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2018 legislative session.
§ 19-303. Mayor and Deputy Mayor; election, terms, and duties
At the annual City meeting to be held on the first Tuesday of March, commencing March 3, 2015, and every three years thereafter, the Mayor shall be elected for a term of three years, and until the Mayor's successor takes office. The Mayor shall be the City Council presiding officer and Chair of the City's Strategic Planning Committee. The Mayor shall be the City Council liaison with regard to the City Manager, governmental entities, and independent agencies and shall be permitted to take any action approved by the City Council, including the execution of documents. The Council shall elect from its members a Deputy Mayor who shall act as Mayor during the absence or disability of the Mayor and, if a vacancy occurs in the office of the Mayor, the Deputy Mayor shall become Mayor until the next annual meeting, at which a new Mayor shall be elected to serve any remainder of the prior Mayor's unexpired term. (Added 2013, No. M-9, § 3, eff. June 4, 2013; amended 2015, No. M-19 (Adj. Sess.), § 2, eff. May 17, 2016.)