Mayor Pro Tem 2018-2019
Place Three Council Member 2017-2019
Mayor and Mayor Pro Tempore
(per Art. VI, Sect. 2, City Charter)
The Mayor shall preside over the City Council and in the absence of the mayor, the mayor pro tempore shall preside. The mayor, or mayor pro tempore if presiding, shall be entitled to vote on all questions, ordinances, resolutions, and claims coming before the City Council.
Mayor Pro Tempore –
(per Art. VI, Sect. 3, City Charter)
The City Council shall elect a mayor pro tempore at the City Council meeting at which newly elected members of the City Council take office after each general city election. The mayor pro tempore shall hold office for one year, and in the event of the failure, inability, or refusal of the mayor to act, with respect to any matter or duty, the mayor pro tempore shall act.
Duties and Powers of Office
(per Art. VIII, Sect. 2 City Charter)
The Mayor of the City, in addition to duties prescribed elsewhere in this Charter, shall be the executive officer of the city and shall have the responsibilities specified in this Section. He shall supervise officers and employees of the City pursuant to the City Personnel Policies and Procedures as may be adopted by the City Council from time to time. The Mayor shall communicate to the City Council such information, and recommend such measures as may, in his judgment, tend to the improvement of the finances, police, health, comfort and good government of the City. He shall represent the city in all its relations to other municipalities, and with the State, and he shall perform such other duties and exercise such other powers, not above enumerated, as may be given to him by the City Council or by provisions of state law relating to home-rule municipalities.