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TITLE 6. DISTRICTS [58000 - 62262]

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

DIVISION 3. COMMUNITY SERVICES DISTRICTS [61000 - 61250]

  ( Division 3 repealed and added by Stats. 2005, Ch. 249, Sec. 3. )

PART 2. INTERNAL ORGANIZATION [61020 - 61070]

  ( Part 2 repealed and added by Stats. 2005, Ch. 249, Sec. 3. )

CHAPTER 1. Initial Board of Directors [61020 - 61022]
  ( Chapter 1 repealed and added by Stats. 2005, Ch. 249, Sec. 3. )

61020.
  

The initial board of directors of a district formed on or after January 1, 2006, shall be determined pursuant to this chapter.

(Added by Stats. 2005, Ch. 249, Sec. 3. Effective January 1, 2006.)

61021.
  

(a) Except as provided in this chapter, the initial board of directors shall be elected.

(b) The directors may be elected by one of the following methods:

(1) At large.

(2) By divisions.

(3) From divisions.

(c) The elections and terms of office shall be determined pursuant to the Uniform District Election Law, Part 4 (commencing with Section 10500) of the Elections Code.

(Added by Stats. 2005, Ch. 249, Sec. 3. Effective January 1, 2006.)

61022.
  

(a) In the case of a proposed district which contains only unincorporated territory in a single county and less than 100 voters, the local agency formation commission may provide, as a term and condition of approving the formation of the district, that the county board of supervisors shall be the initial board of directors until conversion to an elected board of directors.

(b) The board of supervisors shall adopt a resolution pursuant to subdivision (b) of Section 61027, placing the question of having an elected board of directors on the ballot when any of the following occurs:

(1) When the registrar of voters certifies in writing that the number of voters in the district has reached or exceeded 500.

(2) When the registrar of voters certifies in writing that the number of voters in the district has reached or exceeded a lower number specified by the local agency formation commission as a term and condition of approving the formation of the district.

(3) Ten years after the effective date of the district’s formation.

(4) The local agency formation commission has required, as a term and condition of approving the formation of the district, placing the question of having an elected board of directors on the ballot in less than 10 years after the effective date of the district’s formation.

(c) At the election, the voters shall also elect members to the district’s board of directors. Those persons shall take office only if a majority of the voters voting upon the question of having an elected board are in favor of the question.

(d) If the question is submitted to the voters at a general district election, the notice required by Section 12112 of the Elections Code shall contain a statement of the question to appear on the ballot. If the question is submitted to the voters at a special election, the notice of election and ballot shall contain a statement of the question.

(Added by Stats. 2005, Ch. 249, Sec. 3. Effective January 1, 2006.)

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