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DIVISION 10. TRANSIT DISTRICTS [24501 - 107025]

  ( Division 10 repealed and added by Stats. 1955, Ch. 1036.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

PART 9. THE SANTA BARBARA METROPOLITAN TRANSIT DISTRICT [95000 - 97007]

  ( Part 9 added by Stats. 1965, Ch. 1835. )

CHAPTER 3. Internal Organization of District [95400 - 95536]

  ( Chapter 3 added by Stats. 1965, Ch. 1835. )

ARTICLE 1. Government [95400 - 95404]
  ( Article 1 added by Stats. 1965, Ch. 1835. )

95400.
  

The government of the district shall be vested in a board of seven members. Two of the directors shall be appointed by the Board of Supervisors of the County of Santa Barbara. Two of the directors shall be appointed by the City Council of the City of Santa Barbara. One of the directors shall be appointed by the City Council of the City of Carpinteria. One of the directors shall be appointed by the City Council of the City of Goleta. The six directors so appointed shall choose and appoint the seventh director. The board shall elect its chairman, and a majority vote is necessary for the election of the chairman of the board.

(Amended by Stats. 2007, Ch. 103, Sec. 1. Effective January 1, 2008.)

95401.
  

These appointments shall be made within 30 days after the formation of the district.

(Added by Stats. 1965, Ch. 1835.)

95402.
  

Any vacancy on the board, including any caused by the death or resignation of a member, shall be filled by the body which appointed the director whose office is vacated and the new appointee shall hold his office for the unexpired term.

Any vacancy created by the expiration of a term shall likewise be filled by the body which appointed the director whose term has expired.

(Amended by Stats. 1967, Ch. 595.)

95403.
  

Each director shall, within 10 days after his appointment, and before entering upon the discharge of his duties of his office, take and subscribe to an oath in the form set forth in Section 3 of Article XX of the Constitution of California before an officer authorized by law to administer oaths. The oaths shall be filed in the office of the district.

(Added by Stats. 1965, Ch. 1835.)

95404.
  

A person shall not be appointed to or be a member of the board unless he is a resident of the district and has resided within the district at least one year immediately prior to his appointment to the board.

(Added by Stats. 1965, Ch. 1835.)

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