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(a) There is hereby established within the City a Plumbers Examining Board which shall consist of five members, two of which shall be City staff members and the remaining three of which shall be citizen members. The City staff members shall consist of one City Department of Public Health employee appointed by the Health Commissioner and one City Utility Services Department employee appointed by the Director of Utility Services. The citizen members shall be comprised of one licensed master plumber holding a valid active license; one licensed journeyman plumber; and one person who shall be a representative of the public. The citizen members shall be appointed by the President of the City Commission with the consent and approval of such Commission and shall serve for terms of three years each. Each member of such Board shall be a citizen of the United States, and each member shall be a resident of the City for not less than one year immediately preceding his appointment. No member, as such, shall receive any compensation.
(b) A majority of the Board shall constitute a quorum for the transaction of business. No decision or determination of the Board shall be effective unless concurred in by a majority of the members thereof.
(c) The Board shall elect from its membership a Chairman, who shall serve for a term of one year. No person may serve as Chairman for more than two consecutive terms.
(d) If any citizen board member is absent from three of any six consecutive regularly scheduled meetings, his or her office shall immediately become vacant. Such member shall have the opportunity to explain his or her absence to the City Commission and may be reappointed by a majority vote of the City Commission to complete the balance of his or her term.