Except as otherwise provided by this Charter, any member of any board or commission of the Municipality may be removed from office for gross misconduct or malfeasance or nonfeasance in or disqualification for office or absence without justifiable excuse from three (3) consecutive meetings, or upon conviction while in office of a felony or other crime involving moral turpitude, or for violation of the oath of office, upon the concurrence of five (5) or more members of Council after public hearing upon the charge or charges brought; provided, however, that the accused member shall have been notified in writing of the charge or charges at least fifteen (15) days in advance of such public hearing; and provided, further, that the accused or counsel for the accused shall have been given an opportunity to be heard, present evidence and examine witnesses appearing in support of such charge or charges.
(Amended 11-2-10)