Code Section Group

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  ( Division 10 repealed and added by Stats. 1955, Ch. 1036.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 9. Annexation of Unincorporated Territory [26651 - 27111]

  ( Chapter 9 added by Stats. 1955, Ch. 1036. )

ARTICLE 3. Approval by Unincorporated Territory [27011 - 27016]
  ( Article 3 added by Stats. 1955, Ch. 1036. )

27011.
  

The board shall cause an election to be held in the territory proposed to be annexed on the next established election date not less than 74 days after it has finally approved the terms and conditions of annexation to determine whether the territory shall be annexed to the district upon the terms and conditions stated in the ordinance.

(Amended by Stats. 1973, Ch. 1146.)

27012.
  

Notice of election shall be published and shall either state that a copy of the ordinance containing the terms and conditions of annexation at length is on file in the office of the secretary of the district, and open to the inspection of all persons interested, or itself set forth the terms and conditions of annexation at length, in the discretion of the board.

(Added by Stats. 1955, Ch. 1036.)

27013.
  

The ballots for the election shall contain substantially the instructions required to be printed on ballots for use at general state and county elections and in addition shall set forth the proposition of annexation substantially as follows:

Shall the territory described in the petition filed with the secretary of the ____________ transit district on the ________ day of ________ be annexed to the transit district in accordance with and subject to all of the terms and conditions set forth in that certain ordinance passed by the board of directors of the transit district on the _______ day of ________, a copy of which is now on file in the office of the secretary of the transit district?

YES

NO

(Added by Stats. 1955, Ch. 1036.)

27014.
  

If upon a canvass of the election it is found that a majority of all votes cast on the proposition at the election were cast in favor of the annexation, the proposition and all of the terms and conditions set forth in the ordinance shall be deemed carried and approved by the voters.

(Added by Stats. 1955, Ch. 1036.)

27015.
  

If the proposition fails to carry, the result shall be entered upon the minutes of the board.

(Added by Stats. 1955, Ch. 1036.)

27016.
  

If the proposition is defeated by the voters, no annexation proceeding shall be commenced involving the territory or any part thereof until after the expiration of one year.

(Added by Stats. 1955, Ch. 1036.)

PUCPublic Utilities Code - PUC3