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Sec. 2-201. - Membership.

(a)    All boards, commissions, and committees of the county contemplated by S.C. Code 1976, § 4-9-170, limited to those enumerated in section 2-204, shall be limited to eight members appointed by each county councilmember to represent each of the eight council districts. The chairman of each board, commission, and committee shall be elected annually at the first regular meeting after July 1 of each year by the then members. Each board, commission, and committee shall continue in full force and effect and shall have such authority and powers as previously granted by the general assembly and the county council. Chairmen shall be elected to one-year terms and may not succeed themselves in an immediately consecutive term. The county administrator shall serve as an ex officio nonvoting member of all boards, commissions, and committees enumerated in section 2-204.

(b)   Each board, commission, or committee having more than eight members shall attain conformance herewith by not having any member elected thereto until such agency, board or commission shall meet this requirement.

(Ord. No. 140, §§ I, II, 6-16-86; Ord. No. 172, § I, 2-1-88; Ord. No. 187, § 1, 8-1-88; Ord. No. 10-1, § 1, 2-15-10)

Sec. 2-202. - Compensation.

Each member of each agency, board and commission shall be compensated $25.00 for each meeting attended, not to exceed one meeting in any one month. Only members appointed by the county council shall receive the compensation provided for herein.

(Ord. No. 140, § III, 6-16-86)

Sec. 2-203. - Limitation of terms.

Members appointed to a board, commission, or committee shall serve staggered four-year terms, except members serving on the alcohol and drug citizen advisory committee who shall serve until they resign or are replaced by county council. All terms shall commence July 1st and end June 30th of the appropriate year. Members shall serve until their successors are appointed and qualified. Unexpired terms shall be filled for the duration of the term in the manner prescribed for the original appointment.

(Ord. No. 140, § IV, 6-16-86; Ord. No. 01-15, § 1, 8-6-01; Ord. No. 10-1, § 3, 2-15-10; Ord. No. 16-07, § 1, 4-4-16) 

Sec. 2-204. - Enumeration.

The county has the following boards, commissions, and committees that serve at the pleasure of the county council:

(1)    Alcohol and Drug Citizen Advisory Committee;

(2)    Darlington County Board of Assessment Appeals;

(3)    Darlington County Board of Fire Control;

(4)    Darlington County Construction Board of Adjustment and Appeals;

(5)    Darlington County Economic Development Partnership Board;

(6)    Darlington County Historical Commission;

(7)    Darlington County Airport Commission;

(8)    Darlington County Library Board;

(9)    Darlington County Parks and Recreation Commission;

(10)  Darlington County Planning Commission.

(Ord. No. 08-9, § I, 5-19-08; Ord. No. 10-1, § 4, 2-15-10; Ord. No. 14-13, § I, 10-6-14)

Secs. 2-205—2-220. - Reserved. 

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