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The San Mateo County Transit District may be formed as provided in this chapter and, when so formed, may exercise the powers herein granted.
The district shall include all the incorporated and unincorporated territory lying within the county.
The board of supervisors may, after notice published pursuant to Section 6061 of the Government Code and public hearing, adopt a resolution declaring that, in its opinion, public interest or necessity demands the formation of the San Mateo County Transit District.
The district shall not be subject to the Knox-Nisbet Act (Chapter 6.6 (commencing with Section 54773), Part 1, Division 2, Title 5 of the Government Code), except as to dissolution proceedings under Chapter 8 (commencing with Section 103700).