76-1-221. Membership of city planning board. (1) A city planning board shall consist of not less than seven members to be appointed as follows:
(a) one member to be appointed by the city council from its membership;
(b) one member to be appointed by the city council, who may in the discretion of the city council be an employee or hold public office in the city or county in which the city is located;
(c) one member to be appointed by the mayor upon the designation by the county commissioners of the county in which the city is located;
(d) four citizen members to be appointed by the mayor, two of whom shall be resident freeholders within the urban area, if any, outside of the city limits over which the planning board has jurisdiction under this chapter and two of whom shall be resident freeholders within the city limits.
(2) The clerk of the city council shall certify members appointed by its body. The certificates shall be sent to and become a part of the records of the planning board. The mayor shall make similar certification for the appointment of citizen members.