City of Lebanon, PA
Lebanon County
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[Ord. 5-2002, 03 § 3.01, passed 4-22-2002]
The following boards, commissions and authorities are hereby continued in accordance with previously approved laws and/or ordinances and are assigned to the Departments indicated for liaison and supporting administrative services, as required:
(a) 
Department of Administration.
[Amended by Ord. 18-2002, 03 § 1, passed 8-26-2002]
(1) 
Civil Service Boards/Commissions.
(2) 
City Employee Pension Board.
(3) 
Firemen's Pension Board.
(4) 
Police Pension Board.
(5) 
Parking Authority.
(6) 
Crime Commission.
(b) 
Department of Public Safety.
(1) 
Board of Health.
(2) 
Fire Prevention Board of Appeals.
(3) 
Housing Board of Appeals.
(c) 
Department of Public Works.
(1) 
City of Lebanon Authority.
(2) 
Zoning Hearing Board.
(3) 
Plumbing and Heating Board of Appeals.
(4) 
Shade Tree Commission.
(5) 
Planning Commission.
(6) 
Electrical Board of Appeals.
(d) 
Any board, commission or authority not specifically mentioned above shall be assigned to the Department of Administration.
[Ord. 5-2002, 03 § 3.02, passed 4-22-2002]
The Council shall create or revise various boards, commissions, authorities and other agencies by amending this article.
[Ord. 5-2002, 03 § 3.03, passed 4-22-2002; Ord. 18-2002, 03 § 2, passed 8-26-2002; Ord. 3-2008, 09 § 1, passed 2-25-2008]
(a) 
The appointment of members of all boards, commissions and authorities shall be as provided in the charter, laws or this article.
(b) 
A member may forfeit his membership if he lacks at any time the qualification to serve or is convicted of a felony or fails to attend at least three consecutive regular meetings without being excused.
(c) 
The terms of no more than a simple majority of the membership shall expire during the same calendar year.
(d) 
Any vacancy shall be filled by the Mayor for the remainder of the unexpired term.
(e) 
With the exception of the City of Lebanon Authority, the members shall serve without compensation, except as otherwise provided by law, the charter or ordinance. Members may be reimbursed for any reasonable expenses incurred in the performance of their duties. Said expenses shall be approved in advance.
(f) 
Members shall be residents of the City. However, members of the Crime Commission are excluded from this requirement.
(g) 
Whenever Lebanon City Council is required to take action under the Codified Ordinances or the City of Lebanon Home Rule Charter within a prescribed period after notice is given to Council by the Mayor and the notice is served by United States mail, the prescribed period shall begin to run three days after the mailing of the notice.
(h) 
The Mayor shall communicate to City Council his/her appointment to any authority, commission, or board only after the expiration of an existing member's term or the effective resignation date for an existing member. Said appointment shall serve unless rejected by City Council within 30 days from the receipt of the Mayor's communication to City Council.
[Ord. 5-2002, 03 § 3.04, passed 4-22-2002]
Each board and commission shall provide for rules and regulations governing its operation. Such rules and regulations shall provide for the keeping of records pertaining to its duties, the conduct of meetings and public hearings and a periodic reporting to the residents of the City and the Mayor. All such rules and regulations shall be effective on the date of submittal to the City Clerk.