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Zoning Regulations - Article 9 - Page 58

Zoning Regulations - Sheridan County Nebraska - 2002 Page 58
ARTICLE 9 - BOARD OF ADJUSTMENT
SECTION 901 ESTABLISHMENT AND PROCEDURE
A Board of Adjustment is hereby created and shall be known as the Sheridan County Board of Adjustment. The Board of Adjustment shall be appointed by the Board of Commissioners and shall consist of five (5) members, plus one (1) additional member designated as an alternate member who shall attend meetings and serve only when one of the regular members in unable to attend for any reason. One (1) member of the Board of Adjustment shall be appointed from the membership of the Sheridan County Planning Commission by the Board of Commissioners and the loss of membership on the Planning Commission shall also result in the immediate loss of membership on the Board of Adjustment and the appointment of another Planning Commission member to the Board of Adjustment by the Board of Commissioners. No member of the Board of Commissioners shall be a member of the Board of Adjustment.
SECTION 902 TERMS OF OFFICE
The members appointed to the Board of Adjustment shall be appointed for a term of three (3) years and be removable for cause by the Board of Commissioners upon written charges and after public hearing to consider and decide on such charges. Vacancies shall be filled by appointment for the unexpired terms of member whose term becomes vacant.
SECTION 903 ELECTION OF OFFICERS
The Board of Adjustment shall annually elect one (1) of its members as Chairperson and another as Vice Chairperson, who shall act as Chairperson in the elected Chairperson's absence. Each member shall serve until a successor has been selected.
SECTION 904 SECRETARY OF THE BOARD OF ADJUSTMENT
The Board of Adjustment shall annually elect one (1) of its members as Secretary / Treasurer or shall appoint the Zoning Administrator to serve as Secretary / Treasurer to the Board of Adjustment.
SECTION 905 RECORDS OF THE BOARD OF ADJUSTMENT
The Board of Adjustment shall adopt bylaws and rules of procedure in accordance with the provisions of this Resolution necessary to conduct its affairs. Meetings of the Board of Adjustment shall be held at the call of the Chairperson and at such other times as a majority of the Board shall determine. The Chairperson, or in his / her absence the Vice Chairperson may administer oaths and compel attendance of witnesses. All meetings of the Board of Adjustment shall be open to the public. The Board shall keep written minutes of its proceedings, indicating evidence presented, findings of fact made by the Board, decisions of the Board, the attendance of members, and the vote of each member upon each question. Records of all actions of the Board shall be kept in the office of the County Clerk and shall be open to public inspection.
SECTION 906 QUORUM AND VOTING
A quorum for the Board of Adjustment shall be three (3) members. Action by the Board on any question other than an appeal from the decision of the Zoning Administrator or a variance application shall require a concurring vote of three (3) members of the Board. Action by the Board on an appeal to overturn a decision of the Zoning Administrator or for approval or denial of a variance application shall require the concurring vote of four (4) members.
SECTION 907 POWERS AND DUTIES
The Board of Adjustment shall have the following powers and ONLY the following powers:
907.01 Administrative Review: To hear and decide appeals where it is alleged by the appellant that there is an error in order, requirement, decision or refusal made by the Zoning Administrator or official based on or made in the enforcement of this Resolution or any regulation relating to the location of structures.

Zoning Regulations - Sheridan County Nebraska - 2002 Page 58


 
 
 
 
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