A Manager shall be appointed by Council, a minimum of five (5) votes being necessary for his/her appointment. His/her tenure shall be indefinite, but shall continue only at the pleasure of Council, a vote of at least five (5) members of Council being necessary for his/her removal. Council may provide for severance pay in event of removal.
   The Manager shall be chosen by the Council, on the basis of qualifications determined by Council, including professional qualifications, executive qualifications and knowledge of the duties, standards and accepted practices of the office, except In case of a temporary Manager. Council must give public notice and advertise in appropriate publications and trade journals for a period of sixty (60) days prior to the appointment of a new Manager.
   No Council member shall be eligible for appointment as Manager during the term for which he/she was elected and holds office, or for one (1) year thereafter, except as a temporary Manager and except as provided in 5.03 hereof.
(Amended 11-4-08; 11-8-11.)