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Public Utilities Code - PUC


  ( Division 10 repealed and added by Stats. 1955, Ch. 1036.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


  ( Part 8 added by Stats. 1965, Ch. 2039. )

CHAPTER 3. Internal Organization of District [90170 - 90300]

  ( Chapter 3 added by Stats. 1965, Ch. 2039. )

ARTICLE 3. Powers and Duties of Directors [90210 - 90219]
  ( Article 3 added by Stats. 1965, Ch. 2039. )


The oath of office of directors shall be taken, subscribed, and filed with the secretary of the district at any time after the director has been elected, but not later than 15 days after the commencement of his term of office. No other filing is required.

(Added by Stats. 1965, Ch. 2039.)


The board shall choose one of its members president, and another vice president, who shall be authorized to act for the president during his absence or disability and shall provide for the time and place of holding its meetings, which shall be held at least once each month.

(Added by Stats. 1965, Ch. 2039.)


The board is the legislative body of the district and determines all questions of policy.

(Added by Stats. 1965, Ch. 2039.)


All matters and things necessary for the proper administration of the affairs of the district which are not provided for in this act shall be provided for by the board.

(Added by Stats. 1965, Ch. 2039.)


The board shall supervise and regulate every transit facility owned and operated by the district, including the fixing of rates, rentals, charges, and classifications, and the making and enforcement of rules, regulations, contracts, practices, and schedules, for or in connection with any transit facility owned or controlled by the district.

(Added by Stats. 1965, Ch. 2039.)


The board may adopt a personnel system for the purpose of recruiting and maintaining an effective working force with good morale. The board shall by resolution determine and create such number and character of positions as are necessary properly to carry on the functions of the district and shall establish an appropriate salary, salary range, or wage for each position so created. The board may by resolution abolish any such position. Except as otherwise provided, appointments to such positions shall be made by the general manager.

(Added by Stats. 1965, Ch. 2039.)


The board may from time to time contract for or employ any professional service required by the district or for the performance of work or service which cannot satisfactorily be performed by the regular employees of the district.

(Added by Stats. 1965, Ch. 2039.)


The board shall have an annual audit made of all books and accounts of the district by a certified public accountant or public accountant.

(Added by Stats. 1965, Ch. 2039.)


The board may provide by resolution, under such terms and conditions as it sees fit, for the payment of demands against the district without prior specific approval thereof by the board if the demand is for a purpose for which an expenditure has been previously approved by the board and in an amount no greater than the amount so authorized, and if the demand is approved by the general manager.

(Added by Stats. 1965, Ch. 2039.)


To facilitate the business of the district, the board may provide for the creation and administration of such funds as the needs of the district may require. The funds shall be disbursed in accordance with rules established by the board and all payments for any fund shall be reported to the board.

(Added by Stats. 1965, Ch. 2039.)

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