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Streets and Highways Code - SHC

DIVISION 16. HIGHWAY DISTRICTS [25000 - 27567]

  ( Division 16 added by Stats. 1943, Ch. 284. )

PART 3. BRIDGE AND HIGHWAY DISTRICTS [27000 - 27567]

  ( Part 3 added by Stats. 1943, Ch. 286. )

CHAPTER 18. Golden Gate Bridge, Highway and Transportation District [27500 - 27567]

  ( Chapter 18 added by Stats. 1975, Ch. 678. )

ARTICLE 1. General Provisions [27500 - 27512]
  ( Article 1 added by Stats. 1975, Ch. 678. )

27500.
  

Unless the particular provision or the context otherwise requires, the definitions set forth in this article govern the construction of this chapter.

(Added by Stats. 1975, Ch. 678.)

27501.
  

“District” means the Golden Gate Bridge, Highway and Transportation District.

(Added by Stats. 1975, Ch. 678.)

27502.
  

“Golden Gate Bridge” means the bridge spanning the Golden Gate between the City and County of San Francisco and the County of Marin.

(Added by Stats. 1975, Ch. 678.)

27503.
  

“Transit services” means the transportation of passengers and their incidental baggage by the district by means other than sightseeing ferryboats.

(Added by Stats. 1975, Ch. 678.)

27510.
  

The composition of the board of directors of the district shall be as follows:

(a) One director, representing Del Norte County, one director, representing Mendocino County, and one director, representing Napa County, appointed by the board of supervisors of the respective represented county.

(b) Four directors, representing Marin County, appointed by the board of supervisors thereof. One of the directors shall be an elected member of the board of supervisors, another of the directors shall be an elected member of a city council of a city within Marin County, and shall be designated by the Marin Council of Mayors and Councilmen and another of the directors shall be a member of the general public.

(c) Three directors, representing Sonoma County, appointed by the board of supervisors thereof. One of the directors may be an elected member of the board of supervisors, and another of the directors shall be an elected member of a city council of a city within Sonoma County, and shall be designated by the Mayors’ and Councilmen’s Association of Sonoma County.

(d) Nine directors, representing the City and County of San Francisco, eight of whom shall be appointed by the board of supervisors thereof, and one of whom shall be appointed by the mayor thereof by an order of appointment, a certified copy of which shall be immediately forwarded to the Secretary of State. Four of the directors shall be elected members of the board of supervisors.

(Added by renumbering Section 27122 by Stats. 1984, Ch. 193, Sec. 139.)

27512.
  

(a) The adoption, terms, and conditions of a pension plan covering employees of the district in a bargaining unit represented by a labor organization shall be pursuant to a collective bargaining agreement between that organization and the board and shall be subject to this section.

(b) The pension plan and the funds of the plan shall be managed and administered by a retirement board composed of equal representation of labor and management. Any deadlock among the members of the board with respect to that management and administration shall be resolved in the manner specified in Section 302 of the federal Labor Management Relations Act, 1947 (29 U.S.C. Sec. 186(c)(5)).

(c) The duties and responsibilities of the retirement board shall be executed in accordance with Section 17 of Article XVI of the California Constitution.

(d) This section does not apply if the district has, pursuant to a collective bargaining agreement, provided membership for the district’s represented employees in the Public Employees’ Retirement System, a retirement system established pursuant to the County Employees Retirement Law of 1937, or a pension trust subject to the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (29 U.S.C. Sec. 1001 et seq.)

(Added by Stats. 2003, Ch. 845, Sec. 5. Effective January 1, 2004.)

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