Prior to the adoption of Ord. 22005 on 03/17/2014, Section 2-255 read as follows.

     Commission members shall not serve on the board of directors or be employed by any agency organization which applies for funding through the commission or which receives funding upon recommendation of the commission. For purposes of this section, each academic and administrative unit of the University of Missouri shall be considered a separate agency organization and each school of the Columbia Public School District shall be considered a separate agency organization . Any commission member who violates this section shall automatically forfeit the office. It shall be the duty of the chair of the commission to promptly notify the city council of the vacancy.

Editor's note--Ord. No. 21571, § 1, adopted January 7, 2013, recodified Article V.  The previous applicable sections were Sections 2-265 - 2 - 270.