The terms of the office of Mayor and Councilmen shall be four years and the term of office of the Recorder shall be two years, beginning the first Tuesday in July next succeeding their election and continuing until their successors are elected and qualified; except that the term of office of one of the Councilmen from each of the wards elected at the first election provided shall be determined by lot, one for the two year term and one for the four term, in the presence of and under the direction of the Council. The term of all officers appointed by Council shall be as prescribed by Council, but shall not exceed two years.
(Amended Ord. 00-003.  Passed 10-2-2000.)