Article 3. Approval By Unincorporated Territory of California Public Utilities Code >> Division 10. >> Part 1. >> Chapter 9. >> Article 3.
The board shall cause an election to be held in the
territory proposed to be annexed on the next established election
date not less than 74 days after it has finally approved the terms
and conditions of annexation to determine whether the territory shall
be annexed to the district upon the terms and conditions stated in
Notice of election shall be published and shall either state
that a copy of the ordinance containing the terms and conditions of
annexation at length is on file in the office of the secretary of the
district, and open to the inspection of all persons interested, or
itself set forth the terms and conditions of annexation at length, in
the discretion of the board.
The ballots for the election shall contain substantially the
instructions required to be printed on ballots for use at general
state and county elections and in addition shall set forth the
proposition of annexation substantially as follows:
Shall the territory described in | |
the petition filed with the | |
secretary of the ____________ | |
transit district on the ________ | |
day of ________ be annexed to the | |
transit district in accordance | |
with and subject to all of the | YES |
terms and conditions set | |
forth in that certain ordinance | |
passed by the board of directors | |
of the transit district on the | |
_______ day of ________, a copy of | |
which is now on file in the office | |
of the secretary of the transit | |
| NO |
If upon a canvass of the election it is found that a
majority of all votes cast on the proposition at the election were
cast in favor of the annexation, the proposition and all of the terms
and conditions set forth in the ordinance shall be deemed carried
and approved by the voters.
If the proposition fails to carry, the result shall be
entered upon the minutes of the board.
If the proposition is defeated by the voters, no annexation
proceeding shall be commenced involving the territory or any part
thereof until after the expiration of one year.