(A)   Pursuant to the provisions set forth and established by KRS Chapter 80, there is hereby created and established within the city the Housing Authority of Ashland. The Authority shall consist of five members composed of the Mayor of the city, acting ex officio, and four members appointed by the Mayor subject to the approval of the Board of Commissioners. The Authority shall be and constitute a body corporate under the name of the Housing Authority of Ashland with power to contract and be contracted with, sue or be sued, and to adopt a seal and alter it at will. The Authority shall be clothed with all the powers and shall perform all the duties imposed upon it by KRS Chapter 80, and the various and several subsections thereof.
   (B)   Each appointee to the Authority shall be at least 25 years of age and a bona fide resident of the City of Ashland for at least one year preceding his or her appointment. Members shall be a paid or unpaid officer or employee of the City of Ashland. No more than two appointees shall be affiliated with the same political party. Each appointee shall serve for a period of four years and until his or her successor is appointed and qualified.
(‘83 Code, § 34.14) (Ord. 29-1963, passed 5-27-63; Am. Res. 4-70, passed 6-9-70)