§ 2-55-050

Removal from office.

The legislative inspector general may be removed prior to the expiration of his term only for cause and in accordance with the provisions of this section.  The city council shall give written notice to the legislative inspector general of the cause of his intended removal. Within ten days after receipt of the notice, the legislative inspector general may file with the committee on committees, rules and ethics a request for a hearing on the cause for removal.  If no such request is made within ten days, the legislative inspector general shall be deemed to have resigned his office as of the tenth day after receipt of the notice of intended removal.  If such a request is made, the committee on committees, rules and ethics shall convene a hearing on the cause for removal of the legislative inspector general, at which the legislative inspector general may appear, be represented by counsel and be heard.  The hearing shall be convened within ten days after receipt of the request therefor and conclude within fourteen days thereafter.  The city council’s notice of intended removal shall constitute the charge against the legislative inspector general. Removal of the legislative inspector general for cause after the hearing shall require the affirmative vote of a majority of the members of the city council then holding office.

(Added Coun. J. 5-12-10, p. 92409, § 2)

History

Added Coun. J. 5-12-10, p. 92409, § 2)

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