The Personnel Committee shall consist of the Mayor as Chairperson, the Council President and one member of the City Council appointed by the Mayor and confirmed by the City Council. The Personnel Committee shall be responsible for studying, developing, and recommending policies affecting the City’s personnel system and is advisory to both the Mayor and the City Council. At the Mayor may request, the Personnel Committee shall advise the Mayor on the selection, appointment, discipline, and removal of department heads. The Personnel Committee shall also serve to advise the City Council on requests for exceptions to the personnel policies or compensation plan of the City. The Human Resources Director shall provide resource material and assistance to the Committee as necessary and shall provide such periodic reports as are requested by the Committee.