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(a) There is hereby established a Lead-Safe Advisory Board to consist of seven (7) members: six (6) members appointed by the Mayor with approval of Council and one (1) member appointed by Council who shall be a member of Council. Of the members, at least two (2) shall be representatives from the Lead Safe Cleveland Coalition or similar organization, at least one (1) shall be a current owner of residential rental property located in the City, one (1) shall be the Lead-Safe Auditor, and one (1) shall be a current member of the Cleveland Area Board of Realtors or similar organization of realtors. Of the original appointments, three (3) shall be appointed for terms of two (2) years and four (4) shall be appointed for terms of three (3) years. Thereafter, the terms shall be four (4) years. None of the members shall be current employees of the City. The Lead-Safe Advisory Board shall meet as often as a majority of its members deems necessary, but at least quarterly in each calendar year. The Board shall establish its own rules and regulations.
(b) The responsibilities of the Lead-Safe Advisory Board shall be as follows: to provide recommendations for improvements to the City's lead-safe policies and procedures; to report, on a quarterly basis, progress and status of the City's Lead-Safe Certification requirement and other lead poisoning prevention related efforts to the Council, the Directors of Building and Housing, Public Health and Community Development, and the Lead Safe Cleveland Coalition or similar organization; to cause an appropriate outside entity or entities to produce impact analyses of the Lead Safe Certification program; to review such impact analyses and report same to the Council, the Directors of Building and Housing, Public Health and Community Development, and the Lead Safe Cleveland Coalition or similar organization.
(Ord. No. 747-2019. Passed 7-24-19, eff. 7-26-19)