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DIVISION 20. MUNICIPAL WATER DISTRICTS [71000 - 73001]

  ( Division 20 added by Stats. 1963, Ch. 156. )

PART 3. INTERNAL ORGANIZATION [71250 - 71365]

  ( Part 3 added by Stats. 1963, Ch. 156. )

CHAPTER 3. Officers and Employees [71340 - 71365]

  ( Chapter 3 added by Stats. 1963, Ch. 156. )

ARTICLE 1. In General [71340 - 71342]
  ( Article 1 added by Stats. 1963, Ch. 156. )

71340.
  

At its first meeting, or as soon thereafter as practicable, the board shall appoint, by a majority vote, a secretary, treasurer, attorney, general manager, and auditor, and shall define their duties and fix their compensation. The board may at any meeting appoint a deputy secretary and a deputy treasurer.

Each of these officers shall serve at the pleasure of the board.

(Amended by Stats. 1965, Ch. 132.)

71341.
  

The board may employ such additional assistants and employees as it deems necessary to efficiently maintain and operate the district.

(Added by Stats. 1963, Ch. 156.)

71341.5.
  

(a) A district may employ park rangers who shall have the authority and powers conferred by subdivision (d) of Section 830.34 of the Penal Code upon peace officers.

(b) For the purposes of carrying out subdivision (a), the district shall adhere to the standards for recruitment and training of peace officers established by the Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training pursuant to Title 4 (commencing with Section 13500) of Part 4 of the Penal Code.

(c) Every park ranger employed by a district shall conform to the standards for peace officers adopted by the Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training. Any park ranger who fails to conform to those standards shall not have the powers of a peace officer.

(Added by Stats. 2004, Ch. 799, Sec. 2. Effective September 27, 2004.)

71342.
  

The board may consolidate the offices of secretary and treasurer.

(Added by Stats. 1963, Ch. 156.)

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