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DIVISION 24. COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT AND HOUSING [33000 - 37964]

  ( Heading of Division 24 amended by Stats. 1975, Ch. 1137. )

PART 1. COMMUNITY REDEVELOPMENT LAW [33000 - 33855]

  ( Part 1 repealed and added by Stats. 1963, Ch. 1812. )

CHAPTER 2. Redevelopment Agencies [33100 - 33142]

  ( Chapter 2 added by Stats. 1963, Ch. 1812. )

ARTICLE 2. Appointment, Compensation, and Removal of Agency Members [33110 - 33115]
  ( Article 2 added by Stats. 1963, Ch. 1812. )

33110.
  

When the legislative body adopts an ordinance declaring the need for an agency, the mayor or chairman of the board of supervisors, with the approval of the legislative body, shall appoint five persons, who are resident electors of the community, and may include tenants of a public housing authority created pursuant to Part 2 (commencing with Section 34200) of this division, as members of the agency. The legislative body may, either at the time of the adoption of the ordinance declaring the need for an agency or at any time thereafter, adopt an ordinance increasing to seven the number of members to be appointed to the agency. Upon the exercise of such option by the legislative body, the membership of the agency shall remain at seven.

(Amended by Stats. 1971, Ch. 1054.)

33111.
  

A member may not be an elective officer or an employee of the community, but, notwithstanding any other law, he may be a member, commissioner, or employee of any other agency or authority of, or created for, the community.

(Added by Stats. 1963, Ch. 1812.)

33112.
  

Three of the members first appointed shall be designated to serve the terms of one, two, and three years, respectively, from the date of their appointments and two shall be designated to serve for terms of four years from the date of their appointments. If and when the membership of the agency is increased to seven, one of the additional members shall be appointed to a term, or unexpired portion thereof, which is concurrent with the term then held by the member originally appointed for a term of three years or by his successor, and the other additional member shall be appointed to a term, or unexpired portion thereof, which is concurrent with the term then held by the member originally appointed for a term of two years or by his successor. Their successors shall be appointed for four-year terms. Vacancies occurring during a term shall be filled for the unexpired term. A member shall hold office until his successor has been appointed and has qualified.

(Added by Stats. 1963, Ch. 1812.)

33113.
  

The appointing officer shall designate the first chairman from among the members. When there is a vacancy in such office, the agency shall elect a chairman from among its members. Unless otherwise prescribed by the legislative body, the term of office as chairman is for the calendar year, or for that portion remaining after he is designated or elected.

(Added by Stats. 1963, Ch. 1812.)

33114.
  

Members shall receive their actual and necessary expenses, including traveling expenses incurred in the discharge of their duties. They may receive such other compensation as the legislative body prescribes.

(Added by Stats. 1963, Ch. 1812.)

33114.5.
  

Notwithstanding any other provision of law, whenever the legislative body of a city having a population of less than 200,000 or the legislative body of a county declares itself to be the agency pursuant to Section 33200, the compensation provided for in Section 33114 shall not exceed thirty dollars ($30) per member for each meeting of the agency attended by the member. No member shall receive compensation for attending more than four meetings of the agency during any calendar month. In addition, members shall receive their actual and necessary expenses incurred in the discharge of their duties.

(Amended by Stats. 1973, Ch. 899.)

33115.
  

For inefficiency, neglect of duty, or misconduct in office, a member may be removed by the appointing officer, but only after he has been given a copy of the charges at least 10 days prior to a public hearing on them and has had an opportunity to be heard in person or by counsel. If a member is removed, a record of the proceedings and the charges and findings shall be filed in the office of the clerk of the community.

(Added by Stats. 1963, Ch. 1812.)

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