Sec. 3.08  REMOVAL
   Council may remove a Member of Council for gross misconduct; or malfeasance, misfeasance or nonfeasance in or disqualification for office; or for the conviction while in office of a crime involving moral turpitude; or for a violation of his oath of office; or a Council Member who is absent, without being excused by a majority of the other Members of Council, from four (4) consecutive regular meetings of Council. Such removal shall not take place without the affirmative vote of a majority of the other Members of Council and the Member of Council shall have been notified, in writing, of the charge against the Council Member at least fifteen (15) days in advance of a public hearing upon such charge, and the Council Member or his counsel shall have been given an opportunity at such hearing to be heard, present evidence and examine any witness appearing in support of the charge. In case of removal from office, the person so removed may appeal such removal to the Court of Common Pleas of Hamilton County. Such appeal shall be taken within ten (10) days, and if so taken will stay any removal until final determination by the court. The person removed shall not be reappointed to the vacancy.