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DIVISION 10. TRANSIT DISTRICTS [24501 - 107025]

  ( Division 10 repealed and added by Stats. 1955, Ch. 1036.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

PART 14. SACRAMENTO REGIONAL TRANSIT DISTRICT [102000 - 102700]

  ( Part 14 added by Stats. 1971, Ch. 1374. )

CHAPTER 3. Creation of District and Annexation [102050 - 102056]
  ( Chapter 3 added by Stats. 1971, Ch. 1374. )

102050.
  

The Sacramento Regional Transit District may be formed pursuant to this chapter to carry out the purposes of this part. The district is hereby designated a rapid transit district. The district shall be a public corporation for those purposes.

(Amended by Stats. 2018, Ch. 522, Sec. 3. (AB 709) Effective January 1, 2019.)

102051.
  

The district may comprise the Cities of Citrus Heights, Elk Grove, Davis, Folsom, Rancho Cordova, Roseville, Sacramento, West Sacramento, and Woodland, and the following described territory of the Counties of Sacramento and Yolo, to the extent the territory is not included in the above-mentioned cities:

(a) The territory of the County of Sacramento that may be included in the district is the same area as the urban service area of the County of Sacramento, as adopted and as hereafter amended.

(b) The unincorporated territory of the County of Yolo that may be included is described as follows:

(1) Beginning at the northeast corner of Sec. 36, T. 9 N., R. 3 E., M.D.B. & M.; thence north 1/2 mile along the west line of Sec. 30, T. 9 N., R. 4 E., to the west 1/4 corner of Sec. 30; thence east1/2 mile to the center of Sec. 30; thence north 1/8 mile, more or less, to the north line of Swamp Land Survey No. 970, the point being on the centerline of Tule Lake Road; thence northeasterly along the north line of Swamp Land Survey No. 970 to the centerline of the Sacramento River; thence easterly and southerly down and along the Sacramento River to the south line of Swamp Land Survey No. 815; thence northwesterly along the south line of Swamp Land Survey No. 815 to its southwest corner; thence northeasterly along the west line of Swamp Land Survey No. 815 to a point where it is intersected by the quarter section line running east and west through Sec. 30, T. 8 N., R. 4 E.; thence west 3/4 mile, more or less, to the east 1/4 corner of Sec. 25, T. 8 N., R. 3 E.; thence north 51/2 miles, more or less, to the point of beginning.

(2) Beginning at the intersection of State Highway Route 113 and the Yolo County line southern boundary; thence easterly along the Yolo County line southern boundary to the Davis City Limits; thence meandering along the Davis City Limits to Russell Boulevard; thence westerly along Russell Boulevard to Route 113; thence southerly along Route 113 to the point of beginning.

For purposes of this section, any reference to an avenue, boulevard, highway, railroad, road, or street includes the right-of-way thereof.

(Amended by Stats. 2018, Ch. 522, Sec. 4. (AB 709) Effective January 1, 2019.)

102052.
  

The district shall be formed upon the adoption of a resolution by the City Council of the City of Sacramento and the adoption of a resolution by the Board of Supervisors of the County of Sacramento declaring there is a need for the district to function.

(Amended by Stats. 1972, Ch. 189.)

102052.5.
  

(a) The boundaries of the district shall include (1) the City of Sacramento and the City of Rancho Cordova; (2) the unincorporated territory of the County of Sacramento that is within the urban service area, as determined by the Board of Supervisors, and not otherwise divided from the rest of the unincorporated territory that is within the urban service area by an incorporated city not previously described in this subdivision; (3) a city or county listed in Section 102051 that has annexed to the district pursuant to the process specified in Section 102055; and (4) a city incorporated on or after January 1, 2016, which city consists entirely of territory that was included in the district prior to the city’s incorporation.

(b) (1) The boundaries of the district shall not be affected by the incorporation of any territory wholly or partly within the boundaries of the district or by reason of annexation to or detachment from any city or territory wholly or partly within the boundaries of the district, except as provided in this section.

(2) Where territory outside the district is annexed to any city included in the district, that territory shall, upon the completion of the annexation proceeding, be deemed incorporated into and annexed to the district.

(3) Where territory is incorporated as a new city, on or after January 1, 2016, and is partly within and partly outside the district, the entire territory shall, upon completion of the incorporation proceeding, be deemed incorporated into and annexed to the district.

(4) Where territory that is within the boundaries of the district is annexed to any city that is not a member entity, that territory shall remain part of the district unless, at the time of annexation, (A) no transit service is operated by the district within the annexed territory or within one-half mile of any outside boundary of the annexed territory and (B) no transit service is planned by the district, as evidenced by the district’s adopted short-range transit plan, for the annexed territory or within one-half mile of any outside boundary of the annexed territory within five years of the annexation, in which case that territory may be detached from the district if the Sacramento County Local Agency Formation Commission determines, during the annexation proceedings, that the area would be better served by the annexing city than the district. The detachment may be accomplished without proceeding with the detachment process in Section 102056.

(c) Whenever territory is deemed incorporated into and annexed to the district pursuant to this section, that territory shall be subject to taxation, in accordance with the assessable valuation of the property in that territory for general district purposes and for payment of any indebtedness previously or thereafter incurred by the district.

(Repealed and added by Stats. 2015, Ch. 335, Sec. 3. (AB 738) Effective January 1, 2016.)

102053.
  

The district may operate and exercise the powers under this part within any city, provided that the district shall have no power to levy an ad valorem property tax within the boundaries of any city that is not within the boundaries of the district as defined in Section 102052.5.

(Amended by Stats. 2015, Ch. 335, Sec. 4. (AB 738) Effective January 1, 2016.)

102054.
  

The district may operate and exercise the powers under this part within all or a part of the unincorporated area of any county, provided that the district shall have no power to levy an ad valorem property tax within the unincorporated area that is not within the boundaries of the district as defined in Section 102052.5.

(Amended by Stats. 2015, Ch. 335, Sec. 5. (AB 738) Effective January 1, 2016.)

102055.
  

(a) Any city or county listed in Section 102051 may be annexed to the district in the manner provided in this section.

(b) The legislative body of the city or county proposed to be annexed shall agree in writing with the board of directors upon the terms and conditions of annexation, which agreement, among other things, may provide for the levy and collection of special taxes within the city or unincorporated area of the county in addition to the taxes otherwise provided for in this part; the fixing of rates, rentals, and charges differing from those fixed or existing elsewhere within the district; the incurring or assumption of indebtedness; the making of a payment or payments; or the transfer of property, real and personal, and other assets to the district by the city or county.

(Repealed and added by Stats. 2015, Ch. 335, Sec. 7. (AB 738) Effective January 1, 2016.)

102056.
  

(a) Territory within the district may be detached from the district by a supermajority vote of the board of directors, which shall be at least 80 percent of the nonweighted vote of the existing board, and by a majority vote of the governing body of the territory proposed to be detached, provided that the detached territory shall not be relieved from liability for taxation for the payment of any bonded indebtedness existing at the time of detachment, and provided that all other pending legal and financial obligations have been resolved by mutual agreement.

(b) The detachment of territory from the district shall become effective upon giving of the notice required in Section 57204 of the Government Code.

(c) Notice of the detachment of territory from the district shall be given to each assessor whose roll is used for a tax levy made pursuant to this part and to the State Board of Equalization pursuant to Chapter 8 (commencing with Section 54900) of Part 1 of Division 2 of Title 5 of the Government Code.

(Added by Stats. 2015, Ch. 335, Sec. 8. (AB 738) Effective January 1, 2016.)

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