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DIVISION 12. FIRES AND FIRE PROTECTION [13000 - 14960]

  ( Division 12 enacted by Stats. 1939, Ch. 60. )

PART 2.7. FIRE PROTECTION DISTRICT LAW OF 1987 [13800 - 13970]

  ( Heading of Part 2.7 renumbered from Part 3 (as added by Stats. 1987, Ch. 1013) by Stats. 1989, Ch. 1360, Sec. 91. )

CHAPTER 3. Formation [13815 - 13839]

  ( Chapter 3 added by Stats. 1987, Ch. 1013, Sec. 11. )

ARTICLE 3. Selection of the Initial Board of Directors [13834 - 13839]
  ( Article 3 added by Stats. 1987, Ch. 1013, Sec. 11. )

13834.
  

The initial board of directors of a district formed on or after January 1, 1988, shall be determined pursuant to this article.

(Repealed and added by Stats. 1987, Ch. 1013, Sec. 11.)

13835.
  

In the case of a district which contains only unincorporated territory in a single county, the district board may be elected or may be appointed by the county board of supervisors which may appoint itself as the district board.

(Repealed and added by Stats. 1987, Ch. 1013, Sec. 11.)

13836.
  

In the case of a district which contains only unincorporated territory in more than one county, the district board may be elected or may be appointed by the boards of supervisors of the counties in which the district is located. If the district board is appointed by the boards of supervisors, they shall appoint directors according to the proportionate share of population of that portion of each county within the district, provided that each board of supervisors shall appoint at least one director.

(Added by Stats. 1987, Ch. 1013, Sec. 11.)

13837.
  

In the case of a district which contains unincorporated territory and the territory of one or more cities:

(a)  The district board may be elected or appointed by the county board of supervisors and the city councils in which the district is located. If the district board is to be appointed, the board of supervisors and the city council or councils shall appoint directors according to the proportionate share of population that portion of the county and each city within the district, provided that the board of superviors and each city council shall appoint at least one director. The board of supervisors or city council may appoint one or more of its own members to the district board. In no case shall the number of directors exceed 11 members.

(b)  Notwithstanding subdivision (a), the county board of supervisors may appoint itself as the district board, if the city council of each of the cities consents by resolution.

(Added by Stats. 1987, Ch. 1013, Sec. 11.)

13838.
  

In the case of a district which includes only incorporated territory within a single city, the district board may be elected or appointed by the city council which may appoint itself as the district board.

(Added by Stats. 1987, Ch. 1013, Sec. 11.)

13839.
  

In the case of a district which includes only incorporated territory in more than one city, the district board may be elected or appointed by the city councils in which the district is located. If the district board is appointed, the city councils shall appoint directors according to the proportionate share of population of that portion of each city within the district, provided that each city council shall appoint at least one director. The city council may appoint one or more of its own members to the district board. In no case shall the directors exceed the number permitted pursuant to Section 13842.

(Added by Stats. 1987, Ch. 1013, Sec. 11.)

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