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TITLE 5. LOCAL AGENCIES [50001 - 57550]

  ( Title 5 added by Stats. 1949, Ch. 81. )

DIVISION 3. CORTESE-KNOX-HERTZBERG LOCAL GOVERNMENT REORGANIZATION ACT OF 2000 [56000 - 57550]

  ( Heading of Division 3 amended by Stats. 2001, Ch. 388, Sec. 1. )

PART 4. CONDUCTING AUTHORITY PROCEEDINGS FOR CHANGES OF ORGANIZATION OR REORGANIZATION [57000 - 57204]

  ( Part 4 added by Stats. 1985, Ch. 541, Sec. 3. )

CHAPTER 2. Notice of Hearing [57025 - 57026]
  ( Chapter 2 added by Stats. 1985, Ch. 541, Sec. 3. )

57025.
  

(a) The executive officer of the commission shall give notice of the protest hearing to be held on the proposal by publication pursuant to Sections 56153 and 56154 and by posting pursuant to Sections 56158 and 56159.

(b) The executive officer shall give mailed notice to all landowners owning land within any affected territory, consistent with Sections 56155 to 56157, inclusive.

(c) If the subject territory is inhabited, the executive officer shall also give mailed notice to all registered voters residing within any affected territory, consistent with Sections 56155 to 56157, inclusive.

(d) The executive officer shall also give mailed notice to each affected city, affected district, or affected county, the proponents, if any, and to persons requesting special notice, consistent with Sections 56155 to 56157, inclusive.

(e) In the case of a proposed change of organization or reorganization that would result in the extension of any previously authorized special tax or benefit assessment to the affected territory, the executive officer of the commission shall give mailed notice to each landowner within the affected territory.

(Amended by Stats. 2004, Ch. 355, Sec. 7. Effective January 1, 2005.)

57026.
  

The notice required to be given by Section 57025 shall contain all of the following information:

(a) A statement of the distinctive short form designation assigned by the commission to the proposal.

(b) A statement of the manner in which, and by whom, proceedings were initiated. However, a reference to the proponents, if any, shall be sufficient where proceedings were initiated by a petition.

(c) A description of the exterior boundaries of the subject territory.

(d) A description of the particular change or changes of organization proposed for each of the subject districts or cities and new districts or new cities proposed to be formed, and any terms and conditions to be applicable. The description may include a reference to the commission’s resolution making determinations for a full and complete description of the change of organization or reorganization, and the terms and conditions.

(e) A statement of the reason or reasons for the change of organization or reorganization as set forth in the proposal submitted to the commission.

(f) A statement of the time, date, and place of the protest hearing on the proposed change of organization or reorganization.

(g) If the subject territory is inhabited and the change of organization or reorganization provides for the submission of written protests, a statement that any owner of land within the territory, or any registered voter residing within the territory, may file a written protest against the proposal with the executive officer of the commission at any time prior to the conclusion of the hearing by the commission on the proposal.

(h) If the subject territory is uninhabited and the change of organization or reorganization provides for submission of written protests, a statement that any owner of land within the territory may file a written protest against the proposal with the executive officer of the commission at any time prior to the conclusion of the hearing by the commission on the proposal.

(Amended by Stats. 2013, Ch. 87, Sec. 7. Effective January 1, 2014.)

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