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DIVISION 21. WATER CONSERVATION DISTRICTS [74000 - 76501]

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

PART 4. ELECTIONS [74430 - 74470]

  ( Part 4 added by Stats. 1965, Ch. 75. )

CHAPTER 3. Relocation of Division Boundaries [74430 - 74435]
  ( Chapter 3 added by Stats. 1965, Ch. 75. )

74430.
  

The board of directors shall, by resolution, adjust the boundaries of any divisions pursuant to Chapter 8 (commencing with Section 22000) of Division 21 of the Elections Code.

(Amended by Stats. 1998, Ch. 435, Sec. 17. Effective January 1, 1999.)

74431.
  

Before any change of the boundaries of the divisions is made pursuant to Section 74430, the board shall give notice of its intention to do so. Such notice shall specify, in a general way, the changes which the board proposes to make and a time and place for a hearing at which any owner of land in the district may appear before the board and object to the making of the proposed change or changes or petition that a change be made otherwise than as proposed.

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

74432.
  

The notice of intention to change the boundaries of the divisions shall be published at least once a week for two weeks before the time appointed for the hearing in some newspaper or newspapers published in each of the counties in which any part of the district is situated.

At the time and place appointed for the hearing, or at the time and place to which the hearing may be adjourned, the board shall hear all the objections and petitions which are presented to the board, and, thereupon, the board may make such change or changes in the boundaries of the divisions as it determines to be for the best interests of the district.

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

74433.
  

If land is excluded from a district pursuant to Chapter 1 (commencing with Section 75750) of Part 10 of this division, the board not less than 30 days before any election in the district, may reestablish the boundaries of the divisions and election precincts within the district.

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

74434.
  

If land is included within a district pursuant to Chapter 2 (commencing with Section 75850) of Part 10 of this division, the board shall, not less than 30 days before any election in the district, reestablish the boundaries of the divisions and election precincts within the district so as to include such lands therein and so as to make such divisions as nearly equal in area as may be practicable. In case of the inclusion of any land less than 30 days before an election within the district, the inhabitants of the land so included shall not be entitled to vote at such election.

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

74435.
  

If another district is annexed to a district pursuant to Chapter 3 (commencing with Section 75940) of Part 10 of this division the board of the annexing district shall reestablish the boundaries of the divisions and election precincts within the district in the same manner as provided in Section 74434.

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

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