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Airport Advisory Board

Airport Advisory Board meetings take place as needed at the Walker Municipal Airport meeting room, located at 6909 MN-371, Walker, MN 56484.

Section 2-106. – Airport Advisory Board.

Porpose. The Council shall establish an Airport Advisory Board whose duty it shall be to advise the Council regarding the construction, improvement, and maintenance and operation of the airport, and general activities affecting the community.

Members. The Airport Advisory Board shall consist of five members appointed by the Mayor and approved by the Council. Two members shall be City Council members, two members shall be residents of the City of Walker, and one member shall be a person residing within the Walker Area Joint Fire Department Service District with an interest in the airport. The Chair of the Board shall be a City Council member appointed by the Mayor and approved by the Council.

Terms. All members shall be voting members; City Council members appointed to the Board by the Council shall not have a term limit, and all other members shall serve up to three, three-year terms. The terms shall be staggered.

A former member of the Board can be reappointed after a lapse of one year. Vacancies shall be filled for the remainder of the original term. A member’s appointment will be terminated 30 days after a respective property interest expires. In the case that the City receives no qualified applicants and a member whose term has expired is interested in remaining on the Board, the Mayor, with the approval of the Council, may reappoint said member until at which time the City receives a qualified applicant for the seat.

If a member of the Board fails to attend at least three consecutive meetings of the Board without reasonable cause and notification, the Board shall declare the position vacant and notify the Mayor.

Any member may be removed by the Mayor with the approval of the Council for cause after a hearing.

Meetings. The Airport Advisory Board shall meet at such intervals as its business may reasonably require. The Board shall keep an accurate record of its proceedings which shall be placed on file at the office of the City Administrator.