Article 4. Meetings And Legislation of California Public Utilities Code >> Division 10. >> Part 3. >> Chapter 3. >> Article 4.
All meetings of the board of directors shall be conducted
pursuant to the Ralph M. Brown Act, Chapter 9 (commencing with
Section 54950) of Part 1, Division 2, Title 5 of the Government Code.
The affirmative votes of a majority of the members of the
board shall be necessary and, except as otherwise provided in this
part, shall be sufficient to carry any order, resolution, or
ordinance coming before the board of directors.
The board shall adopt rules for the general conduct of its
proceedings including, without limitation, penalties for unexcused
absence from meetings.
(a) 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 five days thereafter, nor
at any time other than a regular or adjourned regular meeting. No
ordinance shall take effect until the expiration of 30 days following
its adoption, unless otherwise provided in this part.
(b) The following ordinances shall take effect upon adoption:
(1) 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.
(2) 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, passed
by two-thirds of the votes of all of the members of the board.
(c) All ordinances except those which take effect upon their
adoption shall be subject to referendum as provided in Section 30741.
The enacting clause of all ordinances shall be as follows:
"Be it ordained by the Board of Directors of the Southern California
Rapid Transit District:"
All ordinances shall be signed by the president or the vice
president of the board and attested by the secretary. All ordinances
shall be published once within 15 days after passage in a newspaper
of general circulation printed and published in the district.