Article 2. Hearing of California Public Utilities Code >> Division 10. >> Part 2. >> Chapter 10.5. >> Article 2.
Within 30 days after receipt of the resolution or
resolutions of the legislative body or bodies or receipt of the
certification of the sufficiency of a petition by the secretary of
the district, the board shall by resolution designate the special
service district as "San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit District,
Special Service District No. ____ (here insert number)" (all such
special service districts shall be numbered consecutively), shall fix
a time and place for a hearing on the proposed creation of the
special service district and shall not later than five days after
fixing the time and place of hearing publish notice thereof.
The notice of hearing shall be published once in a newspaper
of general circulation published in the district. The board, in its
discretion, may give such additional notice as it deems desirable.
The time fixed for the hearing shall be not less than ten
(10) nor more than thirty (30) 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 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 continued 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 continued hearing.
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 service district and shall by
resolution call an election as provided in Article 3 (commencing with