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Public Utilities Code - PUC

DIVISION 10. TRANSIT DISTRICTS [24501 - 107025]

  ( Division 10 repealed and added by Stats. 1955, Ch. 1036. )

PART 1. TRANSIT DISTRICTS IN COUNTIES OF ALAMEDA OR CONTRA COSTA [24501 - 27509]

  ( Heading of Part 1 added by Stats. 1957, Ch. 1056. )

CHAPTER 10.5. Special Transit Service Districts [27401 - 27481]

  ( Chapter 10.5 added by Stats. 1959, Ch. 116. )

ARTICLE 2. Hearing [27411 - 27417]
  ( Article 2 added by Stats. 1959, Ch. 116. )

27411.
  

Within 60 days after receipt of the resolutions of the public agencies or receipt of the certification of the sufficiency of a petition by the secretary of the district, or the passage of the resolution of the board, the board shall, by resolution, designate the special transit service district as “________ (here insert name) Transit District, Special Transit Service District No. ________ (here insert number)” (all such special transit service districts shall be numbered consecutively) and shall fix a time and place for a hearing on the proposed creation of the special transit service district, and shall publish notice of the hearing.

(Added by Stats. 1959, Ch. 116.)

27412.
  

The notice of hearing shall be published once in a newspaper of general circulation published in the district.

(Added by Stats. 1959, Ch. 116.)

27413.
  

The time fixed for the hearing shall be not less than 20 nor more than 60 days from the date of the publication of the notice.

(Added by Stats. 1959, Ch. 116.)

27414.
  

At or before the hearing, any person interested may file with the secretary of the district written objections to the creation of the special transit service district or to the inclusion of his property therein. Upon the hearing the board shall hear and determine all protests and objections. The hearing may be adjourned from time to time by the board without further notice other than an order to be entered upon the minutes of its meeting fixing the time and place of the adjournment.

(Added by Stats. 1959, Ch. 116.)

27415.
  

The board may reduce or enlarge the boundaries of the proposed special transit service district, but the boundaries of the proposed special transit service district shall be within the boundaries of the district.

(Added by Stats. 1959, Ch. 116.)

27416.
  

The board shall not approve the creation of a special transit service district containing territory in addition to the territory included in the resolutions or petitions filed with the secretary of the district, or in its own resolution, until notice of its intention to include such additional territory has been published for the time and in the manner prescribed for the original hearing on the matter and a hearing is had pursuant to the notice.

(Added by Stats. 1959, Ch. 116.)

27417.
  

If no protests are filed, or if the protests filed are overruled and denied by the board, the board shall by resolution approve the creation of the special transit service district either as originally described or as revised by the board and, except as provided by Article 3 (commencing at Section 27421), shall by resolution order and declare the special transit service district created.

(Added by Stats. 1959, Ch. 116.)

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