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  ( Division 10 repealed and added by Stats. 1955, Ch. 1036. )


  ( Heading of Part 13 amended by Stats. 1973, Ch. 590. )

CHAPTER 4. Government of the District [101100 - 101173]

  ( Chapter 4 added by Stats. 1971, Ch. 1161. )

ARTICLE 3. Organization and Procedure [101120 - 101127]
  ( Article 3 added by Stats. 1971, Ch. 1161. )


Immediately following the appointment and qualification of the first board of directors, and thereafter at the first meeting of the board following the first Monday after the first day of January of each year, the board shall elect a chairman and a vice chairman.

(Added by Stats. 1971, Ch. 1161.)


The chairman shall preside at all meetings of the board. He shall perform such other functions as delegated to him under this part or under any regulation prescribed by the board. The chairman may move or second any motion, and shall vote upon all orders, resolutions, or ordinances passed upon by the board.

(Added by Stats. 1971, Ch. 1161.)


In the absence of the chairman at any meeting, the vice chairman shall preside. In the event of the inability of the chairman to perform the functions of his office, such functions shall be performed by the vice chairman with the same force and effect as the performance of such functions by the chairman.

(Added by Stats. 1971, Ch. 1161.)


A majority of the members of the board shall constitute a quorum for the transaction of business. The adoption of any minute order, resolution, or ordinance shall require the affirmative votes of at least three members of the board.

(Added by Stats. 1971, Ch. 1161.)


The acts of the board shall be expressed by minute order, resolution, or ordinance. District ordinances shall be adopted by the board in substantially the same manner as prescribed for the adoption of county ordinances by the board of supervisors.

(Added by Stats. 1971, Ch. 1161.)


By resolution or ordinance, the board shall prescribe the time and place of the regular meetings of the board. All meetings of the board shall be held in compliance with the terms of the Ralph M. Brown Act (Chapter 9 (commencing with Section 54950), Part 1, Division 2, Title 5 of the Government Code).

(Added by Stats. 1971, Ch. 1161.)


In any particular not otherwise provided for by this part, the board, by resolution or ordinance, may prescribe any regulation which it may deem appropriate for the proper conduct of the internal functions of the board.

(Added by Stats. 1971, Ch. 1161.)


Except as otherwise provided in Section 101304, whenever the signature of any officer or employee of the district is authorized or required under the provisions of this part, the signature may be made by the use of a plate or stamp bearing a facsimile of the signature, or such signature may be reproduced by any other facsimile method authorized by law.

(Added by Stats. 1971, Ch. 1161.)

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