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City of Menan

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  (A)          Membership: The commission shall consist of a chairman, vice chairman, and a secretary, and two (2) other persons, residents of the city, appointed by the mayor as follows: two (2) of the members shall be appointed for a term of three (3) years; three (3) members for a term of four (4) years. Their successors shall in all cases be appointed for terms of three (3) years, and all appointments to fill vacancies shall be for the unexpired term. Provided further that the make-up of the commission shall be made up of commissioners from the City and Area of City Impact as required by law.
  (B)           Compensation: The commissioners shall receive no compensation for their services as such commissioners.
  (C)          Organization: The Chairman shall be responsible for conducting each meeting. The Commission shall adopt written by-laws approved by the City Council setting forth the rules for operation of the Commission and provide records of all action of the Council. In the absence of the Chairman, the Vice-Chairman shall be responsible for conducting the business of the Commission. A commissioner may be released for cause by majority vote of the City Council.
  (D)          Duties: Whenever a copy of a plan, plot, or description is filed with the city planning commission, the commission shall, within forty-five (45) days, report to the city council its recommendations in relation thereto. The city council shall then consider the same and direct the city planning commission either to certify its approval thereof or to refuse to approve of the same, and the commission shall act at once in accordance with such directions.
  (E)           Reporting Requirements: The time within which the city planning commission shall report on any matter or class of matters referred to it in accordance with the provisions of Idaho Code ยง 67-6500, et. seq., and the Menan City Code shall be forty-five (45) days, and in default of such report within such period, the planning commission shall forfeit the right further to suspend action with regard to the particular matter on which it has so defaulted. However, in any specific case, the city council may grant such longer period as it may deem proper within which the commission may make its report.
  (F)           Plans Involving Highways or Streets: No plan, plot, or description showing the layout of any highway or street on private property, or of building lots in connection with or in relation to such highway or street within the limits of the City of Menan shall be received for record in the office of the Clerk of the County of Jefferson until a copy of such plan, plot, or description has been filed with the commission, and it has certified its approval thereof.
  (G)          Funds: No funds shall be allowed by the Commission without the approval of the City Council.