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Section 04.25A.080
 

Title 04 Administrative Agencies and Procedures

Chapter 04.25A United Native Americans Public Development Authority

Section 04.25A.080 Board of Directors
  1. Creation of the Board of Directors.
    A five-member board of directors (board of directors) is hereby established to govern the affairs of the authority. All corporate powers of the authority shall be exercised by or under the authority of the board of directors; and the business, property and affairs of the authority shall be managed under the direction of the board of directors, except as may be otherwise provided for by law or in the charter.

  2. Appointment of Board of Directors.

    1. The initial board of directors shall be appointed by resolution of the city council.

    2. Except for the initial Board of directors, members of the board of directors shall be appointed as provided in the charter. Only residents of the City of Spokane may be appointed to the board of directors.

    3. No person who serves on the city council, the city council of any city or town, or who serves as an elected official of any federally-recognized tribe may serve on the board of directors.

    4. No person nominated for membership on the board of directors shall be eligible to serve until he has been confirmed by motion of the city council.

    5. Directors may be reappointed to serve consecutive terms on the board of directors.

    6. A vacancy on the board of directors because of death, resignation, removal, disqualification or any other cause shall be filled for the remainder of the term of the vacant position in the manner prescribed in the charter for the position vacated.

  3. Term of Office.
    Except for the initial directors, the members of the board of directors shall serve a term of three years, or until their successor is nominated and confirmed as provided in this chapter. The terms of office of the directors shall be staggered in the manner provided in the charter. A director shall serve for the term designated and until his successor shall have been confirmed, except as provided in this section.

  4. Removal of Directors.

    1. If it is determined for any reason that any or all of the directors should be removed from office, after a full public hearing, and after selection of appropriate replacements by the city council pursuant to this section, the city council may by resolution remove any or all voting directors from office.

    2. The term of any director removed pursuant to this section shall expire when the removal resolution takes effect.

    3. Vacancies created under this section shall be filled in the same manner as provided in the charter for filling vacancies created upon the regular expiration of terms.

    4. The term of any director nominated and confirmed pursuant to this section shall begin at the expiration of the term of the director being replaced and shall continue until the regular expiration of the term of the position being filled.

Date Passed: Monday, October 27, 2014

Effective Date: Friday, December 12, 2014

ORD C35168 Section 4