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(A) Plan Commission established. There is established a City Plan Commission in order to promote the orderly development of the city.
(1998 Code, § 2-70)
(B) Plan Commission memberships. The Plan Commission shall consist of the following members:
(1) The Common Council shall appoint one member from its membership.
(2) The Park Board shall appoint one member from its membership.
(3) One member or designated representative appointed by the City Board of Public Works.
(4) One member shall consist of the City Civil Engineer or qualified assistant appointed by the City Civil Engineer.
(5) The Plan Commission shall include five citizen members; at least no more than three may be of the same political party, which are to be appointed by the Mayor.
(6) Two members shall be appointed from the unincorporated area, over which the Ligonier Plan Commission exercises jurisdiction, by the Noble County Commissioners. The members shall be residences of the unincorporated area or the county and must also be owners of real property located in whole or part within the unincorporated area and not be of the same political party. In addition, at least one of the members shall be a resident of the unincorporated area.
(1998 Code, § 2-71)
(C) Terms of members. The term of office of the Plan Commission members shall initially be as follows:
(1) For the members appointed from the unincorporated area, one member shall be appointed for a term of one year and the other for a term of four years. Thereafter each appointment is for a term of four years.
(2) The term of office of a member who is appointed from the membership of the Council, Board of Works, or the Park Board, is coextensive with member’s term of office on that Council or Board, unless that Board or the Council appoints, at its first regular meeting in any year, another to serve as its representative.
(3) The citizen members shall initially be appointed for the following terms of office:
(a) One member for a term of two years;
(b) Two members for a term of three years; and
(c) Two members for a term of four years.
(4) After their initial term, citizen members shall serve for a term of four years.
(1998 Code, § 2-72) (Ord. 830-2013, passed 3-25-2013)
Establishment and membership of the Commission, see I.C. 36-7-4-200