SECTION 3.1  COMPOSITION.
   3.11  Number, Manner of Election.  The Council shall consist of seven (7) members, four (4) of whom are elected at-large and three (3) of whom are elected as district councilmen.
(Amended 7-8-75)
   3.12  Voting Districts.  The City shall consist of three (3) Voting Districts titled District One (1), District Two (2) and District Three (3), as determined by Ordinance.
(Amended 11-4-08)
   3.12.1  Councilmen-at-large.  There shall be four (4) councilmen-at-large elected for terms as defined below:
a - Councilman-at-large I - four-year term commencing on the next January 1 following his election and expiring on December 31.
b - Councilman-at-large II - four-year term commencing on the next January 2 following his election and expiring on January 1, except in 2002 when the term shall commence on January 1.
c - Councilman-at-large III - four-year term commencing on the next January 3 following his election and expiring on January 2, except in 2002 when the term shall commence on January 1.
d - Councilman-at-large IV - two-year term commencing on the next January 1 following his election and expiring on December 31.  (Enacted November 7, 2000.)
   3.13  Term of Office. Except as otherwise stated herein, three (3) councilmen-at-large and the three (3) district councilmen shall serve terms of four (4) years; one (1) councilman-at-large, designated herein as councilman-at-large IV, shall serve a term of two (2) years.
   The terms of all district councilmen shall commence on the next January 1 following their election, and the terms of all councilmen-at-large shall be  as defined in Section 3.12.1.
   Beginning with the Municipal election in 2001 and every four years thereafter, four (4) councilman-at-large shall be elected for terms as defined in Section 3.12.1.
   Beginning with the Municipal election in 2003 and every four (4) years thereafter, the three (3) district councilmen shall be elected for terms of four (4) years and the councilman-at-large IV shall be elected for a term of two (2) years. (Amended November 7, 2000.)
   3.14  Qualifications.  Every councilman shall be an elector and shall continue to reside within the Municipality during his term.  A district councilman shall reside within the voting district he represents and shall continue to reside within the district during his term.  If, however, the Board of Elections changes the boundaries of the precincts, therefore changing the boundaries of the districts, and this section results in placing residence of a district councilman outside the boundaries of the district he was elected to represent, he shall continue to represent the district that elected him for the remainder of his term.  No person shall serve as a member of Council without having been continuously a resident and elector of the Municipality for one (1) year immediately prior to his election or appointment. 
(Amended 11-4-75)
   3.15  Removal from Office.  The Council shall have the power to remove or expel from office any of its members in accordance with provisions outlined in Section 9.32.