(1) The commission shall elect a chair and vice-chair, who shall be voting members and who shall hold office during the pleasure of the commission.
(2) The commission shall designate a secretary who need not be a member of the commission. The secretary shall ensure that an accurate record of all proceedings of the commission is kept.
(3) The commission shall have the power and authority to employ consulting advice on municipal problems and such staff as may be necessary, and to pay for their services, and for the other expenses as the commission may lawfully incur out of funds at the disposal of the commission, as authorized by the council. The expenses shall include necessary disbursements incurred by its members in the performance of their duties as members of the commission.