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Harbors and Navigation Code - HNC

DIVISION 8. HARBOR AND PORT DISTRICTS [5800 - 7340]

  ( Division 8 enacted by Stats. 1937, Ch. 368. )

PART 7. SMALL CRAFT HARBOR DISTRICTS [7000 - 7340]

  ( Part 7 added by Stats. 1959, Ch. 1598. )

CHAPTER 3. Internal Organization [7040 - 7074]

  ( Chapter 3 added by Stats. 1959, Ch. 1598. )

ARTICLE 2. The Board [7050 - 7061]
  ( Article 2 added by Stats. 1959, Ch. 1598. )

7050.
  

The board is the governing body of the district.

(Added by Stats. 1959, Ch. 1598.)

7051.
  

The powers of the district shall, except as otherwise provided in this part, be exercised by the board.

(Added by Stats. 1959, Ch. 1598.)

7052.
  

Within 30 days after the formation of the district the directors shall meet and organize as a board. The board shall:

(a) Elect one of its members president except in a case where Section 7046 applies.

(b) Provide for the time and place of holding its regular meetings.

(Added by Stats. 1959, Ch. 1598.)

7053.
  

At its organization meeting the board may transact any business of the district.

(Added by Stats. 1959, Ch. 1598.)

7053.5.
  

A district may destroy a record pursuant to Chapter 7 (commencing with Section 60200) of Division 1 of Title 6 of the Government Code.

(Added by Stats. 2005, Ch. 158, Sec. 17. Effective January 1, 2006.)

7054.
  

A majority of the board shall constitute a quorum for the transaction of business.

(Added by Stats. 1959, Ch. 1598.)

7055.
  

The board may act either by ordinance, resolution, order or motion. No ordinance or resolution shall be passed or become effective without at least the affirmative votes of a majority of the then members of the board.

(Added by Stats. 1959, Ch. 1598.)

7056.
  

Separate books may be maintained for the filing of ordinances and resolutions but the ayes and noes shall be taken upon the passage of all ordinances and resolutions and entered upon the minutes of the board.

(Added by Stats. 1959, Ch. 1598.)

7057.
  

The enacting clause of all ordinances passed by the board shall be in substantially the following form: “Be it Ordained by the Board of Directors of (____ naming the district) as follows:”.

(Added by Stats. 1959, Ch. 1598.)

7058.
  

The board may pass all ordinances necessary for the regulation of the district. All ordinances shall be signed by the president and attested by the secretary.

(Added by Stats. 1959, Ch. 1598.)

7059.
  

The board shall establish rules for its proceedings.

(Added by Stats. 1959, Ch. 1598.)

7060.
  

The board may adopt a seal for the district and alter it at pleasure.

(Added by Stats. 1959, Ch. 1598.)

7061.
  

By resolution the board may change the name of the district. A change of name shall be effective upon the filing of a certified copy of the resolution with the Secretary of State and recording a certified copy in the office of the county recorder of the county in which the district is situated.

(Amended by Stats. 1973, Ch. 665.)

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