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DIVISION 10. TRANSIT DISTRICTS [24501 - 107025]

  ( Division 10 repealed and added by Stats. 1955, Ch. 1036.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

PART 2. SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA RAPID TRANSIT DISTRICT [28500 - 29757]

  ( Part 2 added by Stats. 1957, Ch. 1056. )

CHAPTER 10.5. Special Service Districts [29660 - 29740]

  ( Chapter 10.5 added by Stats. 1965, Ch. 1495. )

ARTICLE 3. Election [29680 - 29685]
  ( Article 3 added by Stats. 1965, Ch. 1495. )

29680.
  

At the time of the approval of the creation of a special service district, the board shall call an election in the territory proposed to be included in the special service district for the purpose of submitting to the voters in such territory the question of whether the special service district shall be created and established.

(Added by Stats. 1965, Ch. 1495.)

29681.
  

Such election shall be held on the next established election date not less than 74 days after the board’s approval of the creation of the special service district.

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

29682.
  

The ballot for the election shall contain such instructions as are required by law to be printed thereon and in addition thereto the following:

Shall the “San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit District, Special Service District No. _____ (here insert number)” be created and established?

YES

NO

(Added by Stats. 1965, Ch. 1495.)

29683.
  

No person is entitled to vote at the election unless he is a registered voter residing within the territory proposed to be included in the special service district. The election may be held on the same day as any other state, county or city election and may be consolidated.

(Added by Stats. 1965, Ch. 1495.)

29684.
  

The costs of the election required by this article shall be borne by the district.

(Added by Stats. 1965, Ch. 1495.)

29685.
  

The question of the creation of a special service district shall be canvassed separately for each public agency, or portion thereof, in which an election is held, and the board shall order and declare the special service district created in each public agency, or portion thereof, in which an election was held and in which a majority of those who voted upon the proposition of creating the special service district voted in favor of the proposition, and excluding each public agency, or portion thereof, in which an election was held and in which a majority of those who voted upon the proposition of creating the special service district voted against the proposition. A certified copy of the resolution declaring the special service district created shall be filed in the office of the Secretary of State, and upon such filing the special service district shall be established.

(Added by Stats. 1965, Ch. 1495.)

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