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Public Utilities Code - PUC

DIVISION 9. AVIATION [21001 - 24451]

  ( Division 9 added by Stats. 1953, Ch. 151. )

PART 2. AIRPORT DISTRICTS [22001 - 22909]

  ( Part 2 added by Stats. 1953, Ch. 151. )

CHAPTER 3. Internal Organization [22401 - 22443]

  ( Chapter 3 added by Stats. 1953, Ch. 151. )

ARTICLE 1. Board of Directors [22401 - 22411]
  ( Article 1 added by Stats. 1953, Ch. 151. )

22401.
  

A board of five directors is the governing body of the district. Each director shall be a resident of the district.

(Amended by Stats. 1979, Ch. 398.)

22402.
  

Each district shall hold a general district election, governed by the provisions of the Uniform District Election Law, for the election of directors on the first Tuesday after the first Monday in November of each odd-numbered year.

(Amended by Stats. 1967, Ch. 29.)

22403.
  

Within 30 days after notice of election or appointment each member of the board shall qualify by taking the official oath of office and filing it with the clerk of the principal county.

(Added by Stats. 1953, Ch. 151.)

22404.
  

The terms of office of the directors elected at the formation election are governed by the provisions of the Uniform District Election Law.

(Amended by Stats. 1967, Ch. 29.)

22406.
  

The board shall fill any vacancies occurring in the office of director. The appointee shall hold office for the balance of the term and until his successor is elected and qualified.

(Added by Stats. 1953, Ch. 151.)

22407.
  

(a) Each member of the board of directors shall receive compensation in an amount not to exceed one hundred dollars ($100) for each attendance at the meeting of the board held within the district, which amount shall be fixed from time to time by the board. A director shall not receive pay for more than six meetings in any calendar month. The board of directors shall, commencing January 1, 2019, if the district compensates its members for more than four meetings per calendar month, adopt a written policy, based on a finding supported by substantial evidence, why more than four meetings per month are necessary for the effective operation of the district. The board of directors, by ordinance adopted pursuant to Chapter 2 (commencing with Section 20200) of Division 10 of the Water Code, may increase the amount of compensation received for attending meetings of the board by no more than 5 percent annually.

(b) Each director shall be allowed, with the approval of the board, all traveling and other expenses necessarily incurred by the member in the performance of the member’s duties. For purposes of this section, the determination of whether a director’s activities on any specific day are compensable shall be made pursuant to Article 2.3 (commencing with Section 53232) of Chapter 2 of Part 1 of Division 2 of Title 5 of the Government Code. Reimbursement for these expenses is subject to Sections 53232.2 and 53232.3 of the Government Code.

(Amended by Stats. 2018, Ch. 170, Sec. 6. (AB 2329) Effective January 1, 2019.)

22408.
  

The board shall hold its first meeting in the meeting room of the board of supervisors of the principal county at 10 a.m. on the first Monday after the formation of the district.

(Added by Stats. 1953, Ch. 151.)

22409.
  

At its first meeting the board shall provide for the time and place of holding its meetings and the manner in which special meetings may be called. The board may establish rules for its proceedings.

(Added by Stats. 1953, Ch. 151.)

22410.
  

A majority of the board constitutes a quorum for the transaction of business.

(Added by Stats. 1953, Ch. 151.)

22411.
  

A district may destroy a record pursuant to Chapter 7 (commencing with Section 60200) of Division 1 of Title 6 of the Government Code.

(Added by Stats. 2005, Ch. 158, Sec. 36. Effective January 1, 2006.)

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