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ORDINANCE NO. 36-12 <br />AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY COMMISSION OF THE CITY OF DELRAY <br />BEACH, FLORIDA, PROVIDING FOR CHARTER REVISIONS BY AMENDING <br />SECTION 3.02, "CITY COMMISSION: COMPOSITION, ELIGIBILITY, <br />ELECTION, AND TERMS"; AMENDING SECTION 5.02, "TYPES OF <br />ELECTIONS"; TO PROVIDE FOR A CHANGE IN THE LENGTH OF A TERM <br />FROM A TWO YEAR TERM TO A THREE YEAR TERM, BUT NOT <br />EXTENDING THE MAXIMUM NUMBER OF CONSECUTIVE YEARS A <br />COMMISSIONER OR MAYOR IS ALLOWED TO SERVE; PROVIDING FOR A <br />REFERENDUM ON MARCH 12, 2013; PROVIDING A GENERAL REPEALER <br />CLAUSE; PROVIDING A SAVING CLAUSE; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE <br />DATE. <br />WHEREAS, the City Commission established a Charter Review Committee which sought input <br />from the Community as to potential Charter revisions; and <br />WHEREAS, the City Commission, after a review of the proposal, has decided to put the Question <br />set forth in this Ordinance to a vote of the electorate. <br />NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY COMMISSION OF THE CITY OF <br />DELRAY BEACH, FLORIDA: <br />Section 1. That Section 3.02, "City Commission: Composition, Eligibility, Election, and <br />Terms ", of the City Charter of the City of Delray Beach is hereby amended to read as follows: <br />Section 3.02. - CITY COMMISSION: COMPOSITION, ELIGIBILITY, ELECTION, <br />AND TERMS. <br />(A) Composition and Term. The City Commission shall be composed of five (5) <br />Commissioners, one of whom shall be duly elected Mayor. All of them shall be elected at <br />large for a term of twe-(2) three 3 years in the manner provided in this Charter. <br />(B) Staggered Terms. , and two <br />(2) Gemmissionefs shall be eleeted in edd numbered years. The Mayor may be eleeted in an <br />even ^r ^dd - ,,,.,, number- °a ^°^r Two (2) Commission seats with terms expiring in 2014 shall be <br />filled by election in 2014 and every three years thereafter. Two (2) Commission seats with <br />terms expiring in 2015 shall be filled by election in 2015 and every three years thereafter. <br />The Manor's term commencing in 2015 shall be filled by election in 2015 and every three <br />years thereafter. <br />