About Commission Terms City Commission members are elected for two- or four-year terms depending on the number of votes received. The mayor is a one-year rotating position and is paid $300 per month. Commissioners are paid $250 per month. About the Election Process City Commission elections are traditionally held the first Tuesday in November. Commissioners are elected by the general population; they are not limited to districts within the city. More information about the election process can be obtained by emailing the city clerk's office, or by calling 620-421-7000.