§2-112. City Commissioners. [6]


(1) Composition. There shall continue to be three City Commissioners who shall continue to be elected as now provided by law, of whom not more than two shall be members of the same political party or body. The City Commissioners shall take office on the first Monday in January in the year following their election. The term of office of the City Commissioners presently in office shall continue until the expiration of the term for which they were elected. Vacancies in the office of City Commissioner shall be filled by appointment of the Mayor with the approval of the Council for the unexpired term of the member causing the vacancy. In the event of the death of any person elected as a City Commissioner prior to his taking office, the same shall constitute a vacancy under this section.

(2) Qualifications. A City Commissioner shall be a qualified elector of the City and a resident of the City for at least three years immediately preceding his election and at least 25 years of age prior to his election.

(3) Compensation. The City Commissioners shall be compensated as now provided or as may hereafter be provided by ordinance from time to time.

(4) Powers, Duties and Functions. All powers, duties and functions of the Registration Commission, including, but not limited to, those relating to the registration of voters are transferred to the City Commissioners. All the powers, duties and functions of the City Commissioners in their capacity as the County Board of Elections relating to the conduct of primaries and elections shall continue to be exercised by the City Commissioners.
(5) The following powers, duties and functions of the office of the City Commissioners are transferred as follows:

(a) All matters relating to weights and measures, to the Department of Licenses and Inspections;

(b) All matters relating to payment to the Commonwealth for the care of prisoners, to the Department of Public Welfare;

(c) All matters relating to all other disbursements, including, but not limited to, jury fees, witness fees and disbursements for burial of deceased veterans and their widows, to the Director of Finance.

(6) The Registration Commission is abolished.