Subject to the provisions of this chapter, boards of supervisors in their respective counties shall have authority to undertake and to issue revenue bonds to finance the following public improvements:

a. The acquisition, construction, maintenance, operation, improvement and development of public beaches and such upland areas adjacent thereto as may, in the opinion of the board, be reasonably necessary to provide for the full, complete and convenient public utilization of such beaches.

Terms Used In California Government Code 26301

  • Bonds: as used in this chapter means the written evidence of any obligation incurred by the board payable out of revenues as provided in this chapter in order to secure funds with which to carry out the purposes of this chapter irrespective of the form of such obligation whether in the form of bonds, notes, debentures, interest bearing certificates or other forms prescribed by the board. See California Government Code 26399
  • County: includes city and county. See California Education Code 19428
  • Lease: A contract transferring the use of property or occupancy of land, space, structures, or equipment in consideration of a payment (e.g., rent). Source: OCC
  • Notice: includes all papers and orders required to be served in any proceedings before any court, board, or officer, or when required by law to be served independently of such proceeding. See California Government Code 26660
  • Revenue: as used in this chapter shall mean all fees, rates, charges, rentals or other income and revenue actually received or receivable by or for the account of the board from the operation of any particular project including without limiting the generality of the foregoing interest allowed on any moneys or securities and any proceeds derived from the sale of any securities and any consideration in any way derived from the particular project owned, operated or maintained by the board. See California Government Code 26400

b. The acquisition, construction, maintenance, operation, improvement and development of public small boat harbors and such facilities and improvements in connection therewith as in the opinion of the board may be reasonably necessary to provide for the full, complete and convenient public use of such small boat harbors.

c. The acquisition, construction, maintenance and operation of facilities for the public convenience in conjunction with any public beach or public small boat harbor.

d. The acquisition, construction, maintenance, operation, improvement and development of public golf courses and such facilities and improvements in connection therewith as in the opinion of the board may be reasonably necessary to provide for the full, complete and convenient public use of such golf courses. A county shall not condemn any existing privately owned and operated golf course the acquisition of which is to be financed under this chapter.

e. The acquisition, construction, maintenance, operation, improvement and development of skiing areas. The provisions of this section shall not be construed to authorize a board of supervisors to operate any restaurant, lodginghouse or hotel except during such periods as it is unable to lease such restaurant, lodginghouse or hotel to a private concessionaire. Public notice calling for bids by prospective lessees of such restaurant, lodginghouse or hotel shall be published once a week for four successive calendar weeks, in a newspaper of general circulation, and it shall be conclusively presumed that the board of supervisors is not unable to lease such restaurant, lodginghouse or hotel to a private concessionaire until one week following the last publication has elapsed without securing reasonable bids.

(Amended by Stats. 1957, Ch. 1260.)