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TUCKER LAND CO. v. THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA, B146384

Constituent members of a Joint Powers Agency (JPA), created by a joint powers agreement pursuant to Government Code section 6500 et seq., are not liable for the contractual obligations of the JPA where the joint powers agreement specifies that they are not and does not provide for liability other than that of the JPA.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 12/28/2001
  • Published 12/28/2001

Judges

  • DOI TODD, J.

Court

  • California Court of Appeal

Counsel

  • For Appellant:
  •  Nossaman, Guthner, Knox & Elliott, Alvin S. Kaufer, Los Angeles, and John T. Hansen, San Francisco, for Plaintiff and Appellant.

  • For Appellees:
  • Pircher, Nichols & Meeks, James L. Goldman, Los Angeles;  Richards, Watson & Gershon and Steven H. Kaufmann, Los Angeles, for Defendants and Respondents, Rancho Simi Recreation and Park District and Conejo Recreation and Park District., Bill Lockyer, Attorney General, Richard M. Frank, Chief Assistant Attorney General, J. Matthew Rodriquez, Assistant Attorney General and Daniel A. Olivas, Deputy Attorney General, for Defendants and Respondents, State of California and Santa Monica Mountains Conservancy.
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