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48-703. Notice

A. The clerk shall execute a notice which shall read substantially as follows:

To whom it may concern:

The governing body of the (city) (town) (county) of __________, on (Date) , adopted the attached resolution declaring its intention to form a tax levying community facilities district. A hearing on formation will be held on (Date) , at (Time) at (Location) . All persons owning or claiming an interest in property in the proposed district who object to the inclusion of their land in the district, to the formation of the district or to the contents of the general plan must file a written objection with the undersigned at the following address before the time set for the hearing.

(Date)__________________________

________________________________

Clerk

________________________________

Address

(Name of municipality or county)

B. A copy of the resolution declaring the governing body's intention to form the district shall be attached to the notice and the clerk shall cause a copy to be mailed to the owners of real property in the district as shown on the most recent property tax assessment roll and to all other persons claiming an interest in such property who have filed a written request for a copy of the notice within the six months preceding or at any time following the adoption of the resolution of intent to form the district. The clerk shall also publish a copy of the notice and resolution at least once in the official newspaper of the municipality or county, if there is one, or, if there is no official newspaper of the municipality, in a newspaper of general circulation in the county in which the municipality is located. The mailing and publication shall be completed at least twenty days before the date set for hearing. The clerk shall execute an affidavit of mailing stating the date of mailing and the names and addresses of the persons to whom the notices and copies of the resolutions were mailed. The clerk shall obtain an affidavit from the newspaper in which the publication was made. The clerk shall cause both affidavits to be placed in the official records of the municipality or county. The affidavits are conclusive evidence of the mailing and publishing of notice. Notice shall not be held invalid for failure of delivery to the addressee.

C. If the clerk is informed that the person listed on the assessment roll is no longer the owner and the name and address of the successor owner become known, the clerk shall cause a copy of the notice and resolution to be mailed to the successor owner as soon as practicable after learning of the change of ownership.