Article 2. Hearing of California Public Utilities Code >> Division 10. >> Part 1. >> Chapter 10.5. >> Article 2.
Within 60 days after receipt of the resolutions of the
public agencies or receipt of the certification of the sufficiency of
a petition by the secretary of the district, or the passage of the
resolution of the board, the board shall, by resolution, designate
the special transit service district as "________ (here insert name)
Transit District, Special Transit Service District No. ________ (here
insert number)" (all such special transit service districts shall be
numbered consecutively) and shall fix a time and place for a hearing
on the proposed creation of the special transit service district,
and shall publish notice of the hearing.
The notice of hearing shall be published once in a newspaper
of general circulation published in the district.
The time fixed for the hearing shall be not less than 20 nor
more than 60 days from the date of the publication of the notice.
At or before the hearing, any person interested may file
with the secretary of the district written objections to the creation
of the special transit service district or to the inclusion of his
property therein. Upon the hearing the board shall hear and determine
all protests and objections. The hearing may be adjourned from time
to time by the board without further notice other than an order to be
entered upon the minutes of its meeting fixing the time and place of
The board may reduce or enlarge the boundaries of the
proposed special transit service district, but the boundaries of the
proposed special transit service district shall be within the
boundaries of the district.
The board shall not approve the creation of a special
transit service district containing territory in addition to the
territory included in the resolutions or petitions filed with the
secretary of the district, or in its own resolution, until notice of
its intention to include such additional territory has been published
for the time and in the manner prescribed for the original hearing
on the matter and a hearing is had pursuant to the notice.
If no protests are filed, or if the protests filed are
overruled and denied by the board, the board shall by resolution
approve the creation of the special transit service district either
as originally described or as revised by the board and, except as
provided by Article 3 (commencing at Section 27421), shall by
resolution order and declare the special transit service district