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Members maintain log books provided by the city recording occurrences of odor nuisances including dates, times, descriptions of the odors, wind directions and any other information deemed necessary by the enforcement official. They may record personal testimony of reaction to the odor in respect to effects on health and the right of enjoyment of life or property. They submit the log books to the enforcement official on the first day of the month regarding incidents of odor nuisance of the previous month.
No fewer than seven and no more than 15 citizens, no less than 75% of appointees (RESIDENT) shall reside in area of city generally acknowledged to experience odor problems. Each City Council Member may recommend two persons to the board. Mayor may recommend three. A majority of the members serving shall constitute a quorum. TERM LIMITS DO NOT APPLY
Term limits do not apply
First Monday in April