The Mayor shall establish the date, time and place for the first meeting of each year for all boards and commissions, at which meeting the board or commission shall organize under a Chairperson and Vice-Chairperson elected from among the elector members for a period of one year. The board or commission shall appoint a secretary who need not be a member of that board or commission.
   The board or commission shall establish its own rules or procedures, except that meetings shall be open to the public, and a record of its resolutions, findings and determinations shall be maintained and shall be open to the public at all reasonable times and the Planning Commission shall be required to act upon every application received by the Planning Commission within thirty days after the date it is filed with the Planning Commission. Failure to act upon said application within thirty days shall be deemed approval of said application.
(Amended November 7, 2017)