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(a) There is hereby established a Board for Recreation, Arts and Cultural Activities. The Board shall consist of five members, residents of the city, who are appointed by City Council. One Board member shall be a representative of the Board of Education of the Xenia Community Schools who is a resident of the city and whose membership is nominated by the Board of Education. In addition to the five Board members, the President of City Council shall recommend, and the City Council shall appoint, a member of City Council to be the Chairperson of the Board. In addition to the five Board members and the City Council Chairperson of the Board, the City Council may appoint ex-officio, non-voting members of the Board, one of whom may be a student at Xenia High School, to advise the Board. All voting members of the Board shall be appointed for four-year terms. The City Council Chairperson of the Board and the ex-officio members of the Board shall be appointed for one-year terms. The City Council Chairperson of the Board shall have no voting power except in case of a tie vote.
(b) The Board shall hold such meetings as it may require to conduct its business. The Chairperson of the Board shall preside over the meetings of the Board and shall establish an agenda for the Board meetings. Three voting members of the Board shall constitute a quorum for conducting business. A majority vote of the total membership is required to approve or disapprove any matter coming before the Board. A Vice-Chairperson of the Board shall be elected by a majority vote of its members at the first regularly scheduled meeting in January of each year. During the absence of the City Council Chairperson, the Vice-Chairperson shall fulfill the duties of the Chairperson of the Board.
(Ord. 99-26, passed 7-8-1999)