SEC. 12.08  PRESENT OFFICERS TO HOLD OFFICE UNTIL TIME HEREIN STATED; ELECTION AND TERMS OF FUTURE MAYORS AND COUNCILMEN.
   To provide for transition to calendar year terms as provided for in this Charter, council and mayor offices standing for election in the 2016 election shall serve for a term ending the first business day of January 2020, at which time these offices shall be filled for four (4) year terms by election in November of 2019 as provided for under this Charter.
   All present elected council offices with terms expiring in January of 2019 shall stand for election in November of 2018 for four (4) year terms commencing first business day of 2019 as provided for under this Charter.
   The Mayor's term expires the first business day of January 2017 and as such the Mayor shall stand for election in November 2016 for a term of four (4) years commencing the first business day of 2017.
(Ord. 556, passed 6-27-2016)
Editor's note:
   This Charter was adopted by the voters on March 9, 1971 and pursuant to § 1.05, became effective 30 days thereafter.  Amendments to this Charter were adopted                 , 2016 by the City Council after recommendation by the Charter Commission and pursuant to M.S.A. § 410.012, subdivision 7, became effective 90 days after its passage and publication.