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AGO Opinions with Topic: AUTHORITY TO LEVY ASSESSMENTS AND TAXES
AGO 1958 No. 199 >  June 5, 1958
HIGHWAYS - RIGHT OF WAYS - LIABILITY FOR TAXES OR ASSESSMENTS BY WEED DISTRICTS - WEED DISTRICTS - AUTHORITY TO LEVY ASSESSMENTS AND TAXES - TAXATION - ASSESSMENT AGAINST RAILROAD AND HIGHWAY RIGHT OF WAYS BY WEED DISTRICT
HIGHWAYS ‑- RIGHT OF WAYS ‑- LIABILITY FOR TAXES OR ASSESSMENTS BY WEED DISTRICTS -- WEED DISTRICTS ‑- AUTHORITY TO LEVY ASSESSMENTS AND TAXES -- TAXATION ‑- ASSESSMENT AGAINST RAILROAD AND HIGHWAY... 1.  State highway right of ways are subject to taxes or assessments levied by weed districts to be paid by legislative appropriation from the state general fund.   2.  Railroad right of ways are subject to taxes and assessments levied by weed districts based upon the value of the benefits to such property or upon the cost to the district of destroying weeds thereon when the railroad fails to do so.
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