Establishment, Membership, Appointment.
   A.   The Board of Hospital Managers shall consist of fifteen (15) members appointed by the Mayor with the approval of the City Council.
   B.   All members shall be City residents and shall serve in the interests of all the citizens of the City. No member shall be a member of any medical or health profession.
   C.   1.   The present members shall continue to serve until their respective terms expire, and shall then be eligible for reappointment in accordance with Sec. 6-101 of this Charter.
      2.   The initial appointment of those members necessary to increase the membership of the Board to fifteen (15) shall be made by the Mayor and Council no later than the first (1st) day of May after the effective date of this Charter. One person shall be appointed for a term of five (5) years, one for a term of four (4) years, one for a term of three (3) years, and one for a term of two (2) years.
      3.   Thereafter, all appointments shall be made for five (5) year terms.
(Adopted by the electorate, 11-5-1974; Amendment adopted by the electorate, 11-7-1997)