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PUBLIC RESOURCES CODE
SECTION 32633-32638



32633.  There is in the Resources Agency, the San Diego River
Conservancy, which is created for the following purposes:
   (a) To acquire and manage public lands within the San Diego River
area, and to provide recreational opportunities, open space, wildlife
habitat and species restoration and protection, wetland protection
and restoration, protection of historical and cultural resources, and
protection, maintenance and improvements of the quality of the
waters in the San Diego River and its watershed, its tributaries and
historic flumes emanating from the river for all beneficial uses,
lands for educational uses within the area, and natural floodwater
conveyance.
   (b) To provide for the public's enjoyment, and to enhance the
recreational and educational experience and historic interpretation
on public lands in the territory in a manner consistent with the
protection of land and natural resources, as well as economic
resources, in the area.


32634.  (a) The governing board of the conservancy shall consist of
11 voting members and two nonvoting members.
   (b) The voting members of the board shall consist of the
following:
   (1) The Secretary of the Resources Agency, or his or her designee.
   (2) The Director of Finance, or his or her designee.
   (3) The Director of Parks and Recreation, or his or her designee.
   (4) Five members of the public at large, three of whom shall be
appointed by the Governor, one of whom shall be appointed by the
Senate Committee on Rules, and one of whom shall be appointed by the
Speaker of the Assembly.
   (5) The Mayor of San Diego, or his or her designee.
   (6) One member of the City Council of San Diego, elected by a
majority of the membership of the council.
   (7) One member of the Board of Supervisors of the County of San
Diego, whose district includes the preponderance of the San Diego
River watershed.
   (c) The two nonvoting members shall consist of the following:
   (1) The Executive Director of the Wildlife Conservation Board, or
his or her designee.
   (2) A representative selected by the San Diego Regional Water
Quality Control Board.
   (d) Two of the three initial appointments by the Governor pursuant
to paragraph (4) of subdivision (b) shall be for three-year terms
and the third appointment shall be for a two-year term. All
subsequent appointments shall be for four-year terms.
   (e) No person shall continue as a member of the governing board if
that person ceases to hold the office that qualifies that person for
membership. Upon the occurrence of those events, the person's
membership on the governing board shall automatically terminate.



32635.  The members of the conservancy that are not full-time public
employees may be compensated for attendance at regular meetings of
the conservancy at the rate of one hundred dollars ($100) per regular
meeting, not to exceed 12 regular meetings a year. All members of
the conservancy may be reimbursed the actual amount of the reasonable
and necessary expenditures incurred in attending meetings of the
conservancy and carrying out the duties of their office.



32636.  The governing board shall elect from its own members a
chairperson and vice chairperson, whose terms of office shall be two
years, and who may serve more than one term. In the event of a
vacancy, a new chairperson or vice chairperson may be elected by the
governing body before the expiration of the two-year term to fill out
the remainder of that two-year term.



32637.  (a) A majority of the total voting membership of the
governing body shall constitute a quorum for the transaction of the
business of the conservancy. If a quorum is present, a majority vote
of the members present is sufficient to transact the business of the
governing board.



32638.  The governing board shall adopt its own rules and procedures
necessary to conduct its business.


State Codes and Statutes

Statutes > California > Prc > 32633-32638

PUBLIC RESOURCES CODE
SECTION 32633-32638



32633.  There is in the Resources Agency, the San Diego River
Conservancy, which is created for the following purposes:
   (a) To acquire and manage public lands within the San Diego River
area, and to provide recreational opportunities, open space, wildlife
habitat and species restoration and protection, wetland protection
and restoration, protection of historical and cultural resources, and
protection, maintenance and improvements of the quality of the
waters in the San Diego River and its watershed, its tributaries and
historic flumes emanating from the river for all beneficial uses,
lands for educational uses within the area, and natural floodwater
conveyance.
   (b) To provide for the public's enjoyment, and to enhance the
recreational and educational experience and historic interpretation
on public lands in the territory in a manner consistent with the
protection of land and natural resources, as well as economic
resources, in the area.


32634.  (a) The governing board of the conservancy shall consist of
11 voting members and two nonvoting members.
   (b) The voting members of the board shall consist of the
following:
   (1) The Secretary of the Resources Agency, or his or her designee.
   (2) The Director of Finance, or his or her designee.
   (3) The Director of Parks and Recreation, or his or her designee.
   (4) Five members of the public at large, three of whom shall be
appointed by the Governor, one of whom shall be appointed by the
Senate Committee on Rules, and one of whom shall be appointed by the
Speaker of the Assembly.
   (5) The Mayor of San Diego, or his or her designee.
   (6) One member of the City Council of San Diego, elected by a
majority of the membership of the council.
   (7) One member of the Board of Supervisors of the County of San
Diego, whose district includes the preponderance of the San Diego
River watershed.
   (c) The two nonvoting members shall consist of the following:
   (1) The Executive Director of the Wildlife Conservation Board, or
his or her designee.
   (2) A representative selected by the San Diego Regional Water
Quality Control Board.
   (d) Two of the three initial appointments by the Governor pursuant
to paragraph (4) of subdivision (b) shall be for three-year terms
and the third appointment shall be for a two-year term. All
subsequent appointments shall be for four-year terms.
   (e) No person shall continue as a member of the governing board if
that person ceases to hold the office that qualifies that person for
membership. Upon the occurrence of those events, the person's
membership on the governing board shall automatically terminate.



