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DIVISION 20. MUNICIPAL WATER DISTRICTS [71000 - 73001]

  ( Division 20 added by Stats. 1963, Ch. 156. )

PART 7. BONDS [71852 - 71996]

  ( Part 7 added by Stats. 1963, Ch. 156. )

CHAPTER 4. Formation of Uninhabited Improvement Districts for Issuance of Bonds [71920 - 71937]

  ( Chapter 4 added by Stats. 1963, Ch. 156. )

ARTICLE 2. Bond Election [71930 - 71934]
  ( Article 2 repealed and added by Stats. 1974, Ch. 385. )

71930.
  

After the board has made its determination of the matters required to be determined by the resolution of intention, and if the board deems it necessary to form the improvement district and to incur the bonded indebtedness, the board shall by a formation resolution call a special election in the proposed uninhabited improvement district for the purpose of submitting to the voters thereof the proposition of forming the uninhabited improvement district and incurring indebtedness by the issuance of bonds of the district for the uninhabited improvement district.

(Repealed and added by Stats. 1974, Ch. 385.)

71930.5.
  

The provisions of this article apply only to bond elections called pursuant to this chapter. The provisions of Section 2502 of the Elections Code, relating to mandatory consolidation of elections, shall not apply to this chapter.

(Amended by Stats. 1994, Ch. 923, Sec. 265. Effective January 1, 1995.)

71931.
  

Voter means a person who is a holder of title. Each voter shall have one vote for each dollar’s worth of assessed value of land to which he holds title. The last equalized assessment roll of the county is conclusive evidence of ownership and of the value of the land so owned. Where title is held by two or more persons in undivided interests, the manner in which such interest may be voted shall be provided in the resolution calling the election.

(Repealed and added by Stats. 1974, Ch. 385.)

71931.5.
  

The form and type of ballot to be used in the election and the manner of distribution thereof, to the voters, will be determined by the board.

(Added by Stats. 1974, Ch. 385.)

71932.
  

All ballots shall be returned to the secretary of the district at the office of the district on or before the last date established for the return of the ballots by the board.

(Repealed and added by Stats. 1974, Ch. 385.)

71932.5.
  

Within 10 days after the date on which all ballots must be received by the district, the board shall canvass the votes and declare the result.

(Added by Stats. 1974, Ch. 385.)

71933.
  

Each ballot will give the voter the option of voting in favor of or in opposition to the formation of the improvement district and incurring indebtedness by the issuance of bonds of the district for the improvement district.

(Repealed and added by Stats. 1974, Ch. 385.)

71933.5.
  

If a majority of the votes cast are in favor of the formation of the improvement district and incurring indebtedness by the issuance of bonds of the district for the improvement district, the improvement district shall be formed and bonds may be issued pursuant to Chapter 6 (commencing with Section 71950) of this part. If a majority of the votes cast are against the formation of the improvement district and incurring indebtedness by the issuance of bonds of the district for the improvement district, the improvement district shall not be formed and no bonds shall be issued.

(Added by Stats. 1974, Ch. 385.)

71934.
  

Voting may be by proxy and every appointment of a proxy is revocable at the pleasure of the person executing it by giving written notice to the district any time before the person appointed as proxy shall cast a ballot representing the votes for which the proxy was given.

(Repealed and added by Stats. 1974, Ch. 385.)

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