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AB-1091 Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority: board of directors.(2021-2022)



As Amends the Law Today


SECTION 1.

 Section 100060 of the Public Utilities Code is amended to read:

100060.
 (a) The government of the VTA shall be vested in a board of directors which shall consist of 12 members, as follows:
(1) Two representatives of the county and one alternate who shall be members of the board of supervisors of the county, appointed by the board of supervisors.
(2) Five representatives of the City of San Jose and one alternate who shall be city council members or the mayor of the City of San Jose, appointed by the city council.
(3) Five city council members or mayors selected from among the city councils and mayors of all of the cities in the county, other than the City of San Jose, as provided by agreements among those cities. The agreements may provide for the appointment of alternates, who shall be city council members or mayors, for those city representatives.
(b) An alternate may vote in the place of a director represented by that alternate if the director is absent.
(c) To the extent possible, the appointing powers shall appoint individuals who have expertise, experience, or knowledge relative to transportation issues.
(d) This section shall become inoperative on July 1, 2022, and, as of January 1, 2023, is repealed.

SEC. 2.

 Section 100060 is added to the Public Utilities Code, to read:

100060.
 (a) The government of VTA shall be vested in a board of directors that consists of nine members, as follows:
(1) One resident of each county supervisorial district, nominated by the supervisor and confirmed by the board of supervisors.
(2) Two residents of the City of San Jose, nominated by the mayor and confirmed by the city council.
(3) Two residents of cities in the county, other than the City of San Jose, consistent with the following:
(A) One resident of the City of Los Altos, Los Altos Hills, Mountain View, Milpitas, Palo Alto, or Sunnyvale.
(B) One resident of the City of Campbell, Cupertino, Gilroy, Los Gatos, Monte Serreno, Morgan Hill, Santa Clara, or Saratoga.
(b) A board member shall not simultaneously serve as an elected official.
(c) The nominating authorities shall ensure that expertise, experience, or knowledge relative to transportation, infrastructure or project management, accounting or finance, and executive management are represented on the board.
(d) This section shall become operative on July 1, 2022.

SEC. 3.

 Section 100060.2 of the Public Utilities Code is amended to read:

100060.2.
 (a)  Except as otherwise provided, the term of office for each director shall be two years and until the appointment and qualification of his or her  their  successor. A successor shall be appointed not later than 30 days immediately upon the expiration of a director’s term. A vacancy exists whenever a director ceases to hold office on the city council or board of supervisors from which he or she was  they were  appointed. Any vacancy shall, within 60 days of its occurrence, be filled for the balance of the term by the body that made the original appointment.
(b) This section shall become inoperative on July 1, 2022, and, as of January 1, 2023, is repealed.

SEC. 4.

 Section 100060.2 is added to the Public Utilities Code, to read:

100060.2.
 (a) Except as otherwise provided, the term of office for each director shall be four years and until the appointment and qualification of their successor. A successor shall be appointed not later than 30 days immediately upon the expiration of a director’s term. Any vacancy shall, within 60 days of its occurrence, be filled for the balance of the term by the original appointing authority.
(b) This section shall become operative on July 1, 2022.