32635.  The members of the conservancy that are not full-time public
employees may be compensated for attendance at regular meetings of
the conservancy at the rate of one hundred dollars ($100) per regular
meeting, not to exceed 12 regular meetings a year. All members of
the conservancy may be reimbursed the actual amount of the reasonable
and necessary expenditures incurred in attending meetings of the
conservancy and carrying out the duties of their office.



32636.  The governing board shall elect from its own members a
chairperson and vice chairperson, whose terms of office shall be two
years, and who may serve more than one term. In the event of a
vacancy, a new chairperson or vice chairperson may be elected by the
governing body before the expiration of the two-year term to fill out
the remainder of that two-year term.



32637.  (a) A majority of the total voting membership of the
governing body shall constitute a quorum for the transaction of the
business of the conservancy. If a quorum is present, a majority vote
of the members present is sufficient to transact the business of the
governing board.



32638.  The governing board shall adopt its own rules and procedures
necessary to conduct its business.



State Codes and Statutes

State Codes and Statutes

Statutes > California > Prc > 32633-32638

PUBLIC RESOURCES CODE
SECTION 32633-32638



32633.  There is in the Resources Agency, the San Diego River
Conservancy, which is created for the following purposes:
   (a) To acquire and manage public lands within the San Diego River
area, and to provide recreational opportunities, open space, wildlife
habitat and species restoration and protection, wetland protection
and restoration, protection of historical and cultural resources, and
protection, maintenance and improvements of the quality of the
waters in the San Diego River and its watershed, its tributaries and
historic flumes emanating from the river for all beneficial uses,
lands for educational uses within the area, and natural floodwater
conveyance.
   (b) To provide for the public's enjoyment, and to enhance the
recreational and educational experience and historic interpretation
on public lands in the territory in a manner consistent with the
protection of land and natural resources, as well as economic
resources, in the area.


32634.  (a) The governing board of the conservancy shall consist of
11 voting members and two nonvoting members.
   (b) The voting members of the board shall consist of the
following:
   (1) The Secretary of the Resources Agency, or his or her designee.
   (2) The Director of Finance, or his or her designee.
   (3) The Director of Parks and Recreation, or his or her designee.
   (4) Five members of the public at large, three of whom shall be
appointed by the Governor, one of whom shall be appointed by the
Senate Committee on Rules, and one of whom shall be appointed by the
Speaker of the Assembly.
   (5) The Mayor of San Diego, or his or her designee.
   (6) One member of the City Council of San Diego, elected by a
majority of the membership of the council.
   (7) One member of the Board of Supervisors of the County of San
Diego, whose district includes the preponderance of the San Diego
River watershed.
   (c) The two nonvoting members shall consist of the following:
   (1) The Executive Director of the Wildlife Conservation Board, or
his or her designee.
   (2) A representative selected by the San Diego Regional Water
Quality Control Board.
   (d) Two of the three initial appointments by the Governor pursuant
to paragraph (4) of subdivision (b) shall be for three-year terms
and the third appointment shall be for a two-year term. All
subsequent appointments shall be for four-year terms.
   (e) No person shall continue as a member of the governing board if
that person ceases to hold the office that qualifies that person for
membership. Upon the occurrence of those events, the person's
membership on the governing board shall automatically terminate.



32635.  The members of the conservancy that are not full-time public
employees may be compensated for attendance at regular meetings of
the conservancy at the rate of one hundred dollars ($100) per regular
meeting, not to exceed 12 regular meetings a year. All members of
the conservancy may be reimbursed the actual amount of the reasonable
and necessary expenditures incurred in attending meetings of the
conservancy and carrying out the duties of their office.



32636.  The governing board shall elect from its own members a
chairperson and vice chairperson, whose terms of office shall be two
years, and who may serve more than one term. In the event of a
vacancy, a new chairperson or vice chairperson may be elected by the
governing body before the expiration of the two-year term to fill out
the remainder of that two-year term.



32637.  (a) A majority of the total voting membership of the
governing body shall constitute a quorum for the transaction of the
business of the conservancy. If a quorum is present, a majority vote
of the members present is sufficient to transact the business of the
governing board.



32638.  The governing board shall adopt its own rules and procedures
necessary to conduct its business.


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