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RESOLUTION NO. 2017- 097 <br />A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF ANAHEIM <br />PROVIDING FOR DISTRICT -BASED APPOINTMENT AND REMOVAL <br />OF MEMBERS OF THE ANAHEIM YOUTH AND SENIOR <br />COMMISSIONS PRIOR TO THE 2018 GENERAL MUNICIPAL <br />ELECTION <br />WHEREAS, at the 2014 General Municipal election, the electors of the City of Anaheim <br />voted to change the way in which council members in the City are elected from an "at large" system <br />to a "by district" system whereby the voters in each district in the City elect a resident of that <br />district to serve on the City Council; and <br />WHEREAS, the transition to district representatives will not be complete until the General <br />Municipal election in November of 2018; and <br />WHEREAS, in March of 2017, the City Council adopted Ordinance No. 6401, changing <br />the way in which members of City boards and commissions would be selected following the full <br />transition to district representation in November 2018, in order to make those boards and <br />commissions reflective of the City's by district election system; and <br />WHEREAS, in March of 2017, the City Council also adopted Resolution No. 2017-049, to <br />govern the appointment of board and commission members prior to the full transition to district <br />representation in November 2018; and <br />WHEREAS, the City Council now desires to establish, by ordinance, two new <br />commissions, the Senior Citizen Commission and the Anaheim Youth Commission; and <br />WHEREAS, the addition of these two commissions creates a need to adopt a resolution <br />providing for the district -based appointment of their members prior to the November 2018 General <br />Municipal election; and <br />WHEREAS, sections 900 and 902 of the City Charter authorize the City Council to make <br />appointments to the City boards and commissions named in the Charter, as well as to establish <br />other boards and commissions as appropriate and grant them powers and duties consistent with the <br />Charter; and <br />WHEREAS, matters relating to the Senior Citizen Commission and the Anaheim Youth <br />Commissions, other than the appointment and removal of board and commission members prior <br />to the 2018 General Municipal election as set forth herein, shall be governed by the City Charter <br />and Municipal Code. <br />