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DIVISION 10. TRANSIT DISTRICTS [24501 - 107025]

  ( Division 10 repealed and added by Stats. 1955, Ch. 1036.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

PART 10. SANTA CRUZ METROPOLITAN TRANSIT DISTRICT [98000 - 98407]

  ( Part 10 added by Stats. 1967, Ch. 978. )

CHAPTER 10. Dissolution [98400 - 98407]
  ( Chapter 10 added by Stats. 1967, Ch. 978. )

98400.
  

The board may call an election any time for the purpose of submitting to the voters of the district the question of whether the district will be dissolved. Upon the filing with the clerk of the district of a petition signed by voters within the district equal in number to at least twenty-five percent (25%) of the total vote cast within the district at the last general statewide election asking that the question of dissolution of the district be submitted to the voters of the district, the board shall call such an election.

(Added by Stats. 1967, Ch. 978.)

98401.
  

The election for the purpose of submitting to the voters of the district the question of whether or not the district shall be dissolved shall be held on the next established election date not less than 74 days next succeeding the date on which the petition is filed.

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

98402.
  

Notice of any election for dissolution, whether called because of the filing of a petition or ordered by the board without petition, shall be published. The election shall be held on the next established election date not less than 74 days from the date of the first publication of the notice.

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

98403.
  

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 the following:

Shall the Santa Cruz Metropolitan Transit District be dissolved?

YES

NO

(Added by Stats. 1967, Ch. 978.)

98404.
  

The board shall canvass the vote. If a majority of the votes favor dissolution, the board shall by resolution dissolve the district.

(Added by Stats. 1967, Ch. 978.)

98405.
  

The board shall file a certified copy of the resolution with the Secretary of State and for record in the office of the county recorder.

(Added by Stats. 1967, Ch. 978.)

98406.
  

Upon dissolution the right, title and interest to property owned or controlled by the district shall be divided among the cities within the district and the county according to the ratio which the assessed valuation of taxable property of each city within the district and the unincorporated area within the district bears to the total assessed valuation of taxable property within the district.

(Added by Stats. 1967, Ch. 978.)

98407.
  

The board of supervisors is, ex officio, the governing body of the dissolved district. It may levy taxes and assessments and perform other acts necessary to wind up the district affairs and to raise money for the payment of outstanding indebtedness.

(Added by Stats. 1967, Ch. 978.)

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