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DIVISION 10. TRANSIT DISTRICTS [24501 - 107025]

  ( Division 10 repealed and added by Stats. 1955, Ch. 1036.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

PART 16. SONOMA-MARIN AREA RAIL TRANSIT DISTRICT [105000 - 105337]

  ( Part 16 added by Stats. 2002, Ch. 341, Sec. 4. )

CHAPTER 7. Annexation [105280 - 105288]
  ( Chapter 7 added by Stats. 2002, Ch. 341, Sec. 4. )

105280.
  

Territory may be annexed to the district in the manner provided in this chapter.

(Added by Stats. 2002, Ch. 341, Sec. 4. Effective January 1, 2003.)

105281.
  

A county contiguous to the district may, by majority vote of the board of supervisors of that county, petition the district to annex all or part of the territory within the county. Alternatively, the board of the district may propose annexation of any territory contiguous to the district.

(Added by Stats. 2002, Ch. 341, Sec. 4. Effective January 1, 2003.)

105282.
  

If annexation is proposed pursuant to Section 105281, the board shall determine whether the additional territory proposed to be annexed will be benefited by annexation to the district, and shall pass a resolution to that effect. The resolution shall be passed by a vote of two-thirds of the members of the board and be approved by the board of supervisors of the county in which the territory is situated.

(Added by Stats. 2002, Ch. 341, Sec. 4. Effective January 1, 2003.)

105283.
  

The board of supervisors of the county in which the territory to be annexed is situated shall agree in writing with the board of directors of the district upon the terms and conditions of annexation. The agreement may provide for the levy and collection of special taxes within the county in addition to the taxes elsewhere 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 county.

(Added by Stats. 2002, Ch. 341, Sec. 4. Effective January 1, 2003.)

105284.
  

The resolution shall:

(a) Describe the boundaries of the territory proposed to be annexed.

(b) Designate the proposed annexation by an appropriate name.

(c) Declare that the area to be annexed to the district will be benefited by annexation.

(d) Name the time and place for the hearing of objections by any person interested in the proposed annexation.

(e) Describe any terms and conditions of annexation agreed to between the district and the county pursuant to Section 105283.

(Added by Stats. 2002, Ch. 341, Sec. 4. Effective January 1, 2003.)

105285.
  

The resolution, together with the names of the members of the board voting for and against it, shall be published pursuant to Section 6066 of the Government Code in a newspaper published in the territory proposed to be annexed, or if there is no paper, then in some newspaper of general circulation, circulated in the territory.

(Added by Stats. 2002, Ch. 341, Sec. 4. Effective January 1, 2003.)

105286.
  

On the day fixed for hearing or on any day to which the hearing is adjourned, the board shall hear and consider any objections presented to the annexation of the territory. After the hearing of objections, if it is determined by a vote of two-thirds of all the members of the board that the territory proposed to be annexed will be benefited by annexation, the board shall proceed to fix and determine the boundaries of the territory to be annexed to the district.

(Added by Stats. 2002, Ch. 341, Sec. 4. Effective January 1, 2003.)

105287.
  

After making all necessary and proper changes in the boundaries, by a resolution passed by a vote of two-thirds of the members, the board shall order the annexation of the territory so described. The resolution, together with the names of the members of the board voting for and against the same shall be set forth in the minutes of the board.

(Added by Stats. 2002, Ch. 341, Sec. 4. Effective January 1, 2003.)

105288.
  

Whenever any territory is annexed to the district it shall thereupon become a part of the district subject to all the liabilities and entitled to all the benefits of the district.

(Added by Stats. 2002, Ch. 341, Sec. 4. Effective January 1, 2003.)

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