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File #: 2018-7207    Version: 1 Name: Council Election of Mayor Pro Tem
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 11/27/2018 In control: City Council
On agenda: 11/27/2018 Final action: 11/27/2018
Title: Discuss and consider action to elect a Mayor Pro Tem per City Charter Section 3.06.

Title

Discuss and consider action to elect a Mayor Pro Tem per City Charter Section 3.06.

 

Summary

Section 3.06 of the City Charter specifies that the Mayor Pro Tem is elected during the first meeting following the canvassing of each general election.  Even though the general election was cancelled due to lack of opposition, the City follows all other subsequent actions as if there were an election.  The Mayor Pro Tem is a Councilmember elected by the City Council to act as Mayor during the disability or absence of the Mayor.  When acting in the capacity of Mayor, the Mayor Pro Tem has all of the rights and responsibilities and is subject to the limitations conferred on the Mayor. 

 

Deadline for City Council Action

Action is required on November 27, 2018.

 

Fiscal Impact

There is no fiscal impact associated with this item.

 

Recommended Action

Motion to appoint a Councilmember to serve as Mayor Pro Tem.