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DIVISION 10. TRANSIT DISTRICTS [24501 - 107025]

  ( Division 10 repealed and added by Stats. 1955, Ch. 1036.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

PART 16. SONOMA-MARIN AREA RAIL TRANSIT DISTRICT [105000 - 105337]

  ( Part 16 added by Stats. 2002, Ch. 341, Sec. 4. )

CHAPTER 3. Government of District [105020 - 105052]

  ( Chapter 3 added by Stats. 2002, Ch. 341, Sec. 4. )

ARTICLE 1. Board of Directors [105020 - 105023]
  ( Article 1 added by Stats. 2002, Ch. 341, Sec. 4. )

105020.
  

The government of the district shall be vested in a board of directors, which shall consist of 12 members, appointed as follows:

(a) Two members of the Sonoma County Board of Supervisors, each of whom shall also serve on the Board of Directors of the Sonoma County Transportation Authority, appointed by the Sonoma County Board of Supervisors.

(b) Two members of the Marin County Board of Supervisors, appointed by the Marin County Board of Supervisors.

(c) Three members, each of whom shall be a mayor or council member of a city or town within the County of Sonoma, appointed by the Sonoma County Mayors and Council Members Association or its successor, provided the following conditions are met:

(1) At least two members are also city representatives for the Sonoma County Transportation Authority.

(2) All of the members are from cities on the rail line in Sonoma County.

(3) No city has more than one member.

(d) The member of the City Council of the City of Novato who also serves on the Marin County Congestion Management Agency, appointed by the Marin County Congestion Management Agency or its successor.

(e) The member of the City Council of the City of San Rafael who also serves on the Marin County Congestion Management Agency, appointed by the Marin County Congestion Management Agency or its successor.

(f) One member, who shall be a mayor or council member of a city or town within the County of Marin and a member of the Marin County Congestion Management Agency, appointed by the Marin County Council of Mayors and Council Members or its successor.

(g) Two members of the Golden Gate Bridge, Highway and Transportation District, neither of whom shall be a member of the Marin or Sonoma County Boards of Supervisors, appointed by the Golden Gate Bridge, Highway and Transportation District or its successor.

(Added by Stats. 2002, Ch. 341, Sec. 4. Effective January 1, 2003.)

105021.
  

(a) The 12 members of the board shall serve staggered, four-year terms.

(b) Within 60 days of its occurrence, any vacancy on the board shall be filled by the body that originally made the appointment to the office in which the vacancy exists.

(Added by Stats. 2002, Ch. 341, Sec. 4. Effective January 1, 2003.)

105022.
  

The board may fix the amount of compensation to be paid to each member of the board. The compensation shall not exceed five hundred dollars ($500) in any one calendar month. Each member shall be allowed necessary traveling and personal expenses incurred in the performance of his or her duties as may be authorized by the board.

(Added by Stats. 2002, Ch. 341, Sec. 4. Effective January 1, 2003.)

105023.
  

In the event that new territory is annexed to the district pursuant to Chapter 7 (commencing with Section 105280), and upon the affirmative vote of a majority of directors, which shall include an affirmative vote of at least three directors from each county within the district appointed pursuant to subdivisions (a) to (f), inclusive, of Section 105020, the board may restructure the membership of the board to provide representation of the new territory on the board.

(Added by Stats. 2002, Ch. 341, Sec. 4. Effective January 1, 2003.)

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