Unless the context requires otherwise, as used in this division, the following terms shall have the following meanings:

(a) “At large” means the election of members of the board of directors all of whom are elected by the voters of the entire district.

Terms Used In California Government Code 61002

  • Arrest: Taking physical custody of a person by lawful authority.
  • Board of directors: means the board of directors of a district that establishes policies for the operation of the district. See California Government Code 61002
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • County: includes city and county. See California Government Code 19
  • District: means a community services district created pursuant to this division or any of its statutory predecessors. See California Government Code 61002
  • Presiding officer: A majority-party Senator who presides over the Senate and is charged with maintaining order and decorum, recognizing Members to speak, and interpreting the Senate's rules, practices and precedents.
  • Secretary: means the secretary of the board of directors. See California Government Code 61002
  • Subdivision: means a subdivision of the section in which the term occurs unless some other section is expressly mentioned. See California Government Code 10
  • Voter: means a voter as defined by Section 359 of the Elections Code. See California Government Code 61002
  • Zone: means a zone formed pursuant to Chapter 5 (commencing with Section 61140) of Part 3. See California Government Code 61002

(b) “Board of directors” means the board of directors of a district that establishes policies for the operation of the district.

(c) “By divisions” means the election of members of the board of directors who are residents of the division from which they are elected only by voters of the division.

(d) “District” means a community services district created pursuant to this division or any of its statutory predecessors.

(e) “From divisions” means the election of members of the board of directors who are residents of the division from which they are elected by the voters of the entire district.

(f) “General manager” means the highest level management appointee who is directly responsible to the board of directors for the implementation of the policies established by the board of directors.

(g) “Graffiti abatement” means the power to prevent graffiti on public or private property, receive reports of graffiti on public or private property, provide rewards not to exceed one thousand dollars ($1,000) for information leading to the arrest and conviction of persons who apply graffiti on public or private property, abate graffiti as a public nuisance pursuant to Section 731 of the Code of Civil Procedure, remove graffiti from public or private property, and use the services of persons ordered by a court to remove graffiti.

(h) “Latent power” means those services and facilities authorized by Part 3 (commencing with Section 61100) that the local agency formation commission has determined, pursuant to subdivision (i) of Section 56425, that a district did not provide prior to January 1, 2006.

(i) “President” or “chair” means the presiding officer of the board of directors.

(j) “Principal county” means the county having all or the greatest portion of the entire assessed valuation, as shown on the last equalized assessment roll of the county or counties, of all taxable property in the district.

(k) “Secretary” means the secretary of the board of directors.

(l) “Voter” means a voter as defined by Section 359 of the Elections Code.

(m) “Zone” means a zone formed pursuant to Chapter 5 (commencing with Section 61140) of Part 3.

(Amended by Stats. 2009, Ch. 332, Sec. 70. (SB 113) Effective January 1, 2010.)