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Education Code - EDC

TITLE 1 GENERAL EDUCATION CODE PROVISIONS [1. - 32500]

  ( Title 1 enacted by Stats. 1976, Ch. 1010. )

DIVISION 1 GENERAL EDUCATION CODE PROVISIONS [1. - 32500]

  ( Division 1 enacted by Stats. 1976, Ch. 1010. )

PART 11. LIBRARIES [18010 - 20092]

  ( Part 11 enacted by Stats. 1976, Ch. 1010. )

CHAPTER 8. Library Districts [19400 - 19532]

  ( Chapter 8 enacted by Stats. 1976, Ch. 1010. )

ARTICLE 2. Trustees [19420 - 19432]
  ( Article 2 enacted by Stats. 1976, Ch. 1010. )

19420.
  

Within 30 days after the filing with the clerk of the board of supervisors or county board of supervisors of the resolution declaring the organization of the district, the supervising board of supervisors shall appoint the required number of library trustees from the district at large.

(Amended by Stats. 2002, Ch. 221, Sec. 12. Effective January 1, 2003.)

19421.
  

The governing board of the district shall be called “the Board of Library Trustees of ____ Library District” (inserting the name of the particular district).

(Enacted by Stats. 1976, Ch. 1010.)

19422.
  

The trustee shall hold office for the term of four years beginning on the last Friday in November next succeeding their appointment or election.

(Amended by Stats. 1978, Ch. 1376.)

19423.
  

The first board of library trustees appointed or elected in a district shall at their first meeting so classify themselves by lot that their terms shall expire:

(a) For three-member boards, one on the last Friday in November of the first odd-numbered calendar year next succeeding his or her appointment or election, and two on the last Friday in November of the second succeeding odd-numbered calendar year.

(b) For five-member boards, two on the last Friday in November of the first odd-numbered calendar year next succeeding his or her appointment or election, and three on the last Friday in November of the second succeeding odd-numbered calendar year.

(Amended by Stats. 1987, Ch. 56, Sec. 38.)

19424.
  

At its first meeting called after the original appointment of the board, and annually thereafter at its first meeting called after the last Friday in November in odd-numbered years, the board shall organize by electing one of its number president, and another one of its number secretary. They shall serve as such for one year or until their successors are elected and qualified.

(Amended by Stats. 1978, Ch. 1376.)

19425.
  

The board shall cause a proper record of its proceedings to be kept, and at the first meeting of the board of trustees of the library district, it shall immediately cause to be made out and filed with the State Librarian a certificate showing that the library district has been established, with the date thereof, the names of the trustees, and the officers of the board chosen for the current fiscal year.

(Amended by Stats. 1987, Ch. 1452, Sec. 125.)

19426.
  

A vacancy in the board of library trustees shall be filled for the unexpired term by appointment of the supervising board of supervisors.

(Enacted by Stats. 1976, Ch. 1010.)

19427.
  

Each library trustee shall hold office until his successor is elected and qualified.

(Enacted by Stats. 1976, Ch. 1010.)

19428.
  

The board of library trustees shall meet at least once a month, at such time and place as it may fix by resolution.

(Enacted by Stats. 1976, Ch. 1010.)

19429.
  

Special meetings may be called at any time, as follows:

(a) A special meeting of a three-member board of library trustees may be called by two trustees, by written notices served upon each member at least 12 hours before the time specified for the meeting.

(b) A special meeting of a five-member board of library trustees may be called by three trustees, by written notices served upon each member at least 12 hours before the time specified for the meeting.

(Amended by Stats. 1982, Ch. 354, Sec. 4.)

19430.
  

(a) For three-member boards, two members constitute a quorum for the transaction of business.

(b) For five-member boards, three members constitute a quorum for the transaction of business.

(Amended by Stats. 1982, Ch. 354, Sec. 5.)

19431.
  

A proposal to increase the number of seats on the board of library trustees from three to five may be initiated in either of the following alternative ways:

(a) By a petition signed by registered voters residing within the library district equal in number to at least 5 percent of the total number of votes cast in the library district at the last preceding general state election at which a Governor was elected, and filed with the supervising board of supervisors of the library district.

(b) By a resolution adopted by the board of trustees and filed with the supervising board of supervisors.

(Added by Stats. 1982, Ch. 354, Sec. 6.)

19432.
  

(a) The supervising board of supervisors, at its option, may conduct a public hearing on a petition or resolution filed pursuant to Section 19431. Notice of the hearing shall be published pursuant to Sections 6060 and 6061. At the hearing, any interested person shall be given an opportunity to present his or her views on the proposal. At the conclusion of the hearing, the supervising board of supervisors may increase the board of library trustees to a five member board.

(b) If the board of library trustees is increased from three to five members, the supervising board of supervisors shall appoint the two additional trustees from the district at large, and the trustees shall classify themselves by lot so that their terms shall expire as provided in subdivision (b) of Section 19423.

(Added by Stats. 1982, Ch. 354, Sec. 7.)

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