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Mosquito Abatement and Vector Control Districts Principal Enabling Act

Health and Safety Code §2000 et seq.

Powers and Functions: Conduct effective programs for the surveillance, prevention, abatement and control of mosquitos and other vectors.

Formation: Any territory, whether incorporated or unincorporated, whether contiguous or noncontiguous and districts may not overlap.

5 Trustees, appointed by the Board of Supervisors or the City Council to fixed 2-4 year terms.*

*Health and Safety Code §2024 (a): “..., the term of office for a member of the board of trustees shall be for a term of two or four years, at the discretion of the appointing authority”