§ 46-23-2.1 Members Term of office Vacancies. (a) The term of office of the appointed members shall be three (3) years, only so long as the members shall remain eligible to serve on the council under the appointment authority.
(b) The members are eligible to succeed themselves.
(c) Elected or appointed municipal officials shall hold seats on the council, only so long as they remain in their elected or appointed office. Members of the senate and house shall serve at the pleasure of the appointing authority and shall not be subject to the provisions of subsection (b).
(d) A vacancy other than by expiration shall be filled in the
manner of the original appointment but only for the unexpired portion of the
term. The appointing authority shall have the power to remove its appointee for
(P.L. 1985, ch. 212, § 3; P.L. 1990, ch. 461, § 10; P.L. 1999, ch. 354, § 54.)