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DIVISION 15. RECLAMATION DISTRICTS [50000 - 53901]

  ( Division 15 added by Stats. 1951, Ch. 336. )

PART 2. FORMATION [50300 - 50442]

  ( Part 2 added by Stats. 1951, Ch. 336. )

CHAPTER 2. Organization [50370 - 50374]
  ( Chapter 2 added by Stats. 1951, Ch. 336. )

50370.
  

The owners of a majority of the acreage in the district may adopt bylaws, not inconsistent with the laws of the state, for the government and control of the affairs of the district.

(Amended by Stats. 1977, Ch. 625.)

50370.2.
  

As an alternative to the adoption of bylaws by the owners, the board may adopt bylaws, not inconsistent with the laws of the state, for the government and control of the district, after notice of a public hearing and the holding of a public hearing on the bylaws proposed to be so adopted. Adoption shall be by a resolution adopted after the close of the public hearing on the bylaws.

(Added by Stats. 1977, Ch. 625.)

50370.4.
  

The notice of public hearing shall be posted in at least three conspicuous places within the district for at least 15 days prior to the date of the public hearing, and shall state the date, time, and place of the public hearing. The notice shall contain a statement that copies of the proposed bylaws will be available to the public at a location and at times which shall be set forth in the notice.

(Added by Stats. 1977, Ch. 625.)

50370.6.
  

At the public hearing held on the bylaws proposed to be so adopted, the board shall receive any comments or proposals concerning the proposed bylaws, and may adopt or reject such comments or proposals, or may continue the hearing from time to time, not to exceed 30 days from the date specified in the notice of hearing. The board may further continue the hearing, from time to time, but each continuance shall be for not more than 30 days.

(Added by Stats. 1977, Ch. 625.)

50371.
  

When the bylaws have been adopted they shall be filed for record with the county recorder.

(Amended by Stats. 1977, Ch. 625.)

50373.
  

By-laws may be amended in the same manner as adopted.

(Added by Stats. 1951, Ch. 336.)

50374.
  

A board of trustees shall be elected as provided in Chapter 1 (commencing with Section 50600) of Part 3 of this division unless the district is formed to operate without trustees pursuant to Chapter 3 (commencing with Section 50400) of this part.

(Amended by Stats. 1977, Ch. 625.)

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