City of Sikeston, MO
Scott County
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Section 130.1370 Established.

[Ord. No. 6062, 6-26-2017]
The Friends of the Sikeston Pet & Animal Welfare Services (PAWS) Advisory Board is established to raise community support and awareness of services provided by Sikeston Pet & Animal Welfare Services.

Section 130.1380 Composition.

[Ord. No. 6062, 6-26-2017]
The Friends of the Sikeston Pet & Animal Welfare Services (PAWS) Advisory Board shall be appointed by the City Council and shall consist of seven (7) citizen members and may include non-voting ex officio representatives as may be deemed necessary by a majority vote of the Advisory Board.

Section 130.1390 Qualifications For Appointment; Terms; Compensation; Vacancies; Removal.

[Ord. No. 6062, 6-26-2017]
Members shall be individuals residing within the Sikeston area with a demonstrated interest in the care and well-being of animals.
In the initial appointments two (2) citizen members shall be appointed for a term of one (1) year, two (2) citizen members for a term of two (2) years, and three (3) members for terms of three (3) years. All appointments thereafter made shall be for three (3) year terms commencing on the first Monday of October of each year.
Board Members shall serve without compensation; however, upon the recommendation of the Board and City approval, Board Members may be reimbursed for travel incidental to Board functions.
Any vacancy in membership shall be filled for the unexpired term by appointment of the City Council.
The City Council may remove any member for cause stated in writing and after public hearing.

Section 130.1400 Organization.

[Ord. No. 6062, 6-26-2017]
Advisory Board members shall elect one (1) of their number to serve as chairman, and one (1) to serve as vice-chairman who shall preside in the absence of the Chairman. The officers shall serve one (1) year or until their successors are elected.

Section 130.1410 Meetings, Procedures.

[Ord. No. 6062, 6-26-2017]
The Advisory Board shall meet on an as-needed basis and shall keep a record of its proceedings. A quorum of four (4) voting members shall be present at any official meeting. An affirmative vote by a quorum of the Advisory Board members shall be necessary prior to any Advisory Board action or recommendation.

Section 130.1420 Report To City Council.

[Ord. No. 6062, 6-26-2017]
The Advisory Board shall report to the City Council at such times and in such manner as the Council shall direct.