[HISTORY: Adopted by the Township Council of the Township of Jefferson 12-18-1996 by Ord. No. 22-96 (Ch. 36 of the 1967 Code). Amendments noted where applicable.]
[Amended 9-15-1999 by Ord. No. 27-99; 2-6-2002 by Ord. No. 1-02]
The Board shall consist of nine citizen members to be appointed by the Township Council who shall be either residents of the Township, own or operate a business within the Township of Jefferson or employed in a business located in the Township of Jefferson. In addition, the Township Planner shall be a member of the Board, the Mayor and Administrator and two Council representatives shall be members of the Board. The Planner, administrative representative and the two Council members shall not have voting rights on the Board. The initial appointment of the citizen members shall be three citizen members for a year whose terms shall expire December 31, 2002, three citizen members for two years whose terms shall expire December 31, 2003, and three citizen members for three years whose terms shall expire December 31, 2004. Thereafter, the terms of the citizen members shall be for three years each. The noncitizen members shall serve during the term of their office, except that the Council members shall serve for a period of one year as appointed by the Council.
The Economic Advisory Board shall make recommendations to the Mayor, Council and Planning Board as to how to induce additional rateables into the Township so as to reduce taxes and increase the tax base of the Township.
It is the purpose of the Economic Advisory Board to promote industrial and commercial development within proper areas of the Township for the well-being of the citizens of the Township.
The Economic Advisory Board shall meet once a month at the Township Municipal Building, which meeting shall be open to the public. The Board shall file quarterly reports with the Mayor and Council as to its progress and recommendations. It may file additional reports as it deems necessary.