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DIVISION 10. TRANSIT DISTRICTS [24501 - 107025]

  ( Division 10 repealed and added by Stats. 1955, Ch. 1036.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

PART 15. SAN MATEO COUNTY TRANSIT DISTRICT [103000 - 103700]

  ( Part 15 added by Stats. 1974, Ch. 502. )

CHAPTER 4. Government of District [103100 - 103180]

  ( Chapter 4 added by Stats. 1974, Ch. 502. )

ARTICLE 1. Board of Directors [103100 - 103113]
  ( Article 1 added by Stats. 1974, Ch. 502. )

103100.
  

The government of the district shall be vested in a board of directors, which shall consist of nine members, selected as follows:

(a) Three members, two of whom shall, at the time of their appointments and during their service as directors, be members of the board of supervisors and one of whom shall possess expertise in the field of transportation, appointed by the board of supervisors.

(b) Three members, all of whom shall be city council members at the time of their appointments and during their service as directors, appointed by the city selection committee created pursuant to Article 11 (commencing with Section 50270), Chapter 1, Part 1, Division 1, Title 5 of the Government Code.

(c) Three members, one of whom shall be a resident of the coastal zone as defined in Section 27100 of the Public Resources Code, at the time of their appointments and during their service as directors, appointed by the six members appointed pursuant to subdivisions (a) and (b).

(Amended by Stats. 1998, Ch. 931, Sec. 445. Effective September 28, 1998.)

103102.
  

Within 30 days after the adoption of the order declaring the district formed, the members of the board of directors appointed pursuant to subdivisions (a) and (b) of Section 103100 shall meet in the chambers of the board of supervisors. The date of the first meeting shall be prescribed by the clerk of the board of supervisors. At that meeting, the three members to be appointed pursuant to subdivision (c) of Section 103100 shall be appointed.

(Added by Stats. 1974, Ch. 502.)

103103.
  

The board at its first meeting, and thereafter annually at the first meeting in January, shall elect a chairman who shall preside at all meetings, and a vice chairman who shall preside in his absence. In the event of their absence or inability to act, the members present, by an order entered in the minutes, shall select one of their members to act as chairman pro tem, who, while so acting, shall have all of the authority of the chairman.

(Added by Stats. 1974, Ch. 502.)

103104.
  

The board shall establish rules for its proceedings.

(Added by Stats. 1974, Ch. 502.)

103105.
  

A majority of the members of the board shall constitute a quorum for the transaction of business, and all official acts of the board shall require the affirmative vote of a majority of the members of the board.

(Added by Stats. 1974, Ch. 502.)

103106.
  

The acts of the board shall be expressed by motion, resolution, or ordinance.

(Added by Stats. 1974, Ch. 502.)

103107.
  

All meetings of the board shall be conducted in the manner prescribed by the Ralph M. Brown Act (Chapter 9 (commencing with Section 54950), Part 1, Division 2, Title 5 of the Government Code).

(Added by Stats. 1974, Ch. 502.)

103108.
  

Except for the terms of office of the members of the first board, the term of office of each member shall be four years and until the appointment and qualification of his successor. The members of the first board shall classify themselves by lot so that the term of office of four members is two years and of five members is four years.

(Added by Stats. 1974, Ch. 502.)

103109.
  

The expiration date of the term of office of each member shall be the 31st day of December in the year in which his term is to expire.

(Added by Stats. 1974, Ch. 502.)

103111.
  

The body which originally appointed a member whose term has expired shall appoint his successor for a full term of four years.

(Added by Stats. 1974, Ch. 502.)

103112.
  

Any vacancy on the board shall be filled for the unexpired term by appointment by the body which originally appointed the member whose office has become vacant.

(Added by Stats. 1974, Ch. 502.)

103113.
  

Each member of the board shall receive compensation, as determined by the board, in an amount not to exceed one hundred dollars ($100) for attending each meeting of the board and each committee meeting, but not to exceed four hundred dollars ($400) in any month, and shall receive his or her actual necessary expenses incurred in the performance of his or her duty.

(Amended by Stats. 1999, Ch. 724, Sec. 10. Effective January 1, 2000.)

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