§ 34.43  APPOINTMENT OF MEMBERS; TERM OF OFFICE; REMOVAL FROM OFFICE; OATH; COMPENSATION.
   (A)   Members of the Code Enforcement Board shall be appointed by the executive authority of the city, subject to the approval of the legislative body.
   (B)   The initial appointment to the Code Enforcement Board shall be as follows:
      (1)   One (1) member of the Board shall be appointed for a term of one (1) year;
      (2)   One (1) member of the Board shall be appointed for a term of two (2) years; and
      (3)   One (1) member of the Board shall be appointed for a term of three (3) years.
   (C)   All subsequent appointments shall be for a term of three (3) years. A member may be reappointed, subject to the approval of the legislative body.
   (D)   The executive authority may appoint, subject to. the approval of the legislative body, up to two (2) alternate members to serve on the Code Enforcement Board in the absence of regular members. Alternate members shall meet all of the qualifications and shall be subject to all of the requirements that apply to regular members of the Code Enforcement Board.
   (E)   Any vacancy on the Board shall be filled by the executive authority, subject to approval of the legislative body, within sixty (60) days of the vacancy. If the vacancy is not filled within that time period, the remaining Code Enforcement Board members shall fill the vacancy. A vacancy shall be filled for the remainder of the unexpired term.
   (F)   A Board member may be removed from office by the executive authority for misconduct, inefficiency, or willful neglect of duty. The executive authority shall submit a written statement to the member and the legislative body setting forth the reasons for removal. The member so removed shall have the right of appeal to the Circuit Court.
   (G)   All members of the Code Enforcement Board shall, before entering upon the duties of their office, take the oath of office prescribed by Section 228 of the Kentucky Constitution.
   (H)   Members of the Code Enforcement Board shall be reimbursed for actual expenses and compensated in the amount of fifty dollars ($50.00) per meeting attended.
   (I)   No member of the Code Enforcement Board shall hold any elected or nonelected office, paid or unpaid, or any position of employment with the city.
   (J)   All members of the Code Enforcement Board are encouraged to obtain training on topics pertinent to code enforcement.
(Ord. 2016-10, passed 12-12-16)