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   (A)   There shall be a Personnel Board composed of five members. Two members shall be appointed by the Mayor; they shall have significant management or personnel experience. Two members shall be selected by the employees by election and then appointed by the Mayor. The remaining member shall be selected by the other four members. All board members shall be persons who have resided in the city for a period of at least one year and shall not be elected public officials. All selections shall be subject to the advice and consent of the City Council. Board members shall serve two- year terms which expire September 1.
   (B)   When a vacancy occurs among members selected by the employees, an election by the employees of the city shall be held. Only persons who have received the signatures of at least 20 employees on a nominating petition(s) shall be eligible to be placed on the ballot in the election. When there is one vacancy to be filled, the person who receives the most votes in the employee election shall be appointed by the Mayor to fill the vacancy; where there are two vacancies to be filled, the two candidates with the most votes shall be appointed by the Mayor to fill the vacancies. In the event of a tie the Mayor shall appoint the appropriate member out of the candidates with the most votes. All appointments shall be sent to the Council for advice and consent. If a member appointed by the Mayor pursuant to an employee election is not approved by Council, the Mayor shall appoint the person who had a tie vote with the first appointee; if there was not such a tie, a new election shall be held, and the person with the most votes and who was not previously rejected by the Council shall be appointed by the Mayor and submitted to the Council.
   (C)   Except as provided in this article, the qualifications, appointments, and conduct of the members of the Board and the organizational structure of the Board shall be governed by §§ 2-6-1-1 et seq.
('74 Code, § 2-9-4) (Ord. 52-1978; Am. Ord. 6-1987; Am. Ord. 29-1998; Am. Ord. 7-2010)