[1-5-2016; 2016 Code]
The board of police and fire commissioners shall consist of five citizens, three of whom shall constitute a quorum. The word "board" when used in this chapter means the board of police and fire commissioners. The mayor shall annually, between the last Monday of April and the first Monday of May, appoint in writing, to be filed with the secretary of the board, one member for a term of five years. No appointment shall be made which will result in more than three members of the board belonging to the same political party. The members of the board shall receive no compensation. The board shall keep a record of all its proceedings.