Prior to the adoption of Ord. 17658 on 04/21/2003, Section 2-268 read as follows.


    Meetings shall be held in accordance with rules established by the commission. A simple majority of all members shall constitute a quorum for the transaction of business. Any commission member having three (3) unscheduled absences without just cause within a period of one year, or who shall be continuously absent from meetings for any reason for a period of four (4) months (when regular meetings have been held in said four (4) months) without prior city council consent, shall automatically forfeit the office.  The chair of the commission is authorized to excuse any member from attendance at a commission meeting; provided, that the member requested to be excused before the meeting.  Any member who is absent, without being excused, from twenty-five percent of the regular commission meetings held in a calendar year shall automatically forfeit the office.  Any member who is absent, without being excused, from three consecutive regular meetings shall automatically forfeit the office.  It shall be the duty of the chairperson to promptly notify the city council of the vacancy.

(Ord. No. 11027, § 2, 5-5-86)