2.54.010    Board established.

2.54.020    Composition of board.

2.54.030    Appointment – Terms.

2.54.040    Duties of the board.

2.54.050    Meetings.

2.54.010 Board established.

There is hereby established for the City a Citizens Advisory Board to be known as the "Community Police Advisory Board." (Ord 07-200 §2; Ord 97-02 §1)

2.54.020 Composition of board.

The board shall consist of five members who shall meet the following qualifications:

1. Two members shall be City residents (at-large members).

2. One member shall be owner or manager of a business located within the City (business member).

3. One member shall be a representative from the Quincy School District (school district member).

4. One member shall be a student at Quincy High School (student member). (Ord 07-200 §2; Ord 97-02 §1)

2.54.030 Appointment – Terms.

A. The initial board terms shall be staggered as follows:

1. Position One shall be the student member position, expiring September 30, 1997.

2. Position Two shall be an at-large member position, expiring September 30, 1997.

3. Position Three shall be an at-large member position, expiring September 30, 1998.

4. Position Four shall be a business member position, expiring September 30, 1999.

5. Position Five shall be a school district member position, expiring September 30, 2000.

B. All subsequent appointments, except for vacancies, shall be four-year terms, with the exception of the student member (Position One) who shall serve a one-year term, provided, that members shall remain in office until their successors are appointed and confirmed. (Ord 07-200 §2; Ord 97-02 §1)

2.54.040 Duties of the board.

A. The duties of the board shall include, but not be limited to, the following:

1. To advise and make recommendations to the Mayor, City Council and Chief of Police concerning the provision of police protection and services within the City;

2. To enhance police-community relations;

3. To review and make recommendations concerning police department policies, procedures and programs, including the budgetary implications thereof;

4. To promote public awareness of the City’s police services and programs including, but not limited to, crime prevention and drug abuse prevention;

5. To hold public meetings from time to time to solicit public input regarding police services and programs;

6. To serve as a liaison between the police department and the community;

7. To apprise the Mayor, City Council and Chief of Police of the community’s need for police services;

8. To encourage individuals and community groups to assist the police department in the implementation of police programs and services, including the provision of funds, manpower and property;

9. To review and make recommendations concerning the construction, development and purchase of police facilities and equipment; and

10. To review and make recommendations concerning such other and further matters as may be referred to the board, from time to time, by the Mayor, the City Council, or the Chief of Police.

B. The board shall make a quarterly report to the Mayor and the City Council regarding its activities.

C. Notwithstanding the broad powers of the board under Section 2.54.050(A) of this section, the board shall have no power or authority to investigate, review or otherwise participate in matters involving specific police personnel or specific police-related incidents. (Ord 07-200 §2; Ord 97-02 §1)

2.54.050 Meetings.

The board shall have at least one regular meeting per month on such day of the month and at such time as may be determined by the board. Special meetings may be held as often as the board deems necessary. (Ord 07-200 §2; Ord 97-02 §1)