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(A) There is hereby created, pursuant to Tex. Health and Safety Code, § 823.005, an Animal Shelter Advisory Committee.
(B) The purpose of the Committee shall be to assist animal shelters located in the city with compliance with Tex. Health and Safety Code, Ch. 823.
(C) The Committee shall consist of at least four members, who shall be appointed by a majority vote of the City Council. Committee members shall serve two-year staggered terms.
(D) The composition of the Committee shall include at least one licensed veterinarian, at least one municipal official, at least one person whose duties include the daily operation of an animal shelter, and at least one representative from an animal welfare organization. The same person shall not be appointed to fulfill more than one of these requirements.
(E) Members of the Committee shall be subject to removal at any time by a majority vote of the City Council. Any vacancy in the membership of the Committee shall be filled by the City Council for the unexpired term of the member whose place has, by removal or otherwise, become vacant.
(F) The Committee shall meet a minimum of three times per calendar year.
(G) A quorum of the Committee shall consist of a majority of the members, excluding any vacancies. The presence of a quorum of the Committee shall be required prior to a meeting being called to order.
(H) Approval of any item before the Committee shall require a majority vote of those in attendance.
(Ord. O-12-742, passed 11-5-2012)