Consolidated Board of Appeals

Mayor Appoints With Council Consent
3 Regular Members – 3 yr. terms
2 Alternate Members – 1 yr. term
Established: Bill No. 26, Ordinance No. 26, 2015

Article 190 – Consolidated Board of Appeals

Board Powers: The Board shall have the power to hear appeals of decisions of the assignment of nuisance abatement points, determinations of blight and decisions and interpretations of the code officials or designees of the Department of Economic Development and the Department of Fire/Rescue Services and to consider equivalencies to the requirements of the various technical codes as adopted by the City. For the purposes of this article, “technical codes” means the Fire Prevention Code and Property Maintenance Code of the City, their associated reference standards and codes, and any rules and regulations promulgated thereunder.

Members: Initial appointments to the Board shall be made as follows: One member shall be appointed for a term of one year; one member shall be appointed for a term of two years; and one member shall be appointed for a term of three years. Subsequent appointments or reappointments shall be made for terms of three years. Alternate members shall serve one-year terms. A vacancy shall be filled for an expired term in the manner in which the original appointment was made. In addition to the appointed members, the code officials or designees of the Department of Economic Development and the Department of Fire/Rescue Services shall both serve as ex-officio members of the Board, but shall have no vote on any matter before the Board.

Quorum: A simple majority of the Board shall constitute a quorum. The affirmative vote of the majority present shall be required to vary any provisions of the Property Maintenance or Fire codes or to modify a decision of the code officials or designees of the Department of Economic Development and/or the Department of Fire/Rescue Services. In the event that regular members are unable to attend a meeting of the Board, the alternate members shall vote. Alternate members shall have the right to participate in all other aspects of a Board meeting.

Members

Robert J. Gallup – Term expires first Monday of October 2019

Danny Callahan (Filled unexpired term of Jean Leaman) – Term expires first Monday of October 2017

Don Hake – Term expires first Monday of October 2018

Alternates

VACANT – Term expires first Monday of October 2016
VACANT – Term expires first Monday of October 2017

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