Article 2.7. Sacramento Municipal Utility District of California Public Utilities Code >> Division 6. >> Chapter 3. >> Article 2.7.

Notwithstanding any other provision of this chapter, in the Sacramento Municipal Utility District, the number of directors on the district board shall be increased from five to seven as provided in this article.
To effectuate the increase as provided in Section 11857, the board of directors in office on January 1, 1994, shall, by resolution or ordinance adopted within 90 days after that date, divide the territory of the district into seven wards, and fix the boundaries thereof. The boundaries shall be fixed so that the wards are as equal in population as may be.
The two additional directors provided for by this article shall be nominated and elected in the manner and at the election called and conducted within the district for the election of district directors pursuant to Article 2 (commencing with Section 11821) of this chapter and held at the same time as the 1994 statewide general election.
The two additional directors elected pursuant to this article shall take office immediately upon the issuance of the certificates of election by the secretary of the district. Thereafter, directors elected pursuant to the additional seats created by this article shall take office on the first day of January next following their election.
The term of office of the additional directors elected pursuant to this article shall be four years and until their successors are elected and qualified.
Nothing in this article shall affect the term of office of district directors in office on the effective date of this section.