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DIVISION 11. TRANSIT DEVELOPMENT BOARDS [120000 - 120702]

  ( Division 11 added by Stats. 1975, Ch. 294. )

CHAPTER 2. Creation of Boards [120050 - 120054]
  ( Chapter 2 added by Stats. 1975, Ch. 294. )

120050.
  

(a) There is hereby established the San Diego Metropolitan Transit Development Board in that portion of the County of San Diego as described in Section 120054.

(b) The board shall also be known as the San Diego Metropolitan Transit System. Any reference in law to the board shall be construed to include a reference to the San Diego Metropolitan Transit System.

(Amended by Stats. 2004, Ch. 615, Sec. 9. Effective January 1, 2005.)

120050.2.
  

The board consists of 15 members selected as follows:

(a) One member of the County of San Diego Board of Supervisors, appointed by the board of supervisors.

(b) Four members of the City Council of the City of San Diego, one of whom may be the mayor, appointed by the city council.

(c) One member of each city council appointed individually by the City Councils of the Cities of Chula Vista, Coronado, El Cajon, Imperial Beach, La Mesa, Lemon Grove, National City, Poway, and Santee.

(d) One person, a resident of San Diego County, elected by a two–thirds vote of the board, a quorum being present, who shall serve as chairperson of the board. The chairperson shall serve for a term of four years, except that he or she is subject to removal at any time by a two–thirds vote of the board, a quorum being present. If the person elected chairperson is also a member of the board, the appointing power may not fill the vacancy created by the election of that member as chairperson as long as that member remains chairperson and, if removed as chairperson, that person shall resume the position on the board he or she vacated upon election as chairperson. Section 120102.5 does not apply to any vote taken under this subdivision. Further, in the event that the chairperson is elected from the membership of the board, the County of San Diego shall then have two members appointed by the board of supervisors and the board membership shall remain at 15. In the event the subsequently elected chairperson is not a member, the membership on the board of the second appointee of the County of San Diego shall be suspended and the board membership shall remain at 15.

(Amended by Stats. 2003, Ch. 594, Sec. 3. Effective January 1, 2004.)

120050.5.
  

Any person who is a member of the board may be appointed by his or her appointing authority to continue to serve as a member of the board after the termination of his or her term of office for a period not to exceed four years after the date of termination of his or her term of elected office.

(Amended by Stats. 1985, Ch. 1576, Sec. 4.)

120051.
  

The member of the board of supervisors appointed pursuant to subdivision (a) of Section 120050.2 shall represent one of the two supervisorial districts with the greatest percentage of its area within the incorporated area of the County of San Diego within the area under the jurisdiction of the transit development board as defined in Section 120054.

(Amended by Stats. 2003, Ch. 594, Sec. 4. Effective January 1, 2004.)

120051.1.
  

The member of the board of supervisors appointed pursuant to subdivision (d) of Section 120050.2 shall represent the supervisorial district with the greatest percentage of its area within the unincorporated area of the County of San Diego under the jurisdiction of the transit development board as defined in Section 120054.

(Added by Stats. 2003, Ch. 594, Sec. 5. Effective January 1, 2004.)

120051.6.
  

The alternate members of the board shall be appointed as follows:

(a) The County of San Diego Board of Supervisors shall appoint any other county supervisor who qualifies for appointment pursuant to Section 120051 to serve as an alternate member of the transit development board.

(b) The City Council of the City of San Diego shall appoint a member of the city council not already appointed pursuant to subdivision (b) of Section 120050.2 to serve as an alternate member of the transit development board for each of the members appointed by the city council to the transit development board.

(c) The city councils specified in subdivision (c) of Section 120050.2 shall each individually appoint a member of their respective city councils not already appointed pursuant to that subdivision to serve as an alternate member of the transit development board.

(d) At its discretion, a city council or the county board of supervisors may appoint a second alternate member, in the same manner as members are appointed, to serve on the board in the event that neither a member nor the alternate member is able to attend a meeting of the board.

(e) An alternate member and second alternate member shall be subject to the same restrictions and shall have the same powers, when serving on the board, as a member.

(f) If the board elects a person other than a member of the board to serve as chairperson, the board may, upon a two-thirds vote, a quorum being present, appoint a San Diego County resident as an alternate member of the board for that person elected chairperson. If the board elects a person who is a member of the board to serve as chairperson, the County of San Diego shall appoint an alternate supervisor for the supervisor appointed pursuant to subdivision (d) of Section 120050.2.

(Amended by Stats. 2006, Ch. 574, Sec. 3. Effective January 1, 2007.)

120054.
  

The area of the board shall consist of all of the following:

(a) The Cities of Chula Vista, Coronado, El Cajon, Imperial Beach, La Mesa, Lemon Grove, National City, Poway, San Diego, and Santee.

(b) All of the unincorporated area of the County of San Diego, except as otherwise included within the North San Diego County Transit Development Board in Section 125052.

(c) All the unincorporated area of the County of San Diego surrounded by the cities specified in subdivisions (a) and (b).

(Amended by Stats. 2003, Ch. 594, Sec. 7. Effective January 1, 2004.)

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