Chapter 2.11
MAYOR PRO TEMPORE

Sections:

2.11.010    Designated – Term.

2.11.020    Powers and duties.

2.11.030    Absence of mayor at council meetings.

2.11.010 Designated – Term.

Biennially at the first meeting of a new council, or periodically, the members thereof by majority vote may designate one of their number as council president for such period as the council may specify. (Ord. 2298 § 1, 2000; Ord. 945 § 1, 1978)

2.11.020 Powers and duties.

The council president shall hold office at the pleasure of the council, and, in the case of the absence or temporary disability of the mayor, perform the duties of mayor as mayor pro tempore, except she/he shall not have power to appoint or remove any officer, or to veto any acts of the city council. (Ord. 2298 § 1, 2000; Ord. 945 § 1, 1978)

2.11.030 Absence of mayor at council meetings.

The mayor shall preside over all meetings of the city council, when present. When the council president or councilmember appointed presides over a meeting in the absence of the mayor, this shall not in any way abridge his right to vote on matters coming before the council at such meeting. (Ord. 2298 § 2, 2000; Ord. 945 § 2, 1978)