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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  ( Division 10 repealed and added by Stats. 1955, Ch. 1036.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 3. SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA RAPID TRANSIT DISTRICT [30000 - 33021]

  ( Part 3 added by Stats. 1964, 1st Ex. Sess., Ch. 62. )

CHAPTER 3. Government of District [30200 - 30336]

  ( Chapter 3 added by Stats. 1964, 1st Ex. Sess., Ch. 62. )

ARTICLE 6. General Manager [30330 - 30336]
  ( Article 6 added by Stats. 1964, 1st Ex. Sess., Ch. 62. )

30330.
  

The board shall appoint and fix the salary of a general manager, who shall have full charge of the acquisition, construction, development, joint development, maintenance, operation, leasing, and disposition of the facilities of the district and also of the administration of the business affairs of the district.

(Amended by Stats. 1983, Ch. 497, Sec. 2.)

30331.
  

All other things being equal, the general manager shall be chosen on the basis of his qualifications with special reference to his actual experience in or his knowledge of accepted practices in respect to the duties of his office as hereinafter set forth.

(Added by Stats. 1964, 1st Ex. Sess., Ch. 62.)

30332.
  

The general manager need not be a resident of this State at the time of his appointment.

(Added by Stats. 1964, 1st Ex. Sess., Ch. 62.)

30333.
  

The general manager shall hold office for an indefinite term and may be removed by the board upon the adoption of a resolution by the affirmative vote of a majority of all members of the board. Before the general manager may be removed, he shall, if he demands it, be given a written statement of the reasons alleged for his removal and he shall have the right to be publicly heard thereon at a meeting of the board prior to the final vote on the resolution providing for his removal, but pending and during such hearing the board may suspend him from office. The board may not reduce the salary of the general manager below the amount fixed at the time of his original appointment except upon the adoption of a resolution by a like vote and after a like opportunity to be heard. The action of the board in suspending or removing the general manager or reducing his salary is final.

(Added by Stats. 1964, 1st Ex. Sess., Ch. 62.)

30334.
  

The powers and duties of the general manager are:

(a) To have full charge of the acquisition, construction, development, joint development, maintenance, operation, leasing, and disposition of the facilities of the district.

(b) To have full charge of the administration of the business affairs of the district.

(c) To see that all ordinances of the district are enforced.

(d) To administer the personnel system and collective bargaining agreements adopted by the board and, except for officers appointed by the board, to appoint, discipline, or remove all officers and employees subject to the rules and regulations adopted by the board and the applicable provisions of this part or the terms and conditions contained in any applicable collective bargaining agreement.

(e) To prepare and submit to the board, as soon as practical after the end of each fiscal year, a complete report of the finances and administrative activities of the district for the preceding year.

(f) To keep the board advised as to the needs of the district.

(g) To prepare, or cause to be prepared, all plans and specifications for the construction of the works of the district.

(h) To devote the manager’s entire time to the business of the district.

(i) To cause to be installed and maintained a system of auditing and accounting which shall completely, and at all times, show the financial condition of the district.

(j) To perform other and additional duties that the board may require.

(Amended by Stats. 1983, Ch. 497, Sec. 3.)

30335.
  

The general manager shall attend meetings of the board and be entitled to participate in the deliberations of the board, but shall not have a vote as to any matter before the board.

(Added by Stats. 1964, 1st Ex. Sess., Ch. 62.)

30336.
  

The directors may appoint a general manager pro tempore to serve during any absence or disability of the general manager.

(Added by Stats. 1964, 1st Ex. Sess., Ch. 62.)

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