6119.071 Grounds for removal of member of board of trustees.

A member of the board of trustees of a regional water and sewer district who has been appointed to the board may be removed by the appointing authority for misfeasance, nonfeasance, or malfeasance in office. Prior to removing a member, the appointing authority shall notify the member of the facts supporting the proposed removal and shall provide the member an opportunity to appear before the appointing authority or at a public hearing held by the appointing authority and show cause why the member should not be removed from office.

A member of a board of trustees who has been removed pursuant to this section may appeal the removal not later than thirty days after the removal to the court of common pleas constituted as provided in section 6119.03 of the Revised Code.

Effective Date: 12-21-1998 .