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Mello-Roos Community Facilities Act; Proceedings to Create a Community Facilities District   

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(a) Except as otherwise provided in this chapter, the provisions of law regulating elections of the local agency that calls an election pursuant to this chapter, insofar as they may be applicable, shall govern all elections conducted pursuant to this chapter. Except as provided in subdivision (b), there shall be prepared and included in the ballot material provided to each voter an impartial analysis pursuant to Section 9160, 9280, or 9500 of the Elections Code, and arguments and rebuttals, if any, pursuant to Sections 9162 to 9167, inclusive, and 9190 of the Elections Code or pursuant to Sections 9281 to 9287, inclusive, and 9295 of the Elections Code, or pursuant to Sections 9501 to 9507, inclusive, of the Elections Code, or pursuant to other provisions of law applicable to other special districts as appropriate.

(b) If the vote is to be by the landowners of the proposed district, analysis and arguments may be waived with the unanimous consent of all the landowners and shall be so stated in the order for the election. When the vote is to be by the landowners of the proposed district, the legislative body of the local agency may authorize an official of the local agency to conduct the election, including preparation of analysis and compilation of arguments.

(Amended by Stats. 2007, Ch. 670, Sec. 75.)