The Landmarks Commission shall consist of seven (7) members appointed by Council to serve a three (3) year staggered term commencing February 1 in the appropriate year of appointment. Council by ordinance shall designate the requirements for membership among residents, property owners within the city and professionals who need not be residents of the city, but who provide the expertise necessary to the Landmarks Commission to fulfill its responsibilities. Vacancies to the Commission shall be filled by Council for the unexpired term in the manner in which the original appointments were made.
   The Landmarks Commission shall conduct a continuing survey of all areas, places, buildings, structures, works of art, and similar objects in the City which the Commission, on the basis of information available to it, has reason to believe are or will be eligible for designation as landmarks, shall work for the continuing education of the citizens of the City with respect to its historic and architectural heritage, shall maintain a register of landmarks, and perform such other duties as the Council may provide by ordinance.
   The Landmarks Commission shall hold regularly scheduled meetings at announced times. The quorum shall be four (4) members. At its first meeting each February it shall organize, selecting its Chairman and Vice Chairman. The Commission shall establish its own Rules of Procedure and it shall keep a record of its proceedings in all matters coming before it.
   With the adoption of these amendments to the Charter in the year 2002, all current Commissioner's offices shall be extended from December 31 of the year the term is scheduled to end until January 31 of the following year to extend the current offices to meet the amended schedule of appointments.