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Relocation Appeals Board

Duties

The Board shall meet regularly on the second Tuesday in November of each year or more often if necessary for the transaction of business. It shall establish it own rules and procedures necessary for the conduct of its business. Three (3) members of the Relocation Appeals Boards shall constitute a quorum. The affirmative vote of not less than three (3) members shall be necessary for any action by the Board. The Relocation Appeals Board shall promptly hear all complaints relating to relocation brought by persons displaced by City action, and in those cases relating to redevelopment projects shall determine if the Redevelopment Agency has complied with those provisions of Chapter 4 of Part 1 of Division 24 of the Health and Safety Code (Section 33300 et seq.) which relate to relocation and also, where applicable, federal regulations. The Board shall, after a public hearing, transmit its finding and recommendations to the City Council, or, in those cases relating to a redevelopment project, to the Redevelopment Agency.

Appointment

Appointment by Mayor and confirmed by Council. Whenever the Mayor does not appoint a member within 45 days after vacancy occurs, the Council shall make such appointment.

Term

Two (2) year staggered terms and until their successor is duly appointed and qualified. Members shall be appointed in such a manner that terms of not more than three (3) members shall expire in any year. The expiration date of all terms shall be October 1. During October of each year, the Mayor may designate one (1) member as Chairperson; however, in the absence of such designation, the Board shall, on or after November 15, select from among their members a Chairperson. Appointments to fill vacancies shall be for the unexpired term.

Composition

Five (5) members. All members of the Board shall be electors of the City of San Diego and shall be specially qualified to act as a Board member by reason of training and experience in real estate, human relations, housing, urban development, redevelopment, or other relevant business or profession.

Governed By

San Diego Municipal Code, Chap. IX, Art. 8, Sec. 98.30, adopted 10-16-73 by Ordinance O-11140 (PDF)N.S. Renumbered to Section 98.0302 on 9/30/85 by Ordinance O-16511 (PDF)N.S.

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