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DIVISION 11. IRRIGATION DISTRICTS [20500 - 29978]

  ( Division 11 added by Stats. 1943, Ch. 372. )

PART 2. FORMATION [20700 - 20982]

  ( Part 2 added by Stats. 1943, Ch. 372. )

CHAPTER 4. Establishment of District [20960 - 20963]
  ( Chapter 4 added by Stats. 1943, Ch. 372. )

20960.
  

If upon the canvass of the formation election it appears that a majority of all the votes cast are “Irrigation District—Yes,” the board of supervisors shall by an order entered on its minutes declare the territory formed as a district under the name designated for it.

(Added by Stats. 1943, Ch. 372.)

20961.
  

The board of supervisors shall immediately file for record in the office of the county recorder of each affected county a certified copy of the order declaring the district formed and shall also immediately forward a copy to the clerk of the board of supervisors of each affected county.

(Added by Stats. 1943, Ch. 372.)

20962.
  

From the filing for record of the order declaring the district formed the formation of the district is complete.

(Added by Stats. 1943, Ch. 372.)

20962.5.
  

The county clerk of the principal county shall immediately file with the Secretary of State a certificate listing:

(a) The name of the district.

(b) The date of formation.

(c) The county or counties in which the district is located, and a description of the boundaries of the district, or reference to a map showing such boundaries, which map shall be attached to the certificate, or reference to the county recorder’s office where a description of such boundaries has been recorded.

If the order declaring the district formed contains all of the information required to be in the certificate, the county clerk may file a copy of the order in lieu of the certificate.

(Added by Stats. 1963, Ch. 457.)

20963.
  

The board of supervisors of any county in which any land embraced in a district is situated shall not after its formation allow another district to be formed including any portion of the same land without the consent of the board of the district in which the land is situated.

(Added by Stats. 1943, Ch. 372.)

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