A.   Application Of Provisions: Except as otherwise provided in the charter, this chapter, or other law, this section shall apply to all boards, commissions and committees. (1988 Code § 2.50)
   B.   Appointments: All board, commission and committee appointments shall be made by the Mayor, and such appointments confirmed by the Council on the first Tuesday in January of each year.
   C.   Terms: All terms existing, extended, or appointed in May of 1999 shall expire on the first Tuesday in January in the year of their designated expiration. Thereafter, the terms of all other appointees shall be established and stated at the time of their appointments so as to give effect to this section. (Ord. 54, 2nd Series, 5-4-1999)
   D.   Assumption Of Office: New appointees shall assume office on the day following their appointment and qualification, or on the first day of the month following the expiration of the prior term and qualification, whichever shall occur last. Provided, however, that all appointees to boards, commissions and committees shall hold office until their successor is appointed and qualified.
   E.   Filling Vacancies: All vacancies shall be filled in the same manner as for an expired term, but the appointment shall be effective immediately when made and only for the unexpired term.
   F.   Compensation: All appointed board, commission and committee members shall serve without remuneration, except as provided in section 2-1-2 of this chapter, but may be reimbursed for out of pocket expenses incurred in the performance of their duties when such expenses have been authorized by the Council before they were incurred.
   G.   Chairman And Secretary: The Chairman and the Secretary shall be chosen from and by the board, commission or committee membership annually to serve for one year.
   H.   Removal From Office: Any board, commission or committee member may be removed by the Council for misfeasance, malfeasance or nonfeasance in office and his position filled as any other vacancy 1 .
   I.   Meetings: Each board, commission and committee shall hold its regular meeting at a time established and approved by the Council.
   J.   Advisory To Council: All boards, commissions and committees shall be advisory to the Council, except as otherwise specified.
   K.   Elect Officers: Each board, commission and committee shall elect a Chairman, a Vice Chairman and a Secretary to serve for a one year term.
   L.   Council Authority: Committees may, from time to time, be established and abolished by resolution of the Council to serve in an advisory capacity for a specific purpose. (1988 Code § 2.50)



1. See Charter § 2.14 for notice and opportunity for hearing.