2022 Wyoming Statutes
Title 35 - Public Health and Safety
Chapter 12 - Industrial Development and Siting
Section 35-12-104 - Industrial Siting Council Created; Composition; Terms; Removal; Compensation.
35-12-104. Industrial siting council created; composition; terms; removal; compensation.
(a) There is created the industrial siting council consisting of seven (7) members who are residents of Wyoming.
(b) The terms of council members shall be six (6) years, except that on the initial appointment three (3) members shall serve for six (6) years, two (2) members shall serve for four (4) years and two (2) members shall serve two (2) years as designated by the initial appointment.
(c) Members shall be appointed by the governor with the advice and consent of the senate. The governor may remove any member as provided in W.S. 9-1-202. If a vacancy occurs the governor shall appoint a new member as provided in W.S. 28-12-101. Not more than seventy-five percent (75%) of the members shall be of the same political party.
(d) The council, annually, shall elect a chairman, vice-chairman and secretary from among its members. The council shall have at least four (4) regularly scheduled meetings each year and may meet at the call of the chairman or upon request of a majority of the members at other times. For the purpose of conducting council business four (4) members constitute a quorum but no action taken is valid unless approved by at least four (4) members.
(e) Council members appointed pursuant to this section shall be reimbursed for per diem, mileage and expenses and receive salary for attending meetings and hearings of the council in the same manner and amount as members of the Wyoming legislature.
(f) The administrative head of each state agency enumerated in W.S. 35-12-110(b), or the designated representative, may attend meetings of the council and serve in an advisory capacity to facilitate and expedite the decision making process of the council. The council may request any administrative head to pursue, evaluate and submit reports relative to any study which may be required in the evaluation of an application for a permit.
(g) Appointments and terms under this chapter shall be in accordance with W.S. 28-12-101 through 28-12-103.