crescent PARK PRESERVATION ASSOCIATION
Members - The carousel park commission shall consist of 20 residents of the city, to include a member of the city council selected by the council; two members from each of the four wards of the city, nominated by the council person from each ward; two members nominated by the council person at-large; one member at-large nominated by the mayor; the city manager or his representative; a member of the historic properties designation and study commission appointed by majority vote of the council and the superintendent of schools or his representative; and five alternate members appointed by majority vote of the council to be designated as the first, second and third alternate members. These alternate members may actively participate in meetings. The first alternate shall vote if one member of the commission is absent, the second shall vote if two members of the commission are absent, the third alternate shall vote if three members are absent, the fourth alternate shall vote if four members are absent and the fifth alternate shall vote if five members are absent. In the absence of the first alternate member, the second alternate member shall serve the position of the first and in the absence of the second alternate member, the third alternate member shall serve in the position of the second, in the absence of the third alternate member, the fourth alternate member shall serve in the position of the third, in the absence of the fifth alternate member the fifth member shall serve in the position of the fourth. The selection of public members shall be from residents demonstrating an avid interest in the welfare of the carousel park properties and particular abilities to contribute to the commission, including but not limited to historic preservation, architecture, community heritage, public relations, environmental appreciation, fund-raising, and community involvement. Each nominee for membership in the commission shall be elected by the entire city council.
Term - The City Council member shall serve a one-year term commencing in January of each year; the City Manager and the Superintendent of Schools (or representative) shall serve for and during their terms of office. The original six public members shall serve terms of three years each, provided however, that for the members first appointed, (2) members shall serve a term of (1) year; (2) members for a term of (2) years; and (3) members for a term of (3) years, said terms to commence on the January following the initial appointment of such members. The (5) additional public members appointed in 1993 shall serve terms of three (3) years provided that for the members first appointed in 1993 (2) members shall serve a term of (1) year; (2) members shall serve a term of (2) years; and (1) member shall serve a term of (3) years. Alternate members shall serve a two-year term from the date of appointment.