[HISTORY: Adopted by the Township Committee of the Township of Upper Deerfield 12-16-2010 by Ord. No. 661. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Any elected or appointed official of the Township of Upper Deerfield who shall be a member of a board, committee, commission or other agency who fails to attend or participate in the meetings of such body for more than six consecutive weeks or three consecutive meetings, whichever shall be longer, without being excused by the majority of the board, commission, committee, authority, or agency shall be deemed to have vacated such position; provided, however, that the majority of any board, committee, commission, authority, or other agency may excuse such failure to attend by such member which is not due to legitimate illness and provided further that no vacancy in any office shall be created as a result of any member's legitimate illness.
The office of any person who is a member of any board, committee, commission, authority, or other agency of the Township of Upper Deerfield shall also be deemed vacant for such other reasons as may be set forth in N.J.S.A. 40A:9-12.1 as may be amended from time to time.
In the event that vacancies are created as a result of any of the foregoing, the appointing authority shall forthwith fill the office for the unexpired term in the manner prescribed by law.