There is hereby created a Commission to be known and designated as the Zoning Commission of the Town, which Commission shall consist of five (5) members to be appointed by the Mayor, one of whom shall be a member of the Town Council, and the other four (4) may or may not be members of the Town Council, at the discretion of the Mayor, but must be residents of the Town. On the taking effect of this Chapter, the Mayor shall appoint one member of the Commission to hold office for one year, and two (2) to hold office for two (2) years, and two (2) to hold office for three (3) years, and thereafter as each such term expires, the Mayor shall appoint a Commissioner for the term of three (3) years, and until his successor is appointed. Any Commissioner may be discharged from office at any time on the request of the Mayor, and the vote of a majority of the Town Council. (1965 Code § 2-2-1)