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(A) At the general Municipal election in the year 1965 and every six (6) years thereafter there shall be elected one (1) Municipal Judge who shall be known as the presiding judge, whose term of office shall begin on the 4th day of July following his election to office, and who shall hold office for six (6) years.
(B) At the general Municipal election in 1961 and every six (6) years thereafter there shall be elected one (1) Associate Municipal Judge whose term of office shall begin on the 4th day of July following their election to office and who shall hold office for six (6) years.
(C) The City Commission may by ordinance provide that the existing part-time Associate Municipal Judge shall serve full time and may provide for additional Associate Municipal Judges on a part-time or full-time basis, said additional Judges to be appointed and elected, take office, and serve terms as provided in said ordinance, subject to the statutes of this State.
(Amended March 10, 2020)
(EDITOR’S NOTE: Public Act 269 of 1933, which established Municipal Courts and Municipal Judges, expired and was repealed by Public Act 217 of 1990.)