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DIVISION 10. TRANSIT DISTRICTS [24501 - 107025]

  ( Division 10 repealed and added by Stats. 1955, Ch. 1036. )

PART 13. GOLDEN EMPIRE TRANSIT DISTRICT [101000 - 101372]

  ( Heading of Part 13 amended by Stats. 1973, Ch. 590. )

CHAPTER 4. Government of the District [101100 - 101173]

  ( Chapter 4 added by Stats. 1971, Ch. 1161. )

ARTICLE 1. General [101100 - 101106]
  ( Article 1 added by Stats. 1971, Ch. 1161. )

101100.
  

The government of the district shall be vested in a board of directors of five members.

(Added by Stats. 1971, Ch. 1161.)

101101.
  

Each director shall be a resident of the district. Members of the board of supervisors and members of the City Council of the City of Bakersfield shall not be eligible for appointment as members of the board.

(Added by Stats. 1971, Ch. 1161.)

101102.
  

Except for the first members of the board, the term of office of each director shall be four years commencing at noon on the first Monday following the first day of January and until the appointment and qualification of his successor.

(Added by Stats. 1971, Ch. 1161.)

101103.
  

The board of directors shall be appointed as follows:

(a) Two members shall be appointed by the board of supervisors.

(b) Two members shall be appointed by the City Council of the City of Bakersfield.

(c) One member shall be appointed by majority vote of the other four members of the board.

(Added by Stats. 1971, Ch. 1161.)

101104.
  

If the majority of the four members of the board appointed pursuant to subdivisions (a) and (b) of Section 101103 fail to appoint the fifth member of the board within 30 days after the appointment of such four members, then the fifth member shall be appointed within 30 days thereafter by the majority vote of a conference committee composed of five members selected as follows: two members of the board of supervisors chosen by that board, two members of the City Council of the City of Bakersfield chosen by the council, and one member chosen by the majority of the four other members so appointed.

(Added by Stats. 1971, Ch. 1161.)

101105.
  

Within the 30 days next preceding the date of expiration of the term of any director, a successor shall be appointed to succeed the director whose term is expiring. The appointment shall be made by the body which is authorized, pursuant to Section 101103, to make the appointment of the particular class of director whose term is expiring.

(Added by Stats. 1971, Ch. 1161.)

101106.
  

Not later than the 10th day after the commencement of his term of office and before entering upon the discharge of his official duties, each director shall take and file his oath of office pursuant to Sections 1360 and 1363 of the Government Code.

(Added by Stats. 1971, Ch. 1161.)

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