The district shall be governed by a port commission, which consists of five members. Two commissioners shall be appointed by the board of supervisors of the county in which is located the largest proportion in value of the lands within the district. Two commissioners shall be appointed by the governing body of the municipal corporation, having the largest proportion in value of lands within the district. One commissioner shall be appointed by joint action of the boards of supervisors of any other counties located in the district.
(a) Notwithstanding Section 6830, the Sacramento-Yolo Port Commission shall be composed of five members selected and appointed as follows:
(1) Four commissioners shall be appointed by the City Council of the City of West Sacramento, which commissioners may be members of the city council, and notwithstanding Section 6835, shall be residents of the City of West Sacramento. The appointments shall be made in the manner set by law for appointments by the City of West Sacramento.
(2) One commissioner shall be appointed by the Board of Supervisors of Yolo County, which commissioner may be a member of the board of supervisors and, notwithstanding Section 6835, shall be a resident of the City of West Sacramento. The appointment shall be made in the manner set by law for appointments by the County of Yolo.
(b) The term of the members appointed pursuant to subdivision (a) shall be four years from the date of appointment. Commission members shall serve at the pleasure of the appointing authority and the appointing authority may replace a member prior to the end of the term in the manner set by law for appointments by the appointing authority.
The boundaries of the Sacramento-Yolo Port District are hereby established to coincide with the first supervisorial district of the County of Yolo, as of October 1, 2005. The boundaries also shall include all property owned by the Sacramento-Yolo Port District in Solano County that was incorporated into the district by the Sacramento County Local Agency Formation Commission on May 29, 1992.
(a) The mayor of the municipality in which is located the largest proportion in value of the land within the district, or any chairperson of any of the boards of supervisors of the counties in which the district is located, may call meetings of the board of election.
(b) This section does not apply to the Sacramento-Yolo Port District.
Each commissioner shall, within ten days of his appointment and before entering upon the discharge of the duties of his office, take and subscribe to an oath or affirmation before an officer authorized by law to administer oaths, that he will support the Constitution of the United States and the Constitution of the State of California, and will faithfully discharge the duties of his office according to the best of his ability. The oath or affirmation shall be filed in the office of the district.
A vacancy on the board shall be filled by the body which appointed the member whose office is vacated, and the newly appointed member shall hold his office for the unexpired term.
A person shall not be appointed a member of the board who is not, at the time of his appointment, a taxpayer within the district and who has not resided within the district for at least one year.
Notwithstanding any other provision of law, a person shall not be ineligible for appointment to the board because he or she is an elected official or employee of an appointing authority to the board. The appointment of a person to the office of the board shall not be deemed incompatible with being an elected official or employee of an appointing authority to the board, and shall not prevent an elected official or employee so appointed from acting on a proposal before the board affecting the appointing authority. Any regulation providing for the disqualification of a person for that reason is null and void.
The members of the board shall serve without salary or compensation, but are entitled to necessary traveling expenses incurred in the performance of their duties.
The term of office of each member of the board is four years from the time of his appointment, except that the first appointed chairman holds office for two years, and the remaining members shall classify themselves by lot, so that they hold office respectively for one, two, three, and four years.
The chairman is the presiding officer.
The first meeting of the board shall be held within ten days of the appointment of the chairman. The board shall make its own rules of procedure and determine the place and time of its meeting.
The board shall select one of its members as chairperson and select one of its members as vice chairperson, who shall preside in the absence of the chairperson, and it may provide for and select the officers it deems necessary to conduct the affairs of the district.
A corporation may be selected as treasurer or the board may provide that the duties of the treasurer shall be performed by the county treasurer of the county in which the district or the greater portion is located.
The fiscal year of a district shall begin on the first day of July of each year and shall end on the thirtieth day of June of the following year.
The board shall annually file a report of the affairs and financial condition of the district for the preceding year with the governing body of every county or city, all or part of which is included in the district. This report shall show the sources of all receipts and the purposes of all disbursements.