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18.06.020 Noise Review Board.

(Amended by Ordinance Nos. 159276 and 184101, effective October 8, 2010.)  The Noise Review Board is hereby established, consisting of five members, each appointed by the Mayor, and approved by the Council.  Among the members there shall be, one professional in acoustics, one representative of the construction industry, and three citizens at large.  Appointments shall be for a 3-year term.  Noise Review Board members may serve no more than two complete 3-year terms, unless authorized by the Director.  Members shall serve without remuneration.  The Board shall elect its own chairperson at its first meeting of each fiscal year, and shall determine its own schedule of meetings.  The Noise Control Officer shall serve as a nonvoting member of the Board.  All decisions made by the Noise Review Board shall be by simple majority vote of a quorum.