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DIVISION 10. TRANSIT DISTRICTS [24501 - 107025]

  ( Division 10 repealed and added by Stats. 1955, Ch. 1036.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

PART 18. GOLD COAST TRANSIT DISTRICT [107000 - 107025]

  ( Part 18 added by Stats. 2013, Ch. 503, Sec. 1. )

CHAPTER 2. Formation of District [107003 - 107009]
  ( Chapter 2 added by Stats. 2013, Ch. 503, Sec. 1. )

107003.
  

There is hereby created the Gold Coast Transit District. The jurisdiction of the district includes the Cities of Oxnard, San Buenaventura (Ventura), Port Hueneme, and Ojai and the unincorporated areas of the County of Ventura, and other cities that subsequently qualify as members pursuant to the requirements set forth in Section 107006.

(Added by Stats. 2013, Ch. 503, Sec. 1. (AB 664) Effective January 1, 2014.)

107004.
  

On and after July 1, 2014, the agency is dissolved and the district succeeds to, and is vested with, all of the rights, powers, duties, and obligations of the agency. The district is the successor to the agency’s assets, interests in any property, its rights and obligations under any contract, any outstanding indebtedness of the agency, and its rights under any grants, without the necessity of any further action.

(Added by Stats. 2013, Ch. 503, Sec. 1. (AB 664) Effective January 1, 2014.)

107005.
  

The district shall assume the duties of public transit provider performed by the agency. On and after July 1, 2014, the Cities of Oxnard, San Buenaventura (Ventura), Port Hueneme, Ojai, the County of Ventura, and other jurisdictions that subsequently qualify as members pursuant to the requirements set forth in Section 107006 are included within the district.

(Added by Stats. 2013, Ch. 503, Sec. 1. (AB 664) Effective January 1, 2014.)

107006.
  

Any city within the County of Ventura, other than a city specifically listed in Section 107003 that is already included in the district at its formation, may join as a member of the district upon approval by its city council of a resolution approving the city’s joining as a member and a resolution of the district’s board approving the joining of the new member.

(Added by Stats. 2013, Ch. 503, Sec. 1. (AB 664) Effective January 1, 2014.)

107007.
  

If any portion of the unincorporated area of the county is annexed to a member city, that city shall assume the service obligation of the county for that area. If any portion of the unincorporated area of the county becomes incorporated, the incorporating city shall assume the service obligations of the county for that area.

(Added by Stats. 2013, Ch. 503, Sec. 1. (AB 664) Effective January 1, 2014.)

107008.
  

Upon dissolution of the agency, employees of the agency shall be deemed to be employees of the district without any break in service or any loss or reduction of compensation or benefits, except as may be imposed by express action of the board.

(Added by Stats. 2013, Ch. 503, Sec. 1. (AB 664) Effective January 1, 2014.)

107009.
  

(a) Notwithstanding subdivisions (a) and (c) of Section 99231 of the Public Utilities Code, the apportionment area for the County of Ventura includes the unincorporated area of the county, regardless of whether that area is also within the boundaries of the district.

(b) Notwithstanding Section 99209 of the Public Utilities Code, the County of Ventura, including any nonprofit corporation or other legal entity wholly owned or controlled by the County of Ventura, is a municipal operator if it operates a public transportation system regardless of whether the County of Ventura is included, in whole or in part, within the district. All members of the district may claim from the district a portion of the funds made available from the local transportation fund apportioned by the Ventura County Transportation Commission to the district for transit services, including the operation of locally supported transit service and maintenance of the transit facilities not provided by the district that the member funds or operates.

(Added by Stats. 2013, Ch. 503, Sec. 1. (AB 664) Effective January 1, 2014.)

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