Town of Elkton, VA
Rockingham County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Council of the Town of Elkton as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Power of Council to appoint committees — See Charter § 5
Council committees — See Ch. 37, Art. II.
[Adopted 6-19-1980 as Secs. 6-1-1 through 6-1-6 of the 1980 Code]

§ 6-1 Creation.

Pursuant to state law, a Planning Commission for the town is hereby created.

§ 6-2 Composition; appointment; terms.

The Planning Commission shall be composed of seven members, who shall be appointed by the Town Council, all of whom shall be residents of the town and freeholders qualified by knowledge and experience to make decisions on questions of community growth and development. One member of the Commission may be a member of the Town Council and one member may be a member of the administrative branch of government of the town. The term of each of these two members shall be co-extensive with the term of office to which he or she has been elected or appointed unless the Town Council, at the first regular meeting each year, appoints others to serve as their representatives. The remaining members of the Commission shall serve for terms of four years each.

§ 6-3 Compensation.

[Amended 6-15-2015]
Compensation for their services, and reimbursement for actual expenses incurred, for the Planning Commission members shall be set by the Town Council subject to any limitations placed thereon by the laws of the Commonwealth of Virginia.

§ 6-4 Removal of members.

Any member of the Planning Commission may be removed from office for malfeasance in office.

§ 6-5 Filling vacancies.

Vacancies upon the Planning Commission, however caused, shall be filled by the council for the unexpired term only.

§ 6-6 Functions, powers, duties and limitations. [1]

The Planning Commission shall have the functions, powers and duties, and be subject to the limitations, which are prescribed by § 15.2-2221 of the Code of Virginia.
[1]
Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I).