[HISTORY: Adopted City of Norwalk Common Council 5-14-1957; effective 5-25-1957. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Editor's Note: See also Ch. 106, Topsoil Removal p. 19601: Appendix, Part I, Land Subdivision Regulations.
The provisions of Section 2383d to 2398d of the 1955 Supplement to general statutes, as amended, is hereby adopted and all power granted thereunder shall be exercised by and through The Flood and Erosion Control Board of the city.
There shall be in the city a Flood and Erosion Control Board which shall be known as the "Norwalk Flood and Erosion Control Board" and shall consist of five members, with not more than three being registered members of the same political party. All of such members shall be electors of the city.
Four concurring votes of members are required for the transaction of business of the Board.
The membership of the Board shall be appointed by the Mayor with the approval of the majority of the Council on or before the 1st day of March, 1956, one for a term of five years, one for a term of four years, one for a term of three years, one for a term of two years, and one for a term of one year from such date. Upon the expiration of the term of any such member, his successor shall be appointed for a term of five years.
In the event of death, resignation, or removal for cause of any of the members of the Board, the Mayor, with the approval of the majority of the Council shall appoint, within 30 days, a member to fill the unexpired portion of the term.
Members of the Board, after a public hearing to be held not less than seven days and not more than 14 days after legal notice of such hearing and due cause outlined in such notice, may be removed by a majority vote of the Common Council for inefficiency, neglect of duty or malfeasance in office. Three successive absences from meetings shall be deemed neglect of duty with no other proof required.
The members of the Board shall serve without compensation.
The Board shall elect its own Chairman and Secretary and create other offices. The term of the Chairman shall be one year with eligibility for reelection.
The Board shall adopt rules for the transaction of business and shall keep a public record of its resolutions and transactions. The City Clerk shall be custodian of the Board's records.
The Board shall hold regular monthly meetings.