracts with other entitles including the United States and the State of California. The people of the State of California do enact as follows: Part 1. Formation and Internal Organization Section 1. This act is designated and may be cited and referred to as the San Joaquin Valley Drainage District Act. Sec. 2. The San Joaquin Valley Drainage District is hereby created, organized, and Incorporated. The boundaries and territory of such said district shall be as follows, and as shown on the attached map prepared by the Department of Water Resources, entitled Proposed San Joaquin Valley Drainage District, dated December 1, 1964: Sec. 3. District as used in this act means the San Joaquin Valley Drainage District. Board as used in this act means the board of directors of the district. Sec. 4. The powers of the district shall be exercised by a board of nine directors elected by division and each director shall be an elector, landowner, and resident of the division from which he is elected; provided, however, that the first directors shall be appointed as herein provided. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art techlogy to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.