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  ( Division 6 enacted by Stats. 1951, Ch. 764. )

CHAPTER 2. Formation of Districts [11561 - 11701]

  ( Chapter 2 enacted by Stats. 1951, Ch. 764. )

ARTICLE 2. Request by Resolution [11581 - 11583]
  ( Article 2 enacted by Stats. 1951, Ch. 764. )


Legislative bodies of half or more of the public agencies proposed to be included in the proposed district may pass resolutions declaring that in their opinion public interest or necessity demands the creation and maintenance of a municipal utility district to be known as the “(giving the name) municipal utility district.”

(Enacted by Stats. 1951, Ch. 764.)


The resolutions may state the kind of utility proposed to be first acquired, but failure to acquire such utility shall not affect the validity of the district. They shall describe the exterior boundaries of the proposed district, except that if it is intended to organize the district of public agencies only, a statement of the names of such public agencies is a sufficient and legal description of the district.

(Enacted by Stats. 1951, Ch. 764.)


Certified copies of the resolutions shall be presented to the board of supervisors of the county containing the largest number of voters within the proposed district, requesting that board of supervisors to call an election without delay for determining whether the district will be created.

(Enacted by Stats. 1951, Ch. 764.)

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