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DIVISION 10. TRANSIT DISTRICTS [24501 - 107025]

  ( Division 10 repealed and added by Stats. 1955, Ch. 1036.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

PART 7. MARIN COUNTY TRANSIT DISTRICT [70000 - 80019]

  ( Part 7 added by Stats. 1964, 1st Ex. Sess., Ch. 92. )

CHAPTER 10. Consolidation with Other Districts [80010 - 80019]
  ( Chapter 10 added by Stats. 1964, 1st Ex. Sess., Ch. 92. )

80010.
  

The district may be consolidated with any other transit district organized and operating pursuant to Part 2 (commencing with Section 28500) of this division, in the manner provided in this chapter.

(Added by Stats. 1964, 1st Ex. Sess., Ch. 92.)

80011.
  

Whenever the board finds and determines that:

(a) Another transit district is willing to annex the territory comprising the district;

(b) The annexing district has adequate facilities for and is able to supply transit service to the district in a manner equal to or superior to that presently rendered by the district;

(c) Annexation will not result in assumption of financial obligations by the taxpayers of district disproportionate to the services which they will receive; the board shall thereafter negotiate an agreement with the annexing district specifying the terms and conditions of annexation and such other matters as are necessary and incidental thereto.

(Added by Stats. 1964, 1st Ex. Sess., Ch. 92.)

80012.
  

The board shall thereafter, by resolution setting forth the terms and conditions of the proposed contract at length, declare its intention to cause the agreement to be approved and effect consolidation of district with such other transit district.

(Added by Stats. 1964, 1st Ex. Sess., Ch. 92.)

80013.
  

The resolution, together with a notice fixing the time and place for hearing thereon, shall be published once in a newspaper of general circulation published in the district. The time fixed for hearing shall not be less than 30 nor more than 60 days from the date of publication of such notice.

(Added by Stats. 1964, 1st Ex. Sess., Ch. 92.)

80014.
  

At the hearing any interested person may file with the board written objections to the approval of the terms and conditions of the proposed contract or the consolidation, or both the proposed contract and the consolidation.

(Added by Stats. 1964, 1st Ex. Sess., Ch. 92.)

80015.
  

Upon the hearing, the board shall determine whether or not the terms and conditions of the contract will be approved and the consolidation effected, and shall hear and determine all objections thereto.

(Added by Stats. 1964, 1st Ex. Sess., Ch. 92.)

80016.
  

Any hearing on the agreement and consolidation may be adjourned from time to time by the board, not exceeding 30 days in all, without further notice other than an order entered upon the minutes of the meeting fixing the time and place of adjournment.

(Added by Stats. 1964, 1st Ex. Sess., Ch. 92.)

80017.
  

If no protests are filed, or if the protests filed are overruled and denied by the board, the board shall thereupon by resolution finally approve the terms and conditions of the agreement and proceed with the consolidation.

(Added by Stats. 1964, 1st Ex. Sess., Ch. 92.)

80018.
  

Thereafter such consolidation shall be effected by such other district in the manner provided for annexation of counties in Chapter 9 (commencing with Section 29500), Part 2 of this division.

(Added by Stats. 1964, 1st Ex. Sess., Ch. 92.)

80019.
  

Upon the completion of such consolidation procedure, the Marin County Transit District shall be deemed to be dissolved. Thereafter, all property and assets of district which are not subject to the negotiated contract pertaining to consolidation shall be distributed to the County of Marin.

(Added by Stats. 1964, 1st Ex. Sess., Ch. 92.)

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