Section 11-46 Created; composition; compensation; terms; vacancies.


     (a)     There shall be an eleven (11)  member board of health which shall be composed of at least one  physician, one veterinarian, one nurse, one dentist, and one health care worker.    The remaining members shall have an interest in public health.  Seven (7) members shall be appointed by the city council.   Four (4)  members shall be appointed by the county commission. All members shall serve without compensation for a term of three (3) years and until their successors are appointed and qualified.

    (b)   The chair of the board is authorized to excuse any member from attendance at a board meeting; provided, that the member requested to be excused before the meeting.  Any member who is absent, without being excused, from twenty-five (25) percent of the regular board meetings held in a calendar year shall automatically forfeit the office.  Any member who is absent, without being excused, from three consecutive regular meetings shall automatically forfeit the office.   It shall be the duty of the chair of the board to promptly notify the city council or the county commission  of the vacancy.

(Code 1964, § 10.030(A), (C); Ord. No. 9991, § 1, 11-7-83; Ord. No. 17658, § 1, 4-21-03; Ord. No. 19742, § 1, 11-19-07)


(Ord. 19742, Amended, 11/19/2007, Prior Text; Ord. 17658, Amended, 04/21/2003, Prior Text)