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DIVISION 6. MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT ACT [11501 - 14403.5]

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

CHAPTER 9. Annexation of Public Agencies [13801 - 13932]

  ( Chapter 9 enacted by Stats. 1951, Ch. 764. )

ARTICLE 3. Approval by Public Agency [13851 - 13856]
  ( Article 3 enacted by Stats. 1951, Ch. 764. )

13851.
  

At any time after the board has finally approved the agreement of annexation the legislative body of the public agency to be annexed shall cause an election to be held in the public agency to determine whether the public agency will be annexed to the district upon the terms and conditions stated in the agreement.

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

13852.
  

Notice of election shall be published as provided in Section 11534 and shall either state that a copy of the annexation agreement is on file in the office of the secretary or clerk of the public agency proposed to be annexed, and open to the inspection of all persons interested, or set forth the terms and conditions of the agreement of annexation at length, in the discretion of the legislative body calling the election.

(Amended by Stats. 1953, Ch. 808.)

13853.
  

The ballots for the election shall contain substantially the instructions required to be printed on ballots for use at general state and county elections and in addition shall set forth the proposition of annexation substantially as follows:

Shall the ________ (public agency) be annexed to _______ municipal utility district in accordance with and subject to all of the terms and conditions of an agreement of annexation dated ________ now on file in the office of the clerk (or secretary) of ________ (public agency)?

YES

NO

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

13854.
  

If upon a canvass of the election it is found that a majority of all votes cast on the proposition at the election were cast in favor of the annexation, the proposition and all of the terms and conditions of the agreement of annexation shall be deemed carried and approved by the voters; except that if the terms and conditions of the agreement of annexation provide for the assumption of any indebtedness of the district by any city proposed to be annexed, the proposition of annexation shall not be deemed carried unless approved by the vote of two-thirds of all the voters voting on the proposition at the election.

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

13855.
  

If the proposition fails to carry, the result shall be entered upon the minutes of the governing body of the public agency.

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

13856.
  

If the proposition receives the vote of the requisite majority of voters the governing body of the public agency shall enter in its minutes an order declaring the result of the election and shall thereupon cause the agreement of annexation to be executed by its duly authorized officers.

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

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