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Health and Safety Code - HSC

DIVISION 26. AIR RESOURCES [39000 - 44474]

  ( Division 26 repealed and added by Stats. 1975, Ch. 957. )

PART 3. AIR POLLUTION CONTROL DISTRICTS [40000 - 41357]

  ( Part 3 added by Stats. 1975, Ch. 957. )

CHAPTER 13. Mojave Desert Air Quality Management District [41200 - 41267]

  ( Chapter 13 added by Stats. 1992, Ch. 642, Sec. 4. )

ARTICLE 6. Officers and Employees [41260 - 41267]
  ( Article 6 added by Stats. 1992, Ch. 642, Sec. 4. )

41260.
  

(a)  The Mojave Desert district board shall employ the necessary staff to carry out its powers and duties.

(b)  The Mojave Desert district board shall appoint an air pollution control officer (APCO) to direct the staff, subject to the direction and policy of the Mojave Desert district board.

(Added by Stats. 1992, Ch. 642, Sec. 4. Effective January 1, 1993.)

41261.
  

The air pollution control officer (APCO) and designated deputies of the Mojave Desert District shall serve at the pleasure of the Mojave Desert district board, and shall receive the compensation that is determined by the Mojave Desert district board.

(Amended by Stats. 2000, Ch. 890, Sec. 26. Effective January 1, 2001.)

41262.
  

The Mojave Desert district shall appoint a legal counsel who is admitted to the practice of law in this state.

(Added by Stats. 1992, Ch. 642, Sec. 4. Effective January 1, 1993.)

41264.
  

All officers and employees of the Mojave Desert district, other than members of the Mojave Desert district board, are entitled to the benefits of the County Employees Retirement Law of 1937 (Chapter 3 (commencing with Section 31450) of Part 3 of Division 4 of Title 3 of the Government Code).

(Added by Stats. 1992, Ch. 642, Sec. 4. Effective January 1, 1993.)

41265.
  

For the purpose of, but not limited to, retirement benefits, salary rates, seniority, and all fringe benefits, all time of employment with the San Bernardino County Air Pollution Control District immediately prior to employment with the Mojave Desert district, and any time of employment immediately prior thereto with the county, a county district, or both, whose authority, functions, and responsibilities have been assumed by the San Bernardino County Air Pollution Control District, shall be considered time of employment with the Mojave Desert district. Upon transfer to the Mojave Desert district, employees shall retain all their accumulated sick leave, vacation, and retirement benefits.

(Added by Stats. 1992, Ch. 642, Sec. 4. Effective January 1, 1993.)

41266.
  

If the civil service commission, or body performing the functions thereof, in the Mojave Desert district finds that any person has been employed by the San Bernardino County Air Pollution Control District, in a position with duties and qualifications which are substantially the same as, or are greater than those of any position in the Mojave Desert district, the civil service commission or other body, at the request of the APCO, may certify, without examination, that person as eligible to hold that Mojave Desert district position.

(Added by Stats. 1992, Ch. 642, Sec. 4. Effective January 1, 1993.)

41267.
  

The Mojave Desert district may contract for any professional assistance that may be necessary or convenient for the exercise of its powers and duties.

(Added by Stats. 1992, Ch. 642, Sec. 4. Effective January 1, 1993.)

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