No member may be an elected official or employee of the county or engaged in solid waste business. Board members may be reappointed to serve additional terms. All members of the board shall be citizens of the state of West Virginia and the county.
The county commission may at any time remove any member of the authority by an order duly entered of record and may appoint a successor.
Annually the authority shall elect one of its members as chairman, another as vice chairman and appoint a secretary-treasurer, who need not be a member of the authority.
Four members of the authority shall constitute a quorum and the affirmative vote of a majority shall be necessary for any action taken by vote of the authority. No vacancy in the membership of the authority shall impair the rights of quorum by such vote to exercise all rights and perform all the duties of the authority. The person appointed as secretary-treasurer, including an authority member if he is so appointed, shall give bond in the sum of fifty thousand dollars.
Each of the seven appointed members of the authority shall receive fifty dollars for each meeting actually attended, but the total compensation paid to any member shall not exceed the aggregate sum of six hundred dollars in any fiscal year. Each of the seven authority members shall also be reimbursed for all reasonable and necessary expenses actually incurred in the performance of his duties as a member of the authority. All such compensation and expenses incurred by authority members shall be payable solely from funds of the authority or from funds appropriated for such purpose by the county commission and no liability or obligation shall be incurred by the authority beyond the extent to which moneys are available from funds of the authority or from such appropriation.
The authority shall meet at least four times annually and upon the call of its chairman or upon the request in writing to the chairman of four board members.
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2016 Regular Session
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