(a) A proposal to form a new county service area may also be made by the adoption of a resolution of application by the board of supervisors. Except for the provisions regarding the signers, the signatures, and the proponents, a resolution of application shall contain all of the matters specified for a petition in Section 25211.1.
(b) Before adopting a resolution of application, the board of supervisors shall hold a public hearing on the resolution. Notice of the hearing shall be published pursuant to Section 6061. At least 20 days before the hearing, the board of supervisors shall give mailed notice of its hearing to the executive officer of the local agency formation commission. The notice shall generally describe the proposed formation of the county service area, the territory proposed to be included in the county service area, the proposed services and facilities that the county service area will provide, and the proposed methods of financing those services and facilities.
(c) The clerk of the board of supervisors shall file a certified copy of the resolution of application with the executive officer of the local agency formation commission.
(Added by Stats. 2008, Ch. 158, Sec. 2.)