The planning and zoning commission shall consist of not less than seven (7) nor more than eleven (11) members, to be appointed by the mayor and confirmed by the council. Not more than one-third (1/3) of such membership may be ex officio members by virtue of public office or position held in the city. At least one member may be an Idaho resident living outside the city, pursuant to Idaho Code section 67-6526(g). The term of office for the first appointive members appointed to such commission shall be two (2), four (4) and six (6) years to be determined by lot. Thereafter, the term of office for each appointive officer shall be six (6) years. Vacancies occurring shall be filled by a majority vote of the council. Members shall be selected without respect to political affiliation and shall be paid forty dollars ($40.00) per diem for each regular monthly meeting that he or she attends. Said payment shall not exceed eighty dollars ($80.00) for any one month. In addition to the payment of forty dollars ($40.00) for each regular monthly meeting attended, members traveling outside Elmore County on official planning and zoning commission business may receive such mileage and per diem compensation as may, from time to time, be determined by the council. (Ord. 1451, 8-28-2006)