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Section 742.05 | Vacancy on board of trustees.


(A) Except as provided in division (B) of this section, if a vacancy occurs in the term of an employee or retirant member of the board, all the remaining members of the board shall elect a successor employee or retirant member. On certification of the election results in accordance with rules adopted under section 742.045 of the Revised Code, the successor member shall hold office until the first day of the new term that follows the next board election that occurs not less than ninety days after the successor member's election, or until the end of the term for which the successor member was elected, whichever is sooner; except that, the successor employee member representing firefighters who was elected to the board under this section on March 6, 2014, shall hold office until June 1, 2020, notwithstanding sections 742.03 and 742.04 of the Revised Code.

Elections under this section to fill a vacancy on the board shall be conducted in accordance with rules adopted under section 742.045 of the Revised Code.

If an employee member of the board ceases to be a member of the fund, a vacancy shall exist.

If as a result of changed circumstances a retirant member no longer qualifies for membership on the board as a retirant member, a vacancy shall exist.

Any elected or appointed member of the board who fails to attend three consecutive meetings of the board, without valid excuse, shall be considered as having resigned from the board and the board shall declare the member's office vacated and as of the date of the adoption of a proper resolution a vacancy shall exist.

(B) A successor member need not be elected under division (A) of this section to fill a vacancy if on the day the vacancy occurs less than ninety days remain in the vacated term.

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