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Public Resources Code - PRC

DIVISION 5. PARKS AND MONUMENTS [5001 - 5873]

  ( Division 5 added by Stats. 1939, Ch. 94. )

CHAPTER 4. Recreation and Park Districts [5780 - 5796.20]

  ( Chapter 4 repealed and added by Stats. 2001, Ch. 15, Sec. 4. )

ARTICLE 4. Selection of the Initial Board of Directors [5783 - 5783.13]
  ( Article 4 added by Stats. 2001, Ch. 15, Sec. 4. )

5783.
  

The initial board of directors of a district formed on or after January 1, 2002, shall be determined pursuant to this article.

(Repealed and added by Stats. 2001, Ch. 15, Sec. 4. Effective January 1, 2002.)

5783.1.
  

In the case of a district that contains only unincorporated territory in a single county, the board of directors may be elected or may be appointed by the county board of supervisors which may appoint itself as the district board.

(Repealed and added by Stats. 2001, Ch. 15, Sec. 4. Effective January 1, 2002.)

5783.3.
  

In the case of a district that contains only unincorporated territory in more than one county, the board of directors may be elected or may be appointed by the boards of supervisors of the counties in which the district is located. If the board of directors is appointed by the county boards of supervisors, the boards of supervisors shall appoint directors according to the proportionate share of population of that portion of each county within the district, provided that each board of supervisors shall appoint at least one director.

(Repealed and added by Stats. 2001, Ch. 15, Sec. 4. Effective January 1, 2002.)

5783.5.
  

In the case of a district that contains unincorporated territory and the territory of one or more cities:

(a) The board of directors may be elected or appointed by the county board of supervisors and the city councils in which the district is located. If the board of directors is to be appointed, the board of supervisors and the city council or councils shall appoint directors according to the proportionate share of population of that portion of the county and each city within the district, provided that the board of supervisors and each city council shall appoint at least one director. The board of supervisors or city council may appoint one or more of its members to the district board.

(b) Notwithstanding subdivision (a), the county board of supervisors may appoint itself as the board of directors, if the city council of each of the cities consents by resolution.

(Repealed and added by Stats. 2001, Ch. 15, Sec. 4. Effective January 1, 2002.)

5783.7.
  

In the case of a district that includes only incorporated territory within a single city, the board of directors may be elected or appointed by the city council which may appoint itself as the board of directors.

(Added by Stats. 2001, Ch. 15, Sec. 4. Effective January 1, 2002.)

5783.9.
  

In the case of a district that includes only incorporated territory in more than one city, the board of directors may be elected or appointed by the city councils in which the district is located. If the board of directors is appointed, the city councils shall appoint directors according to the proportionate share of population of that portion of each city within the district, provided that each city council shall appoint at least one director. The city council may appoint one or more of its own members to the district board.

(Added by Stats. 2001, Ch. 15, Sec. 4. Effective January 1, 2002.)

5783.11.
  

(a) In the case of a district where the initial board of directors is to be elected, the elections and the terms of office shall be determined pursuant to the Uniform District Election Law, Part 4 (commencing with Section 10500) of Division 10 of the Elections Code.

(b) In the case of a district where the initial board of directors is to be elected, the directors may be elected (1) at large, (2) by divisions, or (3) from divisions.

(Repealed and added by Stats. 2001, Ch. 15, Sec. 4. Effective January 1, 2002.)

5783.13.
  

In the case of a district where the initial board of directors is to be appointed, the county board of supervisors or the city council that appoints the board of directors shall specify either of the following:

(a) The persons appointed to the board of directors shall serve fixed terms. The directors appointed to the initial board of directors shall classify themselves by lot into two classes, as nearly equal in number as possible, and the terms of office of the class having the greater number shall be four years and the terms of office of the class having the lesser number shall be two years.

(b) The persons appointed to the board of directors shall serve at the pleasure of the county board of supervisors or the city council which made the appointments.

(Repealed and added by Stats. 2001, Ch. 15, Sec. 4. Effective January 1, 2002.)

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