Prior to the adoption of Ord. 19742 on 11/19/2007, Section 11-46 read as follows.


     (a)     There shall be a nine (9) an eleven (11)  member board of health which shall be composed of two (2) at least one  physicians, a one veterinarian, a one nurse, a one dentist, and one health care worker and two (2) lay persons, .    The remaining members shall have an interest in public health.  Seven (7) members all of whom shall be registered, qualified voters of the city, who shall be appointed by the city council.   Four (4) Two (2) additional members, registered, qualified voters of the county, 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 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)