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(A) The Planning Board shall consist of 1 ex officio member who shall be the member of the Town Council in charge of planning, 4 members who shall be citizens living within the corporate limits of the Town of Kenly, 1 member who shall be a resident of Johnston County living within the area of Kenly's extraterritorial jurisdiction, and 1 member who shall be a resident of Wilson County living within the area of Kenly's extraterritorial jurisdiction, for a total of 7 members.
(B) The 4 non-ex officio members residing within the Town of Kenly shall be appointed by the Town Council. The member residing in Johnston County within the extraterritorial jurisdiction of the Town of Kenly shall be appointed by the Board of County Commissioners of Johnston County, upon receipt of a resolution from the Town Council requesting that the appointments be made. The member residing in Wilson County within the extraterritorial jurisdiction of the Town of Kenly shall be appointed by the Board of Commissioners of Wilson County, upon receipt of a resolution from the Town Council requesting that the appointment be made. In the event that the appropriate Board of County Commissioners fails to make the appointments requested within 90 days of receipt of the resolution, the Town Council shall make the appointments.
(C) The initial appointments shall be made according to the following terms.
(1) In-town members.
(a) One member for 1 year;
(b) One member for 2 years; and
(c) Two members for 3 years.
(2) Extraterritorial members.
(a) One member from Johnston County for 1 year; and
(b) One member from Wilson County for 1 year.
(D) Their successors shall be appointed for terms of 3 years. Terms shall expire on the thirtieth day of June. Members shall serve until the expiration of their terms or until their successors are appointed, whichever is later.
(E) Vacancies occurring for reasons other than the expiration of terms shall be filled for the period of the unexpired term by the legislative body responsible for the original appointment.
(F) Faithful attendance at the meetings of the Planning Board is considered a prerequisite for the maintenance of membership on the Board. Unexcused absence from 3 consecutive meetings shall be deemed adequate reason for termination of membership on the Planning Board by the Town Council.
(Ord. 63, passed 5-13-1980)