Article 4. Meetings And Legislation of California Public Utilities Code >> Division 10. >> Part 2. >> Chapter 3. >> Article 4.
All meetings of the board of directors, whether regular or
special, shall be open to the public.
A majority of the board of directors shall constitute a
quorum for the transaction of its business.
The board of directors shall adopt rules to govern its
The acts of the board shall be expressed by motion,
resolution, or ordinance. No ordinance shall be passed by the board
on the day of its introduction, nor within three days thereafter, nor
at any time other than a special, regular, or adjourned regular
meeting. No ordinance, resolution, or motion shall have any validity
or effect unless passed by the affirmative votes of a majority of the
directors. No ordinance shall take effect until the expiration of 30
days following its adoption, except the following which shall take
effect upon adoption: an ordinance relating to an election, or to the
issuance or sale of bonds, or to the levying or collection of taxes,
or the fixing of fares; or an ordinance necessary for the immediate
preservation or protection of the property, interests, or welfare of
the district, which shall contain a specific statement showing its
urgency, and which shall be passed by two-thirds of the total vote of
the directors. All ordinances except those which take effect upon
their adoption shall be subject to referendum in the manner provided
by law for the legislative acts of boards of supervisors of counties.
All ordinances shall be published after passage.
The enacting clause of all ordinances shall be as follows:
"Be it enacted by the Board of Directors of the San Francisco Bay
Area Rapid Transit District:"
All ordinances shall be signed by the president or the vice
president of the board, and attested by the secretary.