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Public Utilities Code - PUC


  ( Division 10 repealed and added by Stats. 1955, Ch. 1036. )


  ( Heading of Part 13 amended by Stats. 1973, Ch. 590. )

CHAPTER 6. General Financial Provisions [101210 - 101260]

  ( Chapter 6 added by Stats. 1971, Ch. 1161. )

ARTICLE 5. Budget [101250 - 101256]
  ( Article 5 added by Stats. 1971, Ch. 1161. )


On or before the 30th day prior to the end of each fiscal year, the general manager shall submit to the board a proposed budget covering all of the contemplated operations of the district for the following fiscal year. At that time a copy of the proposed budget shall be transmitted to the board of supervisors and to the city council of each city lying either in whole or in part within the boundaries of the district.

(Added by Stats. 1971, Ch. 1161.)


Prior to the time the board finally adopts the budget, it shall hold a public hearing upon the proposed budget submitted by the general manager. Notice of the time and place of hearing shall be published pursuant to Section 6061 of the Government Code and shall be made not later than the 15th day prior to the date of the hearing.

(Added by Stats. 1971, Ch. 1161.)


The date of the hearing shall be fixed by the board and shall be not later than July 1 of each year.

(Added by Stats. 1971, Ch. 1161.)


At the time and place designated in the published notice, the board shall meet and consider the proposed budget. Any resident of the district may appear and be heard regarding the increase, decrease, or omission of any item in the proposed budget or for the inclusion of new items. All proposals for the increase of any item or for the inclusion of any additional items shall be submitted in writing to the general manager before the close of the public hearing.

(Added by Stats. 1971, Ch. 1161.)


The board may continue the hearing from day to day; provided the hearing shall be concluded not later than July 15 first following its commencement.

(Added by Stats. 1971, Ch. 1161.)


After the conclusion of the hearing, and not later than August 1st of each year, and after making any revisions of the proposed budget which it may deem advisable either during or after the hearing, the board shall by resolution adopt the budget as finally determined by the board. Increases or additions shall not be made after the conclusion of the hearing, unless the items were proposed in writing and filed pursuant to Section 101253.

(Added by Stats. 1971, Ch. 1161.)


A copy of the budget as finally adopted by the board shall be filed with the county auditor pursuant to Section 53901 of the Government Code.

(Added by Stats. 1971, Ch. 1161.)

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