Article 2. The Board of California Harbors And Navigation Code >> Division 8. >> Part 7. >> Chapter 3. >> Article 2.
The board is the governing body of the district.
The powers of the district shall, except as otherwise
provided in this part, be exercised by the board.
Within 30 days after the formation of the district the
directors shall meet and organize as a board. The board shall:
(a) Elect one of its members president except in a case where
Section 7046 applies.
(b) Provide for the time and place of holding its regular
At its organization meeting the board may transact any
business of the district.
A district may destroy a record pursuant to Chapter 7
(commencing with Section 60200) of Division 1 of Title 6 of the
A majority of the board shall constitute a quorum for the
transaction of business.
The board may act either by ordinance, resolution, order or
motion. No ordinance or resolution shall be passed or become
effective without at least the affirmative votes of a majority of the
then members of the board.
Separate books may be maintained for the filing of ordinances
and resolutions but the ayes and noes shall be taken upon the
passage of all ordinances and resolutions and entered upon the
minutes of the board.
The enacting clause of all ordinances passed by the board
shall be in substantially the following form: "Be it Ordained by the
Board of Directors of (____ naming the district) as follows:".
The board may pass all ordinances necessary for the
regulation of the district. All ordinances shall be signed by the
president and attested by the secretary.
The board shall establish rules for its proceedings.
The board may adopt a seal for the district and alter it at
By resolution the board may change the name of the district.
A change of name shall be effective upon the filing of a certified
copy of the resolution with the Secretary of State and recording a
certified copy in the office of the county recorder of the county in
which the district is situated.