The personnel program established by this part shall be administered by the board. The board shall consist of five members who are residents of the city and who shall be appointed by the governing body. No member of the board shall be employed by or be an official of the city, nor hold any elective public office. The composition of the board shall be designated as Place No. 1, Place No. 2, Place No. 3, Place No. 4, and Place No. 5. The person appointed as a member of the board in Place No. 1 shall serve a term of two years; the person so appointed for Place No. 2 shall serve a term of four years; the person appointed for Place No. 3 shall serve a term of six years. The initial person appointed as a member of the board in Place No. 4 shall serve a term of four years; and the person appointed for Place No. 5 shall serve a term of six years. Thereafter each term shall be for a period of six years. Vacancies occurring during a term shall be filled for the balance of the term by governing bodies. Members of the board shall receive compensation each month for their services on the board in an amount to be set by the city council. Members shall be entitled to receive their reasonable and necessary expenses incurred in the performance of board business and all such compensation and expenses shall be paid out of the general fund of the city. The board shall elect from its own members a chair, a vice chair, and a secretary-treasurer. The board shall meet as often as necessary to carry out the purpose of this part, but shall meet at least once each quarter, however, the governing body shall have the right to control the appropriations to the board and to regulate the expenses of the board as it deems necessary. A majority of the members of the board shall be necessary to constitute a quorum for the transaction of business and no action shall be taken without the affirmative vote of a majority of the quorum present at a meeting. The board, with the approval of the governing body shall have the right to engage such full- or part-time personnel as shall be necessary to carry out this part.
Last modified: May 3, 2021