SECTION 3.07  APPOINTED CITY OFFICERS.
   (a)   There shall be a city clerk. The city clerk shall be nominated and appointed by the board of aldermen as prescribed by state law.
   (b)   The Board of Assessors shall consist of three (3) full time members and shall continue to act in its current capacity as a board of appeals for abatements, unless nine (9) members of the Board of Aldermen vote to reorganize the Assessors office pursuant to Section 3.01. The assessors shall be nominated by the board of aldermen, subject to confirma-tion by eight (8) aldermen, subject to the provisions of Section 3.08 of this charter. One of the three assessors shall be appointed department head by the board of aldermen. The department head shall chair the Board of Assessors.
   (c)   There shall be a finance officer. The finance officer shall be nominated and appointed by the board of aldermen subject to the provisions of Section 3.08 of this charter.