Article 2. Powers And Duties Of Board Of Directors of California Public Utilities Code >> Division 10. >> Part 16. >> Chapter 3. >> Article 2.
The board is the legislative body of the district and,
consistent with the provisions of this part, shall determine all
The board shall select one of its members as chairperson,
and another of its members as vice chairperson, who shall serve in
the absence of the chairperson.
It shall be the duty of the board and it shall have the
(a) Own, operate, manage, and maintain a passenger rail system
within the territory of the district.
(b) Determine the rail transit facilities, including ancillary
bicycle and pedestrian pathways, to be acquired and constructed by
the district, the manner of operation, and the means to finance them.
(c) Adopt an annual budget for the district that provides for the
compensation of its officers and employees.
(d) Fix rates, rentals, charges, and classifications of rail
transit service operated by the district.
(e) Adopt an administrative code that prescribes the powers and
duties of district officers, the method of appointment of district
employees, and the methods, procedures, and systems for the operation
and management of the district.
(f) Adopt rules and regulations governing the use of rail transit
facilities owned or operated by the district.
(g) Cause a postaudit of the financial transactions and records of
the district to be made at least annually by a certified public
(h) Adopt rules and regulations providing for the administration
of employer-employee relations.
(i) Do any and all things necessary to carry out the purposes of
(a) The board is authorized to establish the position of
chief of police. The chief of police shall be a duly sworn peace
officer who shall be appointed by the board and who shall meet the
current requirements of the Commission on Peace Officer Standards and
Training pursuant to Title 4 (commencing with Section 13500) of Part
4 of the Penal Code.
(b) If the board determines that more than one peace officer is
needed, the board shall contract with law enforcement agencies
located within the County of Marin or the County of Sonoma for the
additional law enforcement services of one or more duly sworn peace
officers who shall meet the current requirements of the Commission on
Peace Officer Standards and Training pursuant to Title 4 (commencing
with Section 13500) of Part 4 of the Penal Code.