Gallagher, an at-large councilman who is term-limited, said today that he considered running for a district seat but that Kelly had informed him he couldn’t.
(3) Limitation of Terms for Councilmembers. Commencing with the April 2, 1991 general municipal election, no person shall be elected to the office of Councilmember for more than two (2) consecutive terms, nor shall any person who has held the office of Councilmember by appointment and election for more than two (2) years of a term to which some other person was elected Councilmember be elected to more than one (1) consecutive term. Any person who is elected for two (2) years of an unexpired term of a Councilmember may be elected to the office of Councilmember for two (2) additional consecutive terms. Any person who has served two (2) consecutive terms of office may again be elected to the office of Councilmember at the next general municipal election after termination of the consecutive terms. (1991)