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Public Utilities Code - PUC

DIVISION 10. TRANSIT DISTRICTS [24501 - 107025]

  ( Division 10 repealed and added by Stats. 1955, Ch. 1036.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

PART 2. SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA RAPID TRANSIT DISTRICT [28500 - 29757]

  ( Part 2 added by Stats. 1957, Ch. 1056. )

CHAPTER 3. Government of District [28745 - 28845]

  ( Chapter 3 added by Stats. 1957, Ch. 1056. )

ARTICLE 5. Officers [28810 - 28818]
  ( Article 5 added by Stats. 1957, Ch. 1056. )

28810.
  

The officers of the district shall consist of the members of the board of directors; a president and a vice president of the board, each of whom shall be a member of the board; a secretary, a general manager, a general counsel, a treasurer, a controller, and such other or subordinate officers, assistants, and deputies as the board may deem necessary and provide for by ordinance or resolution.

The general counsel shall be a person admitted to practice law in the Supreme Court of California and shall have been actively engaged in the practice of law for not less than ten (10) years next preceding his appointment.

The person appointed controller shall have been actively engaged in the practice of accounting for not less than seven (7) years next preceding his appointment.

(Amended by Stats. 1965, Ch. 311.)

28811.
  

The secretary, general manager, general counsel, treasurer, and controller shall be appointed by and may be removed by the affirmative votes of a majority of the members of the board of directors. All other officers and employees shall be appointed by the general manager and shall serve at his pleasure, subject to the provisions of this part relating to personnel.

(Amended by Stats. 1965, Ch. 311.)

28812.
  

The compensation of all district officers and employees, except as otherwise provided in this part, shall be fixed by ordinance or resolution of the directors.

(Added by Stats. 1957, Ch. 1056.)

28813.
  

The board may consolidate any of the district offices in one person.

(Added by Stats. 1957, Ch. 1056.)

28814.
  

The oath of office of all officers appointed by the board of directors or by the general manager of the district shall be taken, subscribed, and filed with the secretary of the district at any time after the officer has notice of his appointment but not later than fifteen (15) days after the commencement of his term of office. No other filing is required.

(Added by Stats. 1957, Ch. 1056.)

28815.
  

Each officer shall give such bond and in such amount as the board may require.

(Added by Stats. 1957, Ch. 1056.)

28816.
  

Article 4 (commencing at Section 1090), Chapter 1, Division 4, Title 1, of the Government Code shall apply to all officers and contracts of the district.

(Amended by Stats. 1959, Ch. 94.)

28817.
  

The treasurer shall be the custodian of the funds of the district and shall make payments only upon warrants duly and regularly signed by the general manager. He shall keep an account of all receipts and disbursements. With the approval of the board, the treasurer and general manager may designate alternates to act for them.

(Amended by Stats. 1965, Ch. 311.)

28818.
  

With the consent of the board, the treasurer may:

(a) Authorize any state or national bank in this state, a federally chartered or state chartered savings and loan association, or a trust company authorized to act as such in this state, to receive as his agent deposits of any securities acquired by the district.

(b) Place and maintain for safekeeping with any state or national bank in this state, a federally chartered or state chartered savings and loan association, or a trust company authorized to act as such in this state, any securities owned by the district.

(c) Make deposits of securities for safekeeping pursuant to the provisions of Section 53608 of the Government Code.

The financial institution selected shall have a total paid-in capital of at least one million dollars ($1,000,000). The treasurer shall take from the financial institution a receipt for the securities, and neither the treasurer nor the district is responsible for the custody and safe return of the securities until they are withdrawn from the financial institution by the treasurer. Any financial institution to which securities are delivered, either as agent or depositary for the treasurer, shall make such disposition of the securities as the treasurer directs and is responsible only for strict compliance with written instructions given to it by the treasurer. All such securities are at all times subject to the order of the treasurer.

(Amended by Stats. 1980, Ch. 689, Sec. 2.)

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