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Section 6071. (Amended by Stats. 1939, Ch. 1031.)
Cite as: Cal. Harb. & Nav. Code §6071.

It may employ engineers, attorneys and any other officers and employees necessary in the work of the district. It shall appoint a treasurer, who shall hold office at the pleasure of the board, and whose duty it shall be to receive and safely keep all moneys of the district. He shall comply with all provisions of law governing the deposit and securing of public funds. He shall pay out moneys only on warrants duly authorized by the board and not otherwise; provided, however, that no warrants need be issued for the payment of principal and interest on bonds of the district. He shall at regular intervals, at least once each month, submit to the secretary of the district a written report and accounting of all receipts and disbursements and fund balances, a copy of which report he shall file with the board.

The treasurer may appoint a deputy or deputies for whose acts he and his bondsman shall be responsible. Such deputy or deputies shall hold office subject to the pleasure of the treasurer and shall receive such compensation as may be provided by the board. Said treasurer shall execute a bond covering the faithful performance by him of the duties of his office and his duties with respect to all moneys coming into his hands as treasurer in such amount as shall be fixed by resolution of said board. The surety bond herein required shall be executed only by a surety company authorized to do business in the State of California and the premium therefor shall be paid by the district out of its general fund. Said bond shall be approved by the board and filed with the secretary of the district. Said treasurer before entering upon the duties of his office shall take and file with the secretary of the district the oath of office required by the Constitution of this State.

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