Zoning Board of Adjustments
Members Term Expires
VACANT 3/2012
Cesar Perez 3/2010
Michael Allex 3/2016
Minerva Simpson 3/2016
David Wolf 3/2017
Ernesto A. Flores 3/2018
   

Alternates Term Expires
Vacant
Robert Garza  3/2016
Michael Boland    5/2018
Ruby Cantu 3/2007
Frank Garcia 3/2016
Kevin Campbell 3/2016
Functions of the Zoning Board of Adjustments
The Board shall adopt rules to govern its proceedings provided, however, that such rules are not inconsistent with this ordinance or statutes of the State of Texas.  Meetings of the board shall be held at the call of the Chairman and at such other times as the Board may determine. The Chairman, or in his absence, the Acting Chairman, may administer oath and compel the attendance of witnesses.  All meetings of the Board shall be open to the public.  The board shall keep minutes of its proceedings, showing the vote of each member upon each question, or, if absent or failing to vote, indicate such fact, and shall keep records of its examinations and other official actions, all of which shall be immediately filed in the office of the Board and shall be a public record.  Appeals to the Board of Adjustment can be taken by any person aggrieved or by an officer, department or board of the municipality affected by the decision of the administrative officer.  (Ordinance 97-35)
Membership
The Board of Adjustment shall consist of 12 members, six of which will be regular members and six of which will be alternate members.  Each appointee to the Board shall be at least 18 years of age and must be a resident of the city.  All appointees must be good moral character and demonstrate an interest in the general welfare of the city.  The terms of office of the current members of the Board of Adjustment shall expire in February 15,1997.  Thereafter the Mayor and each Commissioner shall appoint one regular member and one alternate member to the new Board.  Lots will be draw to determine which of the initial appointees serves a two year term and which serves a three year term.  All subsequent appointment will be for a term of three years.  Each appointee shall continue to serve until a successor is appointed.  The number of terms a member may serve shall not be limited. In the event a member of the Board vacates office during his or her term, the Mayor or Commissioner who appointed the vacating Board member shall appoint a replacement who shall serve the remaining term of the vacating Board member.  The Board annually shall elect from its regular membership a chairman who shall preside at the meetings and vote as regular member.  The Board also annually shall elect a vice-chairman who shall preside in the absence of the Chairman.  A quorum consists of a minimum of five regular or alternate members.  A regular board member shall forfeit his or her office if such appointee fails to attend three consecutive meetings.  Members are removable for cause by majority of the City Commission-upon written charges and after public hearing.

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