(a)   The Board of Zoning and Building Appeals, chairman or acting chairman may administer oaths and the Board may compel the attendance of witnesses in all matters coming within the purview of the Board.
   (b)   The Board shall keep minutes of its proceedings showing the vote of each member upon each question, or if absent or failing to vote, indicating such fact, and shall keep records of its examinations and other official actions all of which shall be immediately filed in the office of the Building Inspector and shall be a public record.
(1978 Code Secs. 1270.05, 1270.07)