Section 175-138 MEMBERSHIP AND TERMS OF OFFICE OF BOARD OF ZONING APPEALS.
A. A Board consisting of five (5) town residents shall be appointed by the Circuit Court of the county. Members of the Board shall each be compensated in an amount determined by the Town Council. Members shall be removable malfeasance, misfeasance or nonfeasance, upon written charges and after public hearing. Appointments for vacancies occurring otherwise than by expiration of term shall in all cases be for the unexpired term.
(Ord. No. Z-2-98 Amended 7-13-98-Effective Upon Passage)
B. The term of office shall be for five (5) years, except that, of the first five (5) members appointed, one (1) shall serve for five (5) years, one for four (4) years, one for three (3) years, one for two (2) years and one for one (1) year. One (1) of the five (5) appointed members may be an active member of the Planning Commission.
C. Members may be removed for cause by the appointing authority upon written charges and after a public hearing held after at least fifteen (15) days notice.
D. Any member of the Board shall be disqualified to act upon a matter before the Board with respect to property in which the member has an interest.
E. The Board shall choose annually, from its own membership, its own Chairman, Vice Chairman, who shall act in the absence of the Chairman, and Secretary.