Section 12-17 Officers; meeting and quorum; rules and procedures; compensation; attendance; training.
Prior to the adoption of Ord. 17127 on 01/07/2002, Section 12-17 read as follows.
(a) The commission shall elect a chairperson, vice-chairperson, and secretary
from among its
members and create and fill such other offices as it may determine. The term of such elective
officers shall be for one (1) year.
(b) The commission shall meet periodically as necessary. The chairperson shall
preside at all
meetings, but in the absence of the chairperson or such person's inability to preside at any
meeting, the vice-chairperson shall preside. Four (4) members shall constitute a quorum at any
(c) The commission shall adopt rules and procedures for the conduct and transaction
business and shall keep a record of its proceedings.
(d) The members of the commission shall serve, without compensation, for the
terms of their
appointments and until their successors are appointed.
(e) Any commission member having three (3) unscheduled absences without good
within a period of one (1) year, or who shall be absent from three (3) consecutive regular
meetings without consent of the chairperson or person acting in such chairperson's stead, shall
automatically forfeit such office, and the chairperson shall promptly notify the city council
through the city clerk of such vacancy.
(f) Each member shall receive training in mediation techniques within
one (1) year of the
member's appointment to the commission.
(Ord. No. 13194 § 2, 12-16-91)