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DIVISION 13. CALIFORNIA WATER DISTRICTS [34000 - 38501]

  ( Division 13 added by Stats. 1951, Ch. 390. )

PART 6.5. DISTRIBUTION DISTRICTS IN WATER DISTRICTS [36460 - 36543]

  ( Part 6.5 added by Stats. 1957, Ch. 1935. )

CHAPTER 2. Inclusion and Exclusion of Land [36500 - 36514]

  ( Chapter 2 added by Stats. 1957, Ch. 1935. )

ARTICLE 2. Exclusion of Land [36510 - 36514]
  ( Article 2 added by Stats. 1957, Ch. 1935. )

36510.
  

At any time before a district has incurred any indebtedness or obligation, or after all indebtedness and obligations have been discharged, two-thirds or more in number of the holders of title to an area of land in the distribution district, as appears on the last equalized assessment roll, desiring to be excluded therefrom may by verified petition filed with the board of the district, request that the area be excluded from the distribution district.

(Added by Stats. 1957, Ch. 1935.)

36511.
  

The secretary of the district, upon the filing of the petition, shall examine it and if, in his opinion, the petition has been signed by the requisite number of landowners, he shall set it for hearing at the first regular meeting of the board of the district held after the expiration of 30 days after the filing of the petition.

(Added by Stats. 1957, Ch. 1935.)

36512.
  

The secretary of the board shall cause notice of the time and place of hearing to be posted for a period of two weeks next preceding the hearing (a) in three public places in the area requested to be excluded, and (b) in three public places in the area of the distribution district which has not been requested to be excluded, and to be published once a week for two weeks in a newspaper of general circulation in the county in which any portion of the distribution district is located.

(Added by Stats. 1957, Ch. 1935.)

36513.
  

At the time and place of the hearing, anyone interested in the petition for exclusion may appear before the board of the district and urge or oppose its approval. After the hearing, if the board of the district determines that it is for the best interests of the distribution district that the land requested to be excluded, or any portion thereof, should be excluded, the board of the district shall make an order excluding the land, or portion thereof, and cause it to be recorded in the office of the county recorder of each county in which the excluded land is located.

(Added by Stats. 1957, Ch. 1935.)

36514.
  

All expenses incurred in connection with a petition to exclude lands from a distribution district shall be paid by the petitioners.

(Added by Stats. 1957, Ch. 1935.)

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