Section 3-23 Meetings; attendance; quorum.
Prior to the adoption of Ord. 22015 on 04/07/2014, Section 3-23 read as follows.
The board shall hold regular meetings at such times as it shall fix, and other meetings at the
call of the chair. The city manager shall receive notice of all meetings of the board. 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 from two (2) of the
regularly scheduled board meetings in the previous twelve (12) months without being excused
shall automatically forfeit the office.
Any member who is absent, with
out being excuse d, from
ly scheduled meetings in the previous twelve (12) months
meetings shall automatically forfeit the office
unless the board, meeting on or after the third
excused absence, temporarily suspends this provision because the absence(s) was beyond the
members reasonable control. Each subsequent excused absence, four (4) or more in the
previous twelve (12) months, will likewise be reviewed by the board, which may at its discretion,
declare the office forfeited
. It shall be the duty of the chair to promptly notify the council
of the vacancy. A quorum for the transaction of business at such meetings
at least fifty (50) percent
a majority of the duly appointed voting members of the board.
For representatives of Boone
County, Jefferson City, Fulton and Ashland, who have two (2) unexcused absences or three (3)
excused absences in the previous twelve (12) months, the board may notify the appointing
authority and request a replacement.
(Ord. No. 10665, § 1(3.110), 8-5-85; Ord. No. 17658, § 1, 4-21-03)