SECTION 2.06  BOARDS, COMMISSIONS AND COMMITTEES.
   1.   Establishment.  The Council may establish boards, commissions and committees in addition to those required by the laws of the State and shall specify the titles, duties, length of terms, qualifications of members and other appropriate matters. The Council may reduce or increase duties of any board, commission or committee; transfer duties from one to another or dissolve any board, commission or committee, except as otherwise provided by Iowa law or this Charter. This section does not apply to “Standing Committees of the City Council.”  All members shall be residents of the City and eligible electors.
   2.   Appointment, Vacancies and Removal.  The Mayor shall appoint, with the approval of the Council, all members of boards, commissions and committees unless otherwise provided by the laws of the State or existing City ordinances at the time of the adoption of this Charter, and shall seek to provide broad representation on all boards, commissions and committees, subject to the requirements of the laws of the State of Iowa. All members shall be residents of the City and eligible electors. The Council shall establish procedures for not less than thirty (30) days’ notice of vacancies on boards, commissions and committees and shall encourage nominations by citizens before the vacancies are filled. The Council shall establish conditions for the removal of members of boards, commissions and committees for just cause, consistent with the laws of the State.
   3.   Rules.  All boards, commissions and committees shall adopt rules and procedures for their operation, including rules pertaining to open meetings, consistent with the laws of the State.