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Roger Baker
Tooele City Attorney

90 North Main Street
Tooele, UT 84074

Phone: 435.843.2120
Fax: 435.843.2129


Title 2. Chapter 2. Tooele Valley Museum Advisory Board

2-2-1. Creation of museum advisory board - Duties.

(1)      There is hereby created a museum advisory board of a minimum of seven members and a maximum of 14 members, one of whom shall be the mayor or the mayor’s designee. Four of the members may be ex- officio members.

(2)      The museum advisory board’s chairperson shall be selected by a majority vote of the board members.

(3)      Members of the museum advisory board shall serve without compensation for a term of three years. They are eligible at the end of the term for re- appointment for additional terms.

(4)      All board members shall be appointed by the mayor with the consent of the council. The museum advisory board shall recommend new members for approval.

(5)      Museum advisory board members shall be residents of Tooele Valley, with the exception of the four ex-officio members, who may not be.

(6)      The city recorder shall notify such appointees as the mayor with the consent of the council shall designate, and request a written acceptance from them of their appointment. All designated appointees shall within 30 days file with the recorder an acceptance of appointment. Should the same not be filed within that period, the person shall be considered to have declined the appointment, and the mayor shall, with the consent of the council, designate another party for such appointment.

(7)      Designated appointees, upon filing acceptance of appointment, shall automatically be members of the museum advisory board for the period of three years.

(8)      The museum advisory board shall meet regularly as the mayor shall  designate and shall determine and recommend rules, regulations, policies and procedures for the orderly operation and management of the museum facilities and services. The rules, regulations and policies of the board shall be effective upon the adoption and publication thereof by the mayor.

(9)      All vacancies on the board occasioned by removal, resignation or otherwise, shall be reported to the mayor, who shall fill such vacancy pursuant to the manner of appointment provided in this section.

(Ord. 94-57, 01-31-95); (Ord. 85-06, 06-05-85)

2-2-2. Removal of board members.

The mayor, by and with the consent of the council, may remove any museum advisory board member for misconduct or neglect of duty or other grounds constituting cause. If any member of the board should refuse or neglect to attend three consecutive monthly meetings without justifiable reason for the absence, this shall be grounds for removal.

(Ord. 94-57, 01-31-95); (Ord. 85-06, 06-05-85)

2-2-3. Donations.

Any person desiring to make donations of money, personal property or real estate for the benefit of the museum shall  have the  right  to vest the title  to  the money or real estate so donated in the name of Tooele City, to be held and credited to the general fund museum account, when accepted, according to the terms of the deed, gift, devise or bequest of such property. The council shall be held and considered to be special trustees of the property.

(Ord. 94-57, 01-31-95); (Ord. 85-06, 06-05-85)

2-2-4. Museum named.

The museum shall be named “Tooele Valley Museum.”

(Ord. 94-57,  01-31-95);  (Ord. 85-06, 06-05-85)


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