7-4-4102. Officers of city of second or third class. (1) The officers of a city of the second or third class consist of:
(a) one mayor;
(b) two city council members from each ward; and
(c) one city judge.
(2) Except as provided in 7-5-4410, officers listed in subsection (1), except the city judge for a city of the third class, must be elected by the qualified electors of the city.
(3) The governing body of a city of the third class may by ordinance determine whether the office of city judge must be filled by appointment by the governing body or by election or may appoint a justice of the peace or the city judge of another city as judge of the city court as provided in 3-11-205.
(4) There may also be appointed by the mayor, with the advice and consent of the council:
(a) one city attorney;
(b) one city clerk, who is ex officio city assessor;
(c) one city treasurer or one city clerk-treasurer;
(d) one chief of police; and
(e) any other officers necessary to carry out the provisions of this title.
(5) The city council may prescribe the duties of all city officers and fix their compensation.