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DIVISION 11. IRRIGATION DISTRICTS [20500 - 29978]

  ( Division 11 added by Stats. 1943, Ch. 372. )

PART 6.5. DISTRIBUTION DISTRICTS IN IRRIGATION DISTRICTS [23500 - 23583]

  ( Part 6.5 added by Stats. 1949, Ch. 169. )

CHAPTER 1. Formation [23500 - 23535]

  ( Chapter 1 added by Stats. 1949, Ch. 169. )

ARTICLE 3. Hearing on Formation [23520 - 23524]
  ( Article 3 added by Stats. 1949, Ch. 169. )

23520.
  

After the filing of the formation petition and the estimate of cost and the statement of the estimated rate of ad valorem tax, the board shall give notice of a hearing on the petition.

(Added by Stats. 1949, Ch. 169.)

23521.
  

Notice of the hearing shall be given by all of the following:

(a) Posting a notice in three public places within the proposed distribution district.

(b) Publication of the notice once a week for two weeks in a newspaper published in the office county.

(c) Mailing a copy of the notice to the last known address of all of the owners of land in the proposed distribution district to the addresses appearing on the last equalized assessment roll of the district.

The notices shall be posted and mailed not less than twenty days prior to the date set for the hearing.

(Added by Stats. 1949, Ch. 169.)

23522.
  

At the hearing the board shall hear any objections coming before it to any of the following:

(a) The petition.

(b) The formation of the distribution district.

(c) The land to be included within the distribution district.

(d) The proposed distribution system.

(e) The estimate of cost.

(f) The estimate of the ad valorem tax.

(Added by Stats. 1949, Ch. 169.)

23523.
  

At the hearing the board shall make any changes in reference to matters set forth in Section 23522 as it considers proper. The board may exclude any part of the land described in the petition from the proposed distribution district and may include additional land.

(Added by Stats. 1949, Ch. 169.)

23524.
  

If any additional land is included within the proposed irrigation district, the hearing shall be continued and the owners of the added land given personal notice of not less than twenty days of the addition of the land to the distribution district.

(Added by Stats. 1949, Ch. 169.)

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