§ 3.4. Clerk of Council and Staff  

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  • The clerk of council shall be appointed as an unclassified legislative employee of the city by vote of a majority of the members elected to council and shall serve at the pleasure of council.

    The appointment shall be for a two-year term coinciding with the term of council. Appointment and removal of the clerk of council during the two-year term shall be made only upon an affirmative vote of two-thirds of the members elected to council.

    Prior to original appointment the qualifications of the proposed appointee shall be presented to council.

    The clerk's staff shall be appointed as unclassified legislative employees of the city by the clerk of council. The clerk shall have supervision and control of the staff.