Prior to the adoption of Ord. 21681 on 05/20/2013, Section 2-338 read as follows.

    (a)    The commission shall consist of nine (9) thirteen (13) members.   One (1) member shall be a University of Missouri student appointed by the council to a one year term.  One (1) member shall be a Columbia College student or administrator appointed by the Columbia College administration.  One (1) member shall be a Stephens College student or administrator appointed by the Stephens College administration.   One (1) member shall be a representative of the University of Missouri appointed by the chancellor of the University of Missouri administration . One (1) member shall be a member of the disabilities commission appointed by the disabilities commission. One (1) member shall be a member of the bicycle/pedestrian commission appointed by the bicycle/pedestrian commission. The remaining nine (9) at large other members shall be appointed by the city council.  Consideration shall be given to the appointment of an eligible Columbia Transit paratransit rider, an owner or representative of a business, a member of the disabilities commission, a member of the bicycle/pedestrian commission, a representative of the Columbia Public School District, and/or a representative of Columbians for Modern Efficient Transit (CoMET), an advocacy group of PedNet.


    (b)     Three (3) of the initial at large members appointed by the city council shall serve terms of one (1) year, and three (3) shall serve terms of two (2) years , and three (3) shall serve terms of three (3) years . The member appointed by the disabilities commission shall serve a term of two (2) years. The member appointed by the bicycle/pedestrian commission shall serve a term of two (2) years. Thereafter, appointments made to the at large positions by the council shall be for terms of two (2) three (3) years, except that appointments to fill vacancies, occurring other than by expiration of terms, shall be filled for the unexpired term only.   The term of each member appointed by the council shall end on March 1, or until a successor is duly appointed and qualified.   It shall be the duty of the chair to promptly notify the city council of a vacancy.  The members appointed by persons other than the city council shall serve for terms designated by the appointing authority and shall serve at the pleasure of the appointing authority.


Editor's note--Ord. No. 21571, § 1, adopted January 7, 2013, recodified Article V.  The previous applicable sections were Sections 2-375.09 - 2-375.14.