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Federal assistance
§ 299-w. Federal assistance. The watershed district is designated as a
"local organization" authorized to make application to the secretary of
agriculture of the United States for financial assistance in installing
and carrying out a district project under the provisions of said
"Watershed Protection and Flood Prevention Act".

The watershed district, as the local organization, is empowered, when
authorized by resolution adopted by the board of supervisors, to enter
into contracts or agreements with the secretary of agriculture for the
purpose of contracting indebtedness with the federal government for any
or all of the local share of the costs of such project, as provided for
in the said "Watershed Protection and Flood Prevention Act" as amended,
whenever such borrowing appears necessary and desirable, subject to the
provisions of the local finance law.