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Public Utilities Code - PUC

DIVISION 6. MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT ACT [11501 - 14403.5]

  ( Division 6 enacted by Stats. 1951, Ch. 764. )

CHAPTER 8. Special District for Sewage Disposal or Solid Waste Resource Recovery [13451 - 13691]

  ( Heading of Chapter 8 amended by Stats. 1977, Ch. 128. )

ARTICLE 2. Hearing [13481 - 13488]
  ( Article 2 enacted by Stats. 1951, Ch. 764. )

13481.
  

Within 60 days after receipt of the resolutions of the public agencies or receipt of the certification of the sufficiency of a petition by the secretary of the district, or the passage of the resolution of the board, the board shall, by resolution, designate the special district as “____ (here insert name) Municipal Utility District, Special District No. ____ (here insert number)” (all such special districts shall be numbered consecutively) and shall fix a time and place for a hearing on the proposed creation of the special district for sewage disposal or solid waste resource recovery purposes and shall publish notice thereof.

(Amended by Stats. 1977, Ch. 128.)

13482.
  

The notice of hearing shall be published once in a newspaper of general circulation published in the district.

(Enacted by Stats. 1951, Ch. 764.)

13483.
  

The time fixed for the hearing shall be not less than 30 nor more than 60 days from the date of the first publication of the notice.

(Enacted by Stats. 1951, Ch. 764.)

13484.
  

At or before the hearing, any person interested may file with the secretary of the district written objections to the creation of the special district or to the inclusion of his property therein. Upon the hearing the board shall hear and determine all protests and objections. The hearing may be adjourned from time to time by the board without further notice other than an order to be entered upon the minutes of its meeting fixing the time and place of the adjournment.

(Enacted by Stats. 1951, Ch. 764.)

13485.
  

The board may reduce or enlarge the boundaries of the proposed special district, but the boundaries as enlarged shall be within the district.

(Enacted by Stats. 1951, Ch. 764.)

13486.
  

The board shall not approve the creation of a special district containing territory in addition to the territory included in the resolutions or petitions filed with the secretary of the district, or in its own resolution, until notice of its intention to include such additional territory has been published for the time and in the manner prescribed for the original hearing on the matter and a hearing is had pursuant to the notice.

(Enacted by Stats. 1951, Ch. 764.)

13487.
  

No public agency or portion thereof shall be included within the boundaries of a special district unless its legislative body consents by resolution, or unless the proceedings for the creation of the special district have been initiated by petition of the voters.

(Enacted by Stats. 1951, Ch. 764.)

13488.
  

If no protests are filed, or if the protests filed are overruled and denied by the board, the board shall thereupon by resolution approve the creation of the special district either as originally described or as revised by the board.

(Enacted by Stats. 1951, Ch. 764.)

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