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(A) Appointments and Terms. The members of each City board or commission shall be appointed, and shall be subject to removal, by action of the City Council. The members of such boards and commissions shall serve for a term of four years and until their respective successors are appointed and qualified. Board and commission members shall be limited to a maximum of two consecutive terms and an interval of two years must pass before a person who has served two consecutive terms may be reappointed to the body upon which the member had served. For the purpose of this Charter Section 602, an appointment to fill an initial term or an unexpired term of less than two years in duration shall not be considered as a term; however, any appointment to fill an initial term or an unexpired term in excess of two years shall be considered to be a full term.

(B) Initial Classification of Appointees. The members appointed to such boards and commissions shall so classify themselves by lot so that the first day of July of every year, the term of one of their number shall expire. If the total number of members of such body to be appointed exceeds four, the classification by lot shall provide for the grouping of terms to such an extent as is necessary in order that the term of at least one member shall expire on the first day of July of every year.

(C) Vacancies. Vacancies in any board or commission shall be filled by appointment by the City Council. Upon a vacancy occurring leaving an unexpired portion of a term, any appointment to fill such vacancy shall be for the unexpired portion of such term. A board or commission member shall have been deemed to have vacated their position under any of the circumstances described in Charter Section 303(A)(2)-(10) with respect to City Councilmembers and the Mayor. Additionally, if a member of a board or commission is absent from three regular meetings of such body consecutively, unless by permission of such board or commission expressed in its official minutes, then such member shall forfeit their office and the office shall become vacant once so declared by the City Council.

(D) Eligibility. All voting members of City boards and commissions must be Residents of the City of Chula Vista and at least 18 years of age. Notwithstanding the foregoing, the City Council may appoint non-Residents to boards and commissions (1) where expressly allowed under this Charter for the boards and commissions specifically provided for herein, and (2) where the City Council has specifically provided for non-Residents to be qualified for boards and commissions created by ordinance. Appointment of non-Residents to such boards and commissions must be passed by at least four-fifths vote. The age requirement shall not apply to members of boards and commissions on which youth members are permitted to serve by City ordinance. Redistricting Commission members must also be registered voters of the City, pursuant to Charter Section 903. No person may be appointed nor shall serve on more than one board or commission simultaneously unless otherwise approved by the City Council in accordance with City Council policy.