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COUNTY OF FRESNO v. MALAGA COUNTY WATER DIST., F038163

A county water district is statutorily authorized to incorporate as a city, after meeting all applicable requirements, under the Cortese-Knox Local Government Reorganization Act of 1985.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 07/31/2002
  • Published 07/31/2002

Judges

Court

  • California Court of Appeal

Counsel

  • For Appellees:
  •  Hargrove & Costanzo and Neal E. Costanzo, Fresno, for Defendants and Appellants., Best, Best & Krieger and Clark Alsop, Riverside, for California Association of Local Agency Formation Commissions as Amicus Curiae on behalf of Defendants and Appellants., Whitnie C. Henderson for Association of California Water Agencies as Amicus Curiae on behalf of Defendant and Appellant Malaga County Water District., McMurchie, Weill, Lenahan, Lee, Slater & Pearse and David W. McMurchie, Sacramento, for California Special Districts Association as Amici Curiae on behalf of Defendant and Appellant Malaga County Water District., Phillip S. Cronin, County Counsel, and J. Wesley Merritt, Chief Deputy County Counsel, for Plaintiff and Respondent.