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TITLE 7. PLANNING AND LAND USE [65000 - 66499.58]

  ( Heading of Title 7 amended by Stats. 1974, Ch. 1536. )

DIVISION 1. PLANNING AND ZONING [65000 - 66301]

  ( Heading of Division 1 added by Stats. 1974, Ch. 1536. )

CHAPTER 2. Regional Planning Districts [65060 - 65069.5]

  ( Chapter 2 repealed and added by Stats. 1963, Ch. 1811. )

ARTICLE 4. Governing Body [65063 - 65064.7]
  ( Article 4 added by Stats. 1963, Ch. 1811. )

65063.
  

The Regional Planning Board shall be the governing body of the district, and shall be selected as provided in this article.

(Repealed and added by Stats. 1963, Ch. 1811.)

65063.1.
  

The number of members of the board to which each county is entitled shall be determined as follows:

(a) Each county having, within the district, a population of 350,000 or less shall have two (2) members of the regional planning board, one (1) appointed by the board of supervisors and one (1) appointed by the city selection committee.

(b) Each county having, within the district, a population of more than 350,000 and not more than 600,000 shall have four (4) members of the regional planning board. Two members shall be appointed by the board of supervisors and two (2) members shall be appointed by the city selection committee.

(c) Each county having, within the district, a population of more than 600,000 shall have six (6) members of the regional planning board. Three (3) members shall be appointed by the board of supervisors and three (3) members shall be appointed by the city selection committee.

The population figures as used herein shall be determined by the latest official census.

(Repealed and added by Stats. 1963, Ch. 1811.)

65063.2.
  

Within 60 days after the date the district first becomes operative, the board of supervisors of each county in the district shall appoint as members of the regional planning board of said district the number authorized by Section 65063.1.

The members of the regional planning board appointed by boards of supervisors shall be members of said boards of supervisors.

(Repealed and added by Stats. 1963, Ch. 1811.)

65063.3.
  

The members of the regional planning board appointed by the city selection committee shall be mayors or members of the city councils of the cities.

(Repealed and added by Stats. 1963, Ch. 1811.)

65063.4.
  

A member of the board of supervisors of any county, or a mayor or member of a city council of any city within any county, in the district may be appointed to and serve contemporaneously as a member of the regional planning board.

(Repealed and added by Stats. 1963, Ch. 1811.)

65063.5.
  

After the members of the regional planning board to be appointed by the city selection committees and the county boards of supervisors have been designated, they shall meet and appoint one citizen-at-large member for each county included in the district who will be full members of the regional planning board. These citizens-at-large members shall be selected from among persons living within the district who have made outstanding contributions to, or have demonstrated an active interest in, matters of regional concern.

(Repealed and added by Stats. 1963, Ch. 1811.)

65063.6.
  

The term of office of the member shall be four years and until the appointment and qualification of his successor; provided that the first members of the board shall classify themselves by lot within the city and county group and the citizen-at-large group so that approximately one-third (1/3) of the members of each group shall hold office for two (2) years, approximately one-third (1/3) shall hold office for three (3) years and approximately one-third (1/3) shall hold office for four (4) years. The power which originally appointed a member whose term has expired shall appoint his successor for a full term of four (4) years. Any member may be removed by the power appointing him.

(Added by Stats. 1963, Ch. 1811.)

65063.7.
  

No supervisor, mayor, or city council member shall hold office on the regional planning board after ceasing to hold the office of supervisor, mayor, or city council member, respectively, and that person’s membership on the board shall thereafter be considered vacant, except that any mayor who continues to hold office as a city council member, or city council member who continues to hold office as mayor, shall not be considered to have ceased to hold office under this section.

(Amended by Stats. 2010, Ch. 699, Sec. 19. (SB 894) Effective January 1, 2011.)

65063.8.
  

Any vacancy on the regional planning board shall be filled for the unexpired term by appointment by the power which originally appointed the member whose position had become vacant.

(Added by Stats. 1963, Ch. 1811.)

65064.
  

No person while serving as a member of the regional planning board shall be eligible to be appointed to any salaried office or employment in the service of the district nor shall he become eligible for such appointment within one (1) year after he has ceased to be a member.

(Added by Stats. 1963, Ch. 1811.)

65064.1.
  

The board is the governing body of the district and shall exercise all of the powers of the district, except as otherwise provided.

(Added by Stats. 1963, Ch. 1811.)

65064.2.
  

A majority of the members of the board constitutes a quorum for the transaction of business and may act for the board.

(Added by Stats. 1963, Ch. 1811.)

65064.3.
  

The board may elect a chairman and other officers as it deems necessary from among its own members.

(Added by Stats. 1963, Ch. 1811.)

65064.4.
  

The board may appoint an executive committee, consisting of the chairman of the board, and not more than eight or less than four other members of the board, and such executive committee may carry on the administrative and executive functions of the board between full meetings.

(Added by Stats. 1963, Ch. 1811.)

65064.5.
  

The board shall meet at least six times in each year, and may call additional meetings at its own discretion, or, during periods between meetings, at the discretion of the chairman or of a majority of the executive committee.

(Added by Stats. 1963, Ch. 1811.)

65064.6.
  

Each member of the board shall receive the actual and necessary expenses incurred by him in the performance of his duties, plus a compensation of twenty dollars ($20) for each day attending the meetings of the board, but such compensation shall not exceed one thousand dollars ($1,000) in any one year.

(Added by Stats. 1963, Ch. 1811.)

65064.7.
  

The provisions for the executive committee set forth in this article shall not be construed to limit the board or the executive committee from setting up any other committees or groups which it may see fit.

(Added by Stats. 1963, Ch. 1811.)

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