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San Mateo City Charter.

6.10 Ex Officio Members.

The city manager and the city attorney, or their representatives, and a representative from the city council, shall be ex officio members of all boards, commissions, and committees. The council may in the ordinance establishing any advisory board, commission, or committee provide for additional ex officio members who shall be appointed by the council for such terms as may be prescribed but who need not possess the qualifications required of regular members. Ex officio members shall have the same rights as official members including the right to attend meetings and participate in discussions, but shall not be entitled to vote.