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DIVISION 11. IRRIGATION DISTRICTS [20500 - 29978]

  ( Division 11 added by Stats. 1943, Ch. 372. )

PART 3. INTERNAL ORGANIZATION [21100 - 21405]

  ( Part 3 added by Stats. 1943, Ch. 372. )

CHAPTER 3. The Board [21375 - 21387]
  ( Chapter 3 added by Stats. 1943, Ch. 372. )

21375.
  

On the first Tuesday after the original directors qualify, and on the day on which the board holds its first regular monthly meeting after the first Friday in December of the year in which a general district election is held, the directors shall meet and organize as a board and may transact any other business of the district.

(Amended by Stats. 1993, Ch. 1195, Sec. 27. Effective January 1, 1994.)

21376.
  

At its organization meeting the board shall elect a president from its members and appoint a secretary, who shall each hold office during the pleasure of the board.

(Added by Stats. 1943, Ch. 372.)

21377.
  

The board shall hold a regular meeting on the first Tuesday of each month at the district office.

(Added by Stats. 1943, Ch. 372.)

21377.5.
  

(a) Notwithstanding Section 21377 of this code or Section 54954 of the Government Code or any other provision of law, the Board of Directors of the Tri-Dam Project, which is composed of the directors of the Oakdale Irrigation District and the South San Joaquin Irrigation District, may hold no more than four regular meetings annually at the Tri-Dam Project offices located in Strawberry, California.

(b) The notice and conduct of these meetings shall comply with the provisions of the Ralph M. Brown Act (Chapter 9 (commencing with Section 54950) of Part 1 of Division 2 of Title 5 of the Government Code).

(Added by Stats. 1998, Ch. 83, Sec. 1. Effective January 1, 1999.)

21378.
  

The board, however, may by resolution entered upon its minutes fix any day of the month for its regular monthly meeting, or if more than one regular meeting is to be held each month it may fix the days for such regular meetings. When more than one regular meeting is held each month, the day of the first such meeting in January is the regular monthly meeting day in January for the purposes of this division. The change shall not be effective until the resolution proposing it has been published once a week for two successive weeks in a newspaper published in the office county.

(Amended by Stats. 1965, Ch. 2019.)

21382.
  

All meetings of the board shall be public and shall be conducted in accordance with the Ralph M. Brown Act (Chapter 9 (commencing with Section 54950) of Part 1 of Division 2 of TItle 5 of the Government Code).

(Amended by Stats. 1998, Ch. 83, Sec. 3. Effective January 1, 1999.)

21383.
  

The number of directors required to constitute a quorum of the board and to concur on all questions except a motion to adjourn or a motion to adjourn to a stated time is three except in districts where there are only three offices of director, in which case the required number is two.

(Added by Stats. 1943, Ch. 372.)

21384.
  

A smaller number of directors than a quorum may adjourn from day to day.

(Added by Stats. 1943, Ch. 372.)

21385.
  

The board except as otherwise specifically provided has the power and it shall be its duty to manage and conduct the business and affairs of the district.

(Added by Stats. 1943, Ch. 372.)

21386.
  

At its organization meeting, the board may elect, in addition to a president, a vice president who shall have the power to perform all the duties of the president in the absence of the president, or in the event of his inability to perform such duties.

(Added by Stats. 1951, Ch. 698.)

21387.
  

When the president of the board is absent or unable to act at any meeting of the board and no vice president has been elected, the majority of the board may elect a president pro tempore from its members, who shall have the power to perform all the duties of the president of the board until he is replaced or until the president of the board returns to the performance of his duties.

(Added by Stats. 1951, Ch. 698.)

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