The city cemetery shall be under the control of and administered by the city through a Cemetery Board or by the Mayor and Board of Commissioners.
A Board of Cemetery trustees is hereby created and established which shall be composed of seven members appointed by the Mayor with the approval of the Board of Commissioners. The term of the members shall be for a period of one year, beginning July 1 of the year of appointment.
Notwithstanding paragraph 1 above, the Mayor and Board of Commissioners may elect to serve as trustees for the municipal cemetery. In the event the Mayor and Board of Commissioners elect to serve as trustees, no Cemetery Board shall be appointed.
The Mayor and Board of Commissioners may at any time it chooses become the trustees of the cemetery and relinquish such duty when it deems the same to be in the best interest of the city to do so.
The Cemetery Board, if created, shall act in an advisory capacity to the Board of Commissioners, and shall from time to time make recommendations for the improvement in the maintenance and operation of the cemetery. The board, if created, shall inquire into complaints and make recommendations to the Board of Commissioners.