The Council shall be a continuing body and shall meet for the purpose of organization at its first meeting in January of each year.
   The Council shall adopt, by a majority vote of its members, its own rules (the "Rules") which shall not conflict with this Charter and which shall remain in effect until amended or repealed by a majority vote of the members of Council. The Rules of Council shall go into immediate effect unless a later date is specified, and the Rules shall not be subject to initiative or referendum. The Rules of Council shall provide for the number, composition, and manner of appointment of committees of the Council and such other matters as the Council shall determine to be necessary for the proper functioning and governance of the Council.