Prior to the adoption of Ord. 21245 on 02/20/2012, Section 2-282 read as follows.

    The Downtown Columbia Leadership Council shall consist of sixteen (16) members, three (3) of whom shall be nonvoting members. Six (6) members shall be appointed by the city council. At least two (2) members appointed by the city council shall be representatives of recognized neighborhood associations. Applicants for these positions must submit with their application, a letter from an officer of the neighborhood association certifying that the applicant has been designated by the association as its representative. At least one (1) member appointed by the city council shall reside in the expanded downtown development concept plan and study area as defined in the "Downtown Columbia Leadership Council Interim Report" dated May, 2009. The director of planning and community development and director of economic development shall be nonvoting members. Each of the following shall appoint one (1) member: the planning and zoning commission, the Boone County Commission, the Chancellor of the Columbia Campus of the University of Missouri, the President of Columbia College, the President of Stephens College, the Special Business District Downtown Community Improvement District  and the Historic Preservation Commission. The Columbia Housing Authority shall appoint a nonvoting member. Two (2) of the initial members appointed by the city council shall serve a term of one (1) year, two (2) shall serve a term of two (2) years and two (2) shall serve a term of three (3) years. Thereafter, appointments shall be for terms of three (3) years, except that appointments to fill vacancies shall be for unexpired terms only. Members shall serve without compensation. The Downtown Columbia Leadership Council shall elect from its members a chair, vice-chair and secretary. The chair shall preside at meetings. If the chair is absent or unable to preside, the vice-chair shall preside. The secretary shall keep a permanent record of the proceedings of the leadership council.

(Ord. No. 19852, § 1, 3-17-08; Ord. No. 20672. § 1, 7-6-10)