Under existing law, a public transit authority has been incorporated as a public corporation to operate a transit authority in a county having not less than 600,000 in population when incorporated. The board of directors is composed of nine directors. One director is elected by governing body of the authorizing county; five directors are elected by the governing body of the principal municipality in the county; and three directors are elected by the largest participating municipalities in the transit system in the county
This bill would provide for the election of three additional directors. Two of the directors would be residents of the authorizing county and regular riders on the transit system, one of whom would be elected by the Alabama House of Representatives members representing the authorizing county and one of whom would be elected by the Alabama Senate members representing the authorizing county. The third additional director would be a full-time employee of the transit system elected by the executive committee of labor union representing the employees of the transit system
Relating to public transit authorities incorporated in counties having a population of not less than 600,000 when incorporated; to amend Section 11-32-6 of the Code of Alabama 1975, to increase the membership of the board of directors.
|February 23, 2021||H||Read for the first time and referred to the House of Representatives committee on Jefferson County Legislation|
|Bill Text||HB434 Alabama 2021 Session - Introduced|