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67C.305 Membership of merit board -- Appointment -- Removal -- Oath -- Election of police officers.

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    Page 1 of 1 67C.305 Membership of merit board -- Appointment -- Removal -- Oath -- Election of police officers. (1) The mayor, subject to the approval of the legislative council of the consolidated local government, shall appoint five (5) persons, who shall constitute the
    consolidated local government police force merit board of the consolidated local
    government. The members of the board shall serve without compensation. Each
    board appointee shall be at least thirty (30) years of age, a resident of the
    consolidated local government, and not related by either blood or marriage to either
    the mayor or any member of the legislative council of the consolidated local
    government. The first members of the board shall be appointed within thirty (30)
    days of the effective date of the ordinance creating a consolidated local government
    police force merit system and merit board. One (1) member of the board shall be
    appointed for a term of one (1) year, one (1) for a term of two (2) years, two (2) for
    a term of three (3) years, and one (1) for a term of four (4) years. Thereafter, all
    appointments shall be for four (4) years except that an appointment to fill a vacancy
    on the board shall be made only for the unexpired term of the vacated position. Any
    board member may be removed by resolution of the legislative council of the
    consolidated local government for neglect, incapacity, misfeasance, or malfeasance
    on the part of a board member. No appointed board member shall hold any other
    public office, elective or appointive, during his or her term as a member of the
    board, and shall not receive any money, gift, or consideration of any type from any
    person, directly or indirectly, for or on account of any recommendation, proposal, or
    suggestion bearing upon the business of the board or the consolidated local
    government police force. Not more than three (3) members shall be members of the
    same political party. (2) Each appointee, before entering upon the discharge of his or her duties, shall qualify by subscribing, taking, and filling an oath of office as required by law. (3) The officers of the consolidated local government police forces shall elect, for a two (2) year term, two (2) police officers of the consolidated police forces with a
    minimum of five (5) or more years' service who shall serve as members of the board
    for the purpose of deciding discipline cases only, and who may vote in these cases.
    In case of a vacancy in a position held by a police officer, a new election shall be
    held within sixty (60) days of the date the vacancy occurs and the person elected
    shall fill the remainder of the original unexpired term. Effective: March 18, 2003
    History: Amended 2003 Ky. Acts ch. 118, sec. 2, effective March 18, 2003. -- Created 2002 Ky. Acts ch. 339, sec. 3, effective July 15, 2002.

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