(Amended by Ordinance Nos. 161315 and 176955, effective October 9, 2002.)
A. There is hereby created an Advisory Board for Special Inspections.
Such Board members shall be appointed by the Mayor and shall consist of two
members and two alternates licensed to practice structural engineering in the
State of Oregon, one member and one alternate licensed to practice architecture
in the State of Oregon, one member and one alternate representing a testing
laboratory and one member and one alternate who are Class A Special Inspectors.
In addition, the Director of the Bureau of Development Services, or his or her
designee, shall be an ex-officio member of the Advisory Board for Special
Inspections. Members shall serve three-year terms and may be appointed to
B. Any member of the Board may be removed from office by the Mayor for
malfeasance in office or neglect of duty at any time during his or her
C. The duties of the Board shall include:
1. Assist the Director with reviewing the applications for
examination of the Special Inspectors;
2. Assist the Director with the administration of the Special
3. Reviewing the Special Inspections Program of the Bureau of
Development Services on a periodic basis for the purpose of recommending
procedural improvements to the Director.
D. The Board shall elect a chairperson, adopt rules of procedure and
set the time and place for meetings. Written minutes of all meetings and results
of all examinations shall be made and kept subject to the requirements and
limitations of ORS 192.410 to ORS 92.500.
E. A simple majority vote of a quorum present at any meeting shall
decide any matter coming before the Board.
F. The Board may appoint representatives of affected industries or
specialists in specific fields to serve in an advisory capacity.
G. At the end of each fiscal year, a report of work performed shall be
sent to the City Council.