1.20.020 Terms of elected municipal officers.
   A.   Those elected municipal officers of the city whose terms of office would have, prior to the adoption of this chapter, expired following the November 2007 general municipal election shall, instead, continue in their offices until the day of the November 2008 general municipal election of the city, and until their successors are elected and qualified.
   B.   In order to broaden the opportunities for public service and to assure that elected officials of government are responsive to the citizens of the government, no elected official of the City of Murrieta or any other political subdivision of the City of Murrieta shall serve more than two (2) consecutive terms in office.
   C.   For the purposes of this section, terms are considered consecutive if they are at least four (4) years apart, A term shall be shall be defined as four (4) years.
(Ord. 444, 2010; Ord. 295 § 2, 2004: Ord. 116 § 1 (part), 1994: Ord. 7 § 3, 1991)