Article 1. Board Of Directors of California Public Utilities Code >> Division 10. >> Part 17. >> Chapter 3. >> Article 1.
(a) The district shall be governed by a board of directors
which shall be composed of one representative from each member
jurisdiction. Each member of the board of directors shall have one
vote. Each member jurisdiction shall appoint one regular member and
one alternate member to the board of directors and shall notify the
district in writing of its appointments or any change of
(b) Membership of the district shall be limited to the County of
Monterey and incorporated cities within the county and includes the
county and each city that gives the district the right of first
priority for use of any local, state, or federal funds allocated
specifically for public transit systems and to which the city member
might otherwise be entitled to claim as, but not limited to, local
transportation funds pursuant to Chapter 4 (commencing with Section
99200) of Part 11. The county shall give the district the right of
first priority of use of any local, state, or federal funds allocated
specifically for public transit to which the county might otherwise
be entitled to claim as, but not limited to, local transportation
funds pursuant to Chapter 4 (commencing with Section 99200) of Part
11 according to a ratio of unincorporated population within
three-quarters of a mile of the district transit routes to the total
unincorporated population of the county.
(c) Each member shall serve solely at the pleasure of the
appointing member jurisdiction. Members shall be either elected
officials or officers or employees of the appointing member
(d) If any portion of the unincorporated area of the county is
annexed to a member city, that city shall assume the obligation of
the county for that area. If any portion of the unincorporated area
of the county becomes incorporated, that city shall assume the
obligations of the county for that area.
The board shall adopt bylaws for its proceedings consistent
with the laws of the state.
The board shall do all of the following:
(a) Adopt an annual budget.
(b) Adopt an administrative code, by ordinance, which prescribes
the powers and duties of the district officers, the method of
appointment of the district employees, and methods, procedures, and
systems of operation and management of the district.
(c) Cause a postaudit of the financial transactions and records of
the district to be made at least annually by a certified public
(d) Do any and all things necessary to carry out the purposes of
The board of directors shall adopt priorities reflecting
the district's goals.