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24.10.087 Alternative Technology Advisory Committee.

(Added by Ordinance No. 182217; amended by Ordinance No. 187432, effective December 4, 2015.)

A. Purpose.  It shall be the duty of the Alternative Technology Advisory Committee to advise the Bureau of Development Services on new or innovative sustainable building technologies and products. 

B. Membership.  The Alternative Technology Advisory Committee shall consist of a minimum of three and a maximum of seven members.  The committee members will be appointed by the Mayor and approved by the City Council.  The committee shall consist of design professionals, construction contractors, and persons associated with a university with an engineering school.  In addition, two designees from the Bureau of Development Services familiar with building code review shall be ex-officio members of the committee.

C. Appointment and Terms. 

1.  Appointment to the Alternative Technology Advisory Committee shall be for a three-year term.  Committee members may be appointed to no more than two consecutive, complete terms, unless the Director recommends approval of a longer term, and the Mayor and City Council approve the extended appointment.  If a position is vacated during a term, it shall be filled for the unexpired term. 

2.  Any member of the committee may be removed from the committee by the Mayor for malfeasance in office.

3.  The committee shall elect a chairperson, adopt rules of procedure, and set the time and place for regular meetings.  Written minutes of all meetings shall be kept.

D.  Compensation.  Alternative Technology Advisory Committee members shall serve without compensation.

E.  Other.  The Alternative Technology Advisory Committee serves only in an advisory capacity to the City.  Subsequent action taken by the City as a result of the committee’s advice shall be the sole responsibility of the City.