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Water Code - WAT

DIVISION 31. BAY AREA WATER SUPPLY AND CONSERVATION AGENCY [81300 - 81461]

  ( Division 31 added by Stats. 2002, Ch. 844, Sec. 1. )

CHAPTER 2. Formation of Agency [81315 - 81331]

  ( Chapter 2 added by Stats. 2002, Ch. 844, Sec. 1. )

ARTICLE 3. Establishment of Agency [81325 - 81331]
  ( Article 3 added by Stats. 2002, Ch. 844, Sec. 1. )

81325.
  

Not later than 60 days from the date of the receipt of the resolutions pursuant to Section 81319, the Board of Supervisors of San Mateo County shall determine whether or not resolutions to form and join the agency have been adopted by at least 15 public entities representing collectively at least 60 percent of the total water deliveries of all the public entities identified in Section 81305. In making that determination, the board of supervisors shall use the water delivery quantities set forth in subdivision (b) of Section 81460. If 15 or more public entities representing collectively 60 percent or more of those water deliveries have adopted those resolutions, the board of supervisors, by order entered in its minutes, shall declare that the agency has been formed and list each public entity that is a member of the agency.

(Added by Stats. 2002, Ch. 844, Sec. 1. Effective January 1, 2003.)

81325.5.
  

In making the determination required by Section 81325, the board of supervisors shall include all resolutions received by the county at least 10 days before the date of the public meeting at which the determination is made.

(Added by Stats. 2002, Ch. 844, Sec. 1. Effective January 1, 2003.)

81325.7.
  

If the board of supervisors determines that the resolutions submitted are insufficient to form the agency, the eligible public entities may again undertake the process described in Sections 81315 to 81319, inclusive, at any time. In addition, resolutions adopted that approve formation of the agency may remain in effect for the time specified in those resolutions, unless those resolutions are otherwise repealed.

(Added by Stats. 2002, Ch. 844, Sec. 1. Effective January 1, 2003.)

81326.
  

The Clerk of the Board of Supervisors of San Mateo County, not later than 10 days from the date of entry of an order described in Section 81325, shall file a certificate with the Secretary of State identifying the name of the agency and the names of each public entity that is a member of the agency. The board of supervisors shall include a map showing the boundaries of the agency, with reference to the boundaries of each member public entity.

(Added by Stats. 2002, Ch. 844, Sec. 1. Effective January 1, 2003.)

81327.
  

The Secretary of State, not later than 10 days from the date of the receipt of the certificate described in Section 81326, shall issue a certificate of formation reciting that the agency has been formed pursuant to this division and identifying the public entities of which the agency is comprised. The Secretary of State shall transmit a copy of the certificate to each public entity that is a member of the agency.

(Added by Stats. 2002, Ch. 844, Sec. 1. Effective January 1, 2003.)

81328.
  

The formation of the agency shall be effective on the date of the issuance of the Secretary of State’s certificate.

(Added by Stats. 2002, Ch. 844, Sec. 1. Effective January 1, 2003.)

81329.
  

No invalidity or irregularity in any proceeding that does not substantially and adversely affect the interests of any public entity identified in Section 81305 may be held to invalidate the formation of the agency.

(Added by Stats. 2002, Ch. 844, Sec. 1. Effective January 1, 2003.)

81330.
  

Any action or proceeding in which the validity of the formation of the agency, or any of the proceedings in relation thereto, is contested, questioned, or challenged shall be commenced not later than 60 days from the date of the Secretary of State’s certificate of formation. In the absence of that action or proceeding, the formation and legal existence of the agency, and all proceedings in relation thereto, shall be held to be in every respect valid, legal, and incontestable.

(Added by Stats. 2002, Ch. 844, Sec. 1. Effective January 1, 2003.)

81331.
  

The formation of the agency, proceedings to increase its membership pursuant to Section 81456 or 81456.5, or the establishment or modification of any zone or improvement district is not subject to the Cortese-Knox-Hertzberg Local Government Reorganization Act of 2000 (Division 3 (commencing with Section 56000) of Title 5 of the Government Code).

(Added by Stats. 2002, Ch. 844, Sec. 1. Effective January 1, 2003.)

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