(a) The authority shall be governed by a board of seven members composed of the following:
(1) Four representatives of the Trustees of the California State University, as may be designated by the Chancellor of the California State University. The chancellor may designate two additional representatives to serve as alternate members of the authority.
(2) Three representatives from the County of Ventura as follows:
(A) Two representing the County of Ventura appointed by the Ventura County Board of Supervisors from its own membership. The board of supervisors shall appoint a third supervisor who shall serve as an alternate member of the authority.
(B) One representing the cities of Ventura County, who shall be a city officer appointed by the city selection committee. The city selection committee shall appoint a second city officer who shall serve as an alternate member of the authority.
(3) An alternate member may serve and vote in place of the regular member of the authority who is absent or who disqualifies herself or himself from participating in any matter at a meeting of the authority. If the office of a regular trustee member, regular county member, or regular city member becomes vacant, the respective alternate trustee member, county member, or city member may serve and vote until the appointment and qualification of a regular trustee member, county member, or city member to fill the vacancy.
(b) Upon the first appointment of its members, and thereafter on or after July 1 of each year, or other date each year as the authority may specify from time to time, the authority shall elect from its members a chairperson and a vice chairperson, who shall hold office until the following July 1, or other date each year as the authority may specify from time to time, and shall continue to serve until their successors have been elected. If the chairperson is a member designated pursuant to paragraph (1) of subdivision (a), the vice chairperson shall be a member designated pursuant to subparagraph (A) or (B) of paragraph (2) of subdivision (a). If the chairperson is a member designated pursuant to subparagraph (A) or (B) of paragraph (2) of subdivision (a), the vice chairperson shall be a member designated pursuant to paragraph (1) of subdivision (a).
(c) The authority may delegate to contracting officers of the county or the trustees the power to enter into contracts on behalf of the authority.
(d) The authority may delegate by resolution to one or more of its members or an officer of the trustees or county any powers and duties as it may deem proper.
(e) The members shall serve without compensation but may receive expense reimbursement pursuant to the procedures of their appointing bodies.
(f) Four members of the authority shall constitute a quorum. The affirmative vote of a majority of a quorum shall be necessary for any action taken by the authority. A vacancy in the membership of the authority shall not impair the right of a quorum to exercise all the rights and perform all the duties of the authority. Each meeting of the authority shall be open to the public and shall be held in accordance with Article 9 (commencing with Section 11120) of Chapter 1 of Part 1 of Division 3 of Title 2. Resolutions of the authority need not be published or posted.
(Added by Stats. 1998, Ch. 861, Sec. 1. Effective January 1, 1999. Conditionally operative as prescribed by Stats. 1998, Ch. 861, Sec. 5.)
Last modified: October 8, 2018