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AB-745 Regional park and open-space districts: general manager: powers.(2013-2014)



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Assembly Bill No. 745
CHAPTER 42

An act to amend Section 5549 of the Public Resources Code, relating to parks.

[ Approved by Governor  June 23, 2014. Filed with Secretary of State  June 23, 2014. ]

LEGISLATIVE COUNSEL'S DIGEST


AB 745, Levine. Regional park and open-space districts: general manager: powers.
Existing law authorizes the general manager of any park or open-space district, with district board approval, to bind the district, in accordance with board policy, and without advertising, for the payment of amounts not exceeding $10,000 for supplies, materials, labor, or other valuable consideration for any purpose other than new construction of a building, structure, or improvement, and for the payment for supplies, materials, or labor for new construction of a building, structure, or improvement, in amounts not exceeding $25,000, as specified. Existing law authorizes the general manager of 3 identified park and open-space districts to make payments for supplies, materials, labor, or other valuable consideration in amounts not exceeding $25,000, without advertising, for any purpose.
This bill would permit the general manager of any park or open-space district to make these payments for supplies, materials, labor, or other valuable consideration, without advertising, for any purpose, in amounts not exceeding $25,000.
Vote: MAJORITY   Appropriation: NO   Fiscal Committee: NO   Local Program: NO  

The people of the State of California do enact as follows:


SECTION 1.

 Section 5549 of the Public Resources Code is amended to read:

5549.
 (a) The general manager has the following administrative and executive functions, powers, and duties. The general manager shall do all of the following:
(1) Enforce this article and all ordinances and regulations of the district.
(2) Appoint and remove subordinates, clerks, and other employees, and exercise supervision and control over all departments and offices of the district, subject to the personnel rules, civil service or merit system, and policies adopted by the board.
(3) Attend all meetings of the board unless excused by the board.
(4) Submit to the board for adoption any measures, ordinances, and regulations he or she deems necessary or expedient.
(5) Enforce all terms and conditions imposed in favor of the district or its inhabitants in any contract and report any violations to the board or the police department, as appropriate.
(6) Prepare and submit the annual budget to the board and perform all other duties imposed by this article or by the board.
(b) With the approval of the board, the general manager may bind the district, in accordance with board policy, and without advertising, for the payment for supplies, materials, labor, or other valuable consideration for any purpose, other than new construction of a building, structure, or improvement, in amounts not exceeding twenty-five thousand dollars ($25,000), and for the payment for supplies, materials, labor, or other valuable consideration for new construction of a building, structure, or improvement, in amounts not exceeding twenty-five thousand dollars ($25,000). All expenditures shall be reported to the board of directors at its next regular meeting.