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DIVISION 13. CALIFORNIA WATER DISTRICTS [34000 - 38501]

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

PART 4. ELECTIONS [35003 - 35288]

  ( Part 4 added by Stats. 1951, Ch. 390. )

CHAPTER 3. Bond Elections [35150 - 35155.1]
  ( Chapter 3 added by Stats. 1951, Ch. 390. )

35150.
  

After a plan of irrigation works has been adopted pursuant to Section 35950, the board shall, by a resolution adopted and entered in its minutes, order a special election to submit to the voters a proposal of whether or not bonds in an amount specified in the order calling the election shall be authorized when either:

(a) The board determines that the bonds should be issued.

(b) The board receives a petition requesting the issuance of bonds signed by persons holding title to a majority in area of the land.

(Added by Stats. 1951, Ch. 390.)

35151.
  

Notice of a bond election shall be published once a week for four weeks in a newspaper of general circulation published in each affected county. Proof of publication shall be filed with the secretary prior to the day of the election.

(Added by Stats. 1951, Ch. 390.)

35152.
  

Notice of a bond election shall specify:

(a) The time and place of the election.

(b) The purpose of the election.

(c) The amount and type of bonds proposed to be issued.

(d) The maximum interest rate to be paid.

(e) The purpose of the bonds.

(Amended by Stats. 1955, Ch. 1329.)

35152.5.
  

All district bond elections, after having been called and noticed pursuant to the provisions of this chapter, shall be held and conducted in the manner provided for general district elections of the district.

(Added by Stats. 1968, Ch. 104.)

35153.
  

The ballots cast at a bond election shall specify the amount and purpose of the proposed bond issue and the maximum rate of interest to be paid on the bonds.

(Amended by Stats. 1955, Ch. 1329.)

35154.
  

If revenue bonds are proposed to be issued, the ballots cast at a bond election shall contain a statement to the effect that the bonds shall be revenue bonds payable solely from the revenues of the district or a designated portion thereof, and that whether or not all of the revenues of the district are to be applied to the bonds, the bonds shall never be a lien or charge upon any land or other property in the district, and no tax or assessment shall ever be levied or collected to pay principal or interest on the bonds.

(Amended by Stats. 1980, Ch. 6, Sec. 1. Effective January 1, 1981.)

35155.
  

The board may, by resolution, at such time or times as it deems proper, provide for the issuance of all or any part of the bonds if:

(a) At an election to determine whether general obligation bonds should be issued two-thirds of the votes cast favor the issuance of the bonds.

(b) At an election to determine whether revenue bonds should be issued a majority of the votes cast favor the issuance of the bonds.

(Amended by Stats. 1955, Ch. 1329.)

35155.1.
  

The board may divide the principal amount of any issue into two or more series and fix different dates for the bonds of each series.

(Added by Stats. 1955, Ch. 1329.)

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