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(A) The parties shall appoint members and alternate members to serve on the Joint Board by their respective executive authority with approval of their respective legislative body. The Joint Board shall consist of three (3) members and two (2) alternate members.
(B) Initial appointments to the Joint Board shall be as follows:
(1) The City of Union shall appoint one member for a term of one (1) year, one member for a term of two years, and one alternate member for a term of three years;
(2) The City of Walton shall appoint one member for a term of one year and one alternate member for a term of two years.
(C) All subsequent appointments shall be made for a term of three (3) years. Vacancies shall be filled, and members may be removed, in accordance with KRS 65.8811.
(D) Members and alternate members shall meet all the qualifications and be subject to all the requirements of KRS 65.8801 to KRS 65.8840. Members serving on the Joint Board shall have resided within the boundaries of the Party they represent for a period of at least one (1) year prior to the date of the member’s appointment, and shall reside therein throughout their term in office.
(E) Members and alternate members shall be compensated at the rate of fifty dollars ($50.00) per duly-constituted meeting they attend as a participating member and shall be reimbursed for expenses as approved by the Joint Board.
(F) All members of the Joint Board shall, before entering upon the duties of their office, take the oath of office prescribed by Section 228 of the Kentucky Constitution.
(G) No member of the Joint Board shall hold any elected or appointed office, paid or unpaid, or any position of employment with the local government that he or she represents.
(H) Members of the Joint Board are encouraged to obtain training on topics pertinent to code enforcement.
(I) All hearing officers, including members of the Joint Board who serve as hearing officers, must obtain training related to the conduct of administrative hearings in accordance with KRS 13B.080. Training hours shall comply with the requirements set forth in 40 KAR 5:010.
(Ord. 2017-17, passed 12-12-17)