Chapter 2.28


2.28.010    Museum.

2.28.015    Board.

2.28.020    Museum board of trustees.

2.28.030    Board – Duties.

2.28.040    Board – Meetings.

2.28.050    Board – Officers.

2.28.060    Entry fee.

*    Prior ordinance history: Ord. 301.

2.28.010 Museum.

The city’s public museum of natural and historical objects shall be administered as set forth in this chapter. (Ord. 735 (part), 1992)

2.28.015 Board.

The museum board of the city shall hereafter be established as set forth in this chapter. (Ord. 735 (part), 1992)

2.28.020 Museum board of trustees.

A. The museum board of trustees shall consist of seven members.

B. Members of the museum board of trustees shall be appointed by the mayor, subject to the approval of three city council members including the mayor.

C. Term of Office. Members of the museum board of trustees shall serve three-year terms. The terms of the museum board of trustees shall be staggered with three members serving a coextensive term and the other four members serving another coextensive term. Terms shall expire on the second Thursday of June in the year of term expiration.

D. Members of the museum board of trustees shall serve at the pleasure of the city council, and therefore may be removed from office, without cause, and at any time, by the affirmative vote of three city council members. Where a vacancy arises in the board membership prior to a term expiration, the mayor may appoint a person to fill that vacancy for the remainder of the unexpired term in accordance with this section.

E. The city council may, by resolution, establish a recruitment process for individuals who may wish to apply for appointment to the museum board of trustees. (Ord. 836 § 2, 2002)

2.28.030 Board – Duties.

The duties of the board are:

A. To advise the city council and the city manager on the following and related items: financial affairs of the museum; general museum administration; formulation of long term museum plans; formulation of written policies for acquisition by the city of museum objects; and steps that can be taken to bring about a better understanding and appreciation by the Capitola community of its history, architecture, culture, technology, and its creative and natural environment through the promotion of the city’s museum and allied projects;

B. To establish the ethical standards of the Capitola Historical Museum for collecting;

C. To monitor museum finances;

D. To serve as trustees of any trust formed to receive and disburse funds collected solely for museum purposes;

E. To prepare reports, if any, which are appropriate under Government Code Section 37557;

F. To accept donations of museum objects and receive museum objects on loan;

G. To recruit and supervise volunteers. (Ord. 735 (part), 1992)

2.28.040 Board – Meetings.

The board of trustees shall meet in accord with the Brown Act and the board’s bylaws. (Ord. 735 (part), 1992)

2.28.050 Board – Officers.

The board shall elect a president, vice-president, secretary and treasurer. Officers shall serve one year and until successors are elected. In the absence of the president, the vice-president shall act as president pro tem. (Ord. 735 (part), 1992)

2.28.060 Entry fee.

Subject to the rules and regulations of the board, the museum shall be free to the inhabitants and nonresident taxpayers of the city. (Ord. 735 (part), 1992)