Article 3. Meetings And Legislation of California Public Utilities Code >> Division 10. >> Part 10. >> Chapter 3. >> Article 3.
All meetings of the board shall be conducted in a manner
prescribed by the Ralph M. Brown Act, Chapter 9 (commencing with
Section 54950), Part 1, Division 2, Title 5 of the Government Code.
A majority of the board constitutes a quorum for the
transaction of business.
The board shall establish rules for its proceedings and
board members shall be allowed necessary traveling and personal
expenses incurred in performance of duties authorized by the board.
The acts of the board shall be expressed by motion,
resolution or ordinance. No ordinance shall be passed until a public
hearing has been held on it, which hearing shall be advertised in a
newspaper of general circulation or posted in at least three public
places at least 15 days prior to the hearing. No ordinance shall be
adopted by the board on the day of its introduction, and no
ordinance, resolution or motion shall have any validity or effect
unless passed by the affirmative votes of a majority of the
All ordinances shall be printed after passage, and
maintained in the district's offices.
The enacting clause of all ordinances shall be as follows:
"Be it enacted by the Board of Directors of the Santa Cruz
Metropolitan Transit District:" All ordinances shall be signed by the
chairman of the board or the vice chairman and attested by the