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DIVISION 21. WATER CONSERVATION DISTRICTS [74000 - 76501]

  ( Division 21 added by Stats. 1965, Ch. 75. )

PART 10. CHANGES IN ORGANIZATION [75750 - 76061]

  ( Part 10 added by Stats. 1965, Ch. 75. )

CHAPTER 3. Annexation of Districts [75940 - 76010]

  ( Chapter 3 added by Stats. 1965, Ch. 75. )

ARTICLE 2. Procedure in Petitioning District [75950 - 75954]
  ( Article 2 added by Stats. 1965, Ch. 75. )

75950.
  

Proceedings by the petitioning district are initiated:

(a) When the board of the district determines that it would be for the best interests of the district to be annexed to another water conservation district and adopts, by resolution, a proposed annexation petition; or

(b) When 500, or 5 percent, or more, of the qualified voters of the district sign a proposed annexation petition and submit it to the board.

(Added by Stats. 1965, Ch. 75.)

75951.
  

A proposed annexation petition shall contain:

(a) A request addressed to the annexing district, petitioning the annexing district to annex the petitioning district.

(b) A statement setting forth the desirability or necessity of the annexation.

(c) Any terms subject to which the annexation shall be conditioned.

(Added by Stats. 1965, Ch. 75.)

75952.
  

Within 30 days after annexation proceedings have been initiated, the board of the petitioning district shall call and provide for the holding of a special election, at which election the proposition of adopting the proposed annexation petition shall be submitted to the electors of the petitioning district.

(Added by Stats. 1965, Ch. 75.)

75953.
  

The manner of holding and conducting the election, the selection of officers to conduct it, the designation of precincts and polling places, the preparation, receipt, counting, and returning of ballots, and the canvassing and determining results of the election shall be as provided in Chapter 3 (commencing with Section 74790) of Part 6 of this division, and, in particulars not so provided, shall be in accordance with the general laws of the state relative to elections at which propositions are submitted and voted upon.

(Added by Stats. 1965, Ch. 75.)

75954.
  

Upon the canvassing of the votes cast in the election, if it appears that a majority of all votes cast are in favor of the annexation petition, the board of the petitioning district shall, within 10 days after the canvass of the vote, forward to the board of the annexing district a certified copy of the annexation petition, together with a certificate that the petition has been submitted to the electors of the petitioning district and adopted by a majority of those voting at the election.

(Added by Stats. 1965, Ch. 75.)

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