The Mayor shall establish the date, time and place for the first meeting of each year, at which the Planning Commission shall organize under a Chairman and Vice Chairman elected from among the five (5) regular members for a period of one year The Commission shall appoint a Secretary who need not be a member of the Commission.
   The alternate member shall participate in any regular or special meeting of the Commission when a regular member is unable to attend and shall have full authority in participation and voting in matters that come before the Commission at that time.
   The Planning Commission shall establish its own rules of procedure, except that meetings must be held at least once a month and shall be open to the public, and a record of its resolutions, findings, and determinations shall be maintained and shall be open to the public at all times.
(Amended November 6, 1990; November 2, 2010)