The Tree Commission shall consist of five (5) electors of the Municipality, appointed by Council and not holding other public office, to serve without compensation for terms of four (4) years.  Each member shall have been a resident of the Municipality or territory annexed thereto for a period of two (2) years preceding the appointment and shall continue to remain a resident during the member's term.  In the event of a vacancy, Council shall appoint a qualified elector to complete the unexpired term.  Members shall serve no more than three (3) consecutive full four (4)-year terms.  Meetings shall be open to the public except as may be provided by State law.  The Tree Commission shall have such powers and duties as provided by Council.
(Amended 11-7-00)