Article 2. General Provisions of California Public Utilities Code >> Division 10. >> Part 10. >> Chapter 1. >> Article 2.
It is necessary that a transit district be established in
the Santa Cruz metropolitan area which includes the Cities of Santa
Cruz and Capitola and adjacent unincorporated territory in order to
remedy the public transit problem of the area. The geographic
location of the city in relation to the adjacent unincorporated
territory requiring transportation services makes it necessary to
develop a single transit system to protect the public interest and
The Santa Cruz Metropolitan Transit System may be created as
provided in this part and when so created may exercise the powers
Except as otherwise provided in this part elections shall be
held and conducted and the result ascertained, determined, and
declared in all respects as nearly as practicable in conformity with
the general election laws of the state.
Except as otherwise provided in this part all ordinances and
notices which are required to be published shall be published within
the district pursuant to Section 6066 of the Government Code.
Whenever the signature of any officer or employee of a
district or of any member of the retirement board or of any officer
or employee of the retirement system is authorized or required under
the provisions of this part, except in the single instance provided
in Section 98335, the signature may be made by the use of a plate
bearing facsimiles of such signatures.