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(a) Appointment of Members. The Board of Appeals shall consist of not less than five members, appointed by Council for a period of three years, except as noted, to serve without pay. All persons serving on this Board shall be residents of the Village. The members shall serve until their successors have been duly appointed. Members serving because of their membership on the Planning Commission or the legislative body shall have their terms limited to the time they are serving on those bodies.
(b) Alternate Members. The Village Council may appoint not more than two alternate members for the same term as regular members of the Board of Appeals. The alternate members may be called on a rotating basis to sit as regular members of the Board in the absence of a regular member. An alternate member may also be called to serve in the place of a regular member for the purpose of reaching a decision on a case in which the regular member has abstained for reasons of conflict of interest. The alternate member, having been appointed, shall serve in the case until a final decision has been made. The alternate member shall have the same voting rights as a regular member of the Board of Appeals.
(c) Removal from Office. Members of the Board shall be removable by Council for nonfeasance, malfeasance and misfeasance in office upon written charges and after a public hearing.
(Ord. 2001-9. Passed 12-10-01; Ord. 2009-5. Passed 11-9-09.)