§ 2-186. Creation; composition; appointment of members.  

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  • (a)

    There is created and established a parks advisory board which shall consist of seven members who shall be selected as provided in section 6.6 of the City Charter. Each member shall be a resident of the city; provided, however, that up to three members may reside outside the city limits, within Anderson County, where the mayor, with approval of the city council, determines it is in the best interest of the city to appoint a nonresident. Members of the board shall serve without compensation but may be reimbursed for expenses if approved in advance by the city manager.


    The members of the board shall be identified by place numbers (1) through (7). All members shall serve two-year terms. The terms for places (1), (2), (3), and (4) shall end on September 30, of odd-numbered years, and the terms for places (5), (6), and (7) shall end on September 30 of even-numbered years. Members shall continue to act after the end of his or her term until a successor is appointed and confirmed.


    A member of the board shall be eligible for reappointment; provided, however, that a member may not be appointed for more than two consecutive terms unless approved by a majority vote of the city council.


    A member of the board may be removed from his position at any time by the mayor, subject to the approval of the city council.


    The director of public works shall serve as ex officio (non-voting) secretary to the board and shall keep minutes, books, files and other duties as are incidental to the office.

(Ord. No. O-19-05, § 1, 7-18-2005; Ord. No. O-25-18, § VII, 7-23-2018 )