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(A) There is hereby established the Air Quality Management Advisory Board, hereinafter referred to as the Advisory Board. The appointees shall consist of electors, from within the territorial limits of each adjoining contracting political subdivision who are knowledgeable and interested in the field of air pollution control.
(B) Each contracting agency shall have and be entitled to one representative for the first 50,000 inhabitants, or fraction thereof, and an additional representative for each 100,000 inhabitants thereafter.
(C) Delegates representing the City of Barberton shall be appointed by the Mayor of Barberton in accordance with the Charter of the City of Barberton, and all other appointments to the Board from the contracting political subdivisions shall be made in accordance with their prescribed appointment procedures, by the appropriate governmental official or body, used for original appointments to any and all local boards.
(D) Original appointments shall be made for a term of four years.
(E) The Air Quality Administrator or his or her representative shall serve as Chairperson of the Advisory Board.
(F) The Advisory Board may consider and make recommendations concerning rules and regulations, as provided in this chapter, and on other matters relating to the purposes of this chapter which may be submitted to it by the Agency, and make recommendations to the Agency on its own initiative concerning the administration of this chapter. The Advisory Board shall meet at the call of its Chairperson or the Air Quality Administrator, or at the written request of three members.
(G) All meetings of the Advisory Board shall be public and shall be held at such public places as the Board shall select. Regular meetings of the Board shall be at least three times a year.
(H) The Advisory Board shall, in matters relating to air pollution and air pollution control:
(1) Advise and counsel the Administrator of the Division of Air Quality Management and any deputy or employee thereof;
(2) Draft and recommend changes or amendments to the provisions of this chapter so that the city’s standards are consistent with state and federal standards;
(3) Recommend and assist the Agency in making known rules and regulations and ambient air emissions standards consistent with the emission standards contained in this chapter.
(4) Bring to the attention of the Mayor and City Council such matters as it deems relevant; and
(5) Perform such other duties and advisory functions, not inconsistent with the provisions of this chapter, as might be prescribed by the Mayor, City Council or the Director of Health.
(Ord. 103-1993, passed 12-20-1993)