The assistant inspectors shall receive a salary in an amount to be determined by the city council or chairman and board of trustees. The members of the board, not ex officio members, shall be paid an amount to be determined by the city council or chairman and board of trustees. No meeting of the board shall be held at any time, except on the call of the chairman of such board. All salaries shall be paid out of the general fund of the city or village, where the board is located, the same as other city or village officers are paid. Vouchers for the same shall be duly certified by the chairman and secretary of such board to the city council, city manager, or chairman and board of trustees.