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§ 7-5. Warning and convening of annual meeting
On the first Tuesday of March 1918, and annually thereafter on the first Tuesday of March, a meeting of the legal voters of said City shall be held at nine o'clock A.M., at a place to be appointed by the City Council of said City, of which notice shall be posted in at least three public places within the limits of said City, and at least 14 days previous thereto, and also published for at least two weeks in a newspaper printed in said City, which notices shall be signed by the City Clerk, and in case of his or her failure, by the Mayor; provided, that if the annual meeting shall fail to be holden for want of notice hereinbefore mentioned or for any other cause, the corporation shall not thereby be prejudiced, and the several officers hereafter mentioned may at any time thereafter be elected at a special meeting called for that purpose as hereinbefore provided. The first meeting of said corporation shall be held at the school hall in the present Village of Newport, and shall be called by the Clerk of the Village of Newport. The Clerk of said City shall, at any time when directed by the City Council, or when requested in writing by 25 legal voters of said City, call a special meeting of the legal voters of said City at such time of day and place as directed by the City Council. In case of the failure of the Clerk to call a meeting as aforesaid, that duty shall be performed by the Mayor. The business session of each annual or special City meeting shall be held at eight o'clock in the evening of the day for such meeting, but this shall in no way alter the hour designated, or to be designated, for any meeting where any question must be voted upon under the Australian ballot system.