1.30.230  Election of members of the city council by district.
   A.   Members of the City Council shall be elected "by District" as defined in California Government Code Section 34871. A person shall not be eligible to be elected to be a Member of the City Council unless he or she is otherwise qualified as required by law, resides in the geographical area making up the district from which he or she is nominated to be elected and is a registered voter of the City of Chico at the time nomination papers are issued to the candidate as provided in Section 10227 of the California Elections Code.
   B.   Registered voters signing nomination papers or voting for a Member of the City Council shall be residents of the geographical area making up the district from which the Member is to be elected.
   C.   The terms of the office of each Member elected to the City Council shall be four (4) years.
   D.   References in this Article to state statutes shall include any amendments thereto and any successor statutes.
(Ord. 2547 §2)