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TITLE 6. DISTRICTS [58000 - 62262]

  ( Title 6 added by Stats. 1951, Ch. 331. )

DIVISION 1. GENERAL [58000 - 60375.5]

  ( Heading of Division 1 renumbered from Division 2 by Stats. 1987, Ch. 56, Sec. 88. )

CHAPTER 5. Special Assessment and Bond Refunding Law of 1939 [59100 - 59674]

  ( Chapter 5 added by Stats. 1951, Ch. 331. )

ARTICLE 9. Hearing on Assessments [59380 - 59385]
  ( Article 9 added by Stats. 1951, Ch. 331. )


As used in this article, “interested person” means an owner or any other person interested in any of the following:

(a) The proposed acquisition and cancellation of original bonds.

(b) The diagram.

(c) The assessment.

(d) The bondholders’ proposal.

(Added by Stats. 1951, Ch. 331.)


Prior to the time fixed for the assessment hearing any interested person may appeal to the legislative body by briefly stating in writing the grounds of his appeal. Such appeal may be made upon any of the following grounds:

(a) That he feels aggrieved by any act or determination of the person who prepared the diagram and assessment.

(b) That he objects to their correctness.

(c) That he feels aggrieved by the bondholders’ proposal.

(d) That he feels aggrieved by any other act, determination, or proceeding concerning the diagram, assessment, or proposal.

(Added by Stats. 1951, Ch. 331.)


At the time set for hearing protests the legislative body shall hear and pass upon all protests so made.

(Added by Stats. 1951, Ch. 331.)


Upon such appeal, the legislative body may:

(a) Remedy and correct any error or informality in the proceedings.

(b) Revise and correct any of the acts or determinations of the person who made the diagram and assessment.

(c) Confirm, amend, or correct the assessment or diagram in such manner as seems just to the legislative body.

(d) Direct the persons who made the assessment and diagram to correct them in any particular.

(e) Require and accept a modification of any bondholders’ proposal in accordance with any protest.

(Added by Stats. 1951, Ch. 331.)


After notice and hearing of assessment pursuant to this chapter all the decisions of the legislative body are conclusive upon all persons entitled to appeal, as to all errors and irregularities which it has power to avoid or remedy during the proceedings or at the hearing.

(Added by Stats. 1951, Ch. 331.)


If the resolution of intention is actually published pursuant to this chapter, a court shall not invalidate any assessment, diagram, or proceedings prior to the assessment, for any informality, or other defect.

(Added by Stats. 1951, Ch. 331.)

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