Trustee Appointment and Roles as provided in the Orange County Mosquito and Vector Control District Operations Code
Chapter 3.01 – Appointment – Term
3.01.010. Appointment of Board. Trustees shall be appointed by the City Council of each member city, or by the Board of Supervisors with respect to the County Trustee, in accordance with Health & Safety Code section 2022.
3.01.020. Qualifications. Each Trustee appointed by a city council shall be a voter in that city in accordance with Health & Safety Code section 2022. Persons appointed shall have experience, training and education in fields that will assist in the governance of the District as provided in Health & Safety Code section 2022.
3.01.030. No incompatibility. As declared by Health and Safety Code section 2022, a member of a city council shall not be deemed to hold an incompatible office by virtue of his service as a trustee.
3.01.040. General public is a Trustee’s constituency. As mandated by Health and Safety Code section 2022, all trustees shall exercise their independent judgment on behalf of the interests of the residents, property owners, and the public as a whole in furthering the purposes and intent of this chapter. The trustees shall represent the interests of the public as a whole and not solely the interests of the board of supervisors or the city council that appointed them.
3.01.050. Term. Terms of office shall be two or four years at the discretion of the appointing authority and shall commence at noon on the first Monday in January in accordance with Health & Safety Code section 2024(a).
3.01.060. Vacancies. Vacancies shall be filled in accordance with Health and Safety Code section 2024 and Government Code section 1779.