2.32.010 Commission and alternate appointments.
   A.   Unless otherwise specifically provided in this code or by state law, all city board and commission appointments, except for ex officio members where applicable, shall be made by the city council in January, following the election of city council members.
   B.   The city council may select up to two alternate commissioners for each commission in addition to the established commission membership. Initially and thereafter when necessary, alternate commissioners will be selected in january, following the election of city council members. In the event the city council appoints two alternate commissioners to any commission, the alternates shall be designated first alternate and second alternate by the city council.
   C.   Alternate commissioners shall not become permanent members of their designated commission except by the filling of a vacancy pursuant to Section 2.32.020.C. Alternate members are not eligible to serve as chair or vice chair until they fill a vacancy. Alternates are encouraged to attend their designated commission meetings; they are non-voting members, and they are not counted for quorum purposes. Alternate commissioners shall possess all the qualifications of other commissioners.
   D.   Unless otherwise provided by law, or by ordinance or resolution of the city council, all members of any board or commission of the city appointed by the city council shall be initially, and during their incumbencies, registered voters within the incorporated city limit boundaries of the City of Murrieta, and shall not at or during incumbency be an employee of the city. (Ord 529 § 1, 2018; Ord. 3 § 1 (part), 1991: prior code § 2.04.060)