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Memorandum 13-149 Selection/Appointment of Mayor Pro Tempore for 2013/2014

Memorandum ID

13-149

Related Meetings

Mon, Oct 28th, 2013 6:00pm

Status

No Status

Memorandum Details

Memorandum 13-149

TO:  MAYOR WYTHE AND HOMER CITY COUNCIL
FROM:  JO JOHNSON, MMC, CITY CLERK
DATE:  OCTOBER 21, 2013
SUBJECT:  SELECTION/APPOINTMENT OF MAYOR PRO TEMPORE FOR 2013/2014

Per Homer City Code Section 1.24.080, Mayor's absence: At the first meeting of the Council following certification of the municipal election each year, there shall be appointed a Mayor Pro Tempore, by majority vote of Council, to act as Mayor during the Mayor's temporary absence or disability.

Pursuant to Council's Operating Manual: A Mayor Pro Tem shall be elected by the majority of the Homer City Council. The term of the Mayor Pro Tem shall be until the call for election by the Homer City Council of a New Mayor Pro Tem. The Mayor Pro Tem shall, in the absence of the Mayor, act as Mayor of the City of Homer as though they themselves had taken the Oath of Office of Mayor with all duties, responsibilities and powers of the Office of the Mayor of the City of Homer.

By tradition the Council has elected a new Mayor Pro Tem at the same annual meeting when newly elected officials are sworn in, with the exception of this year to accommodate schedules. The Mayor Pro Tem, when acting in that capacity, does not lose the privilege or duty to vote as a Councilmember.

Secret Ballots are provided for your convenience and to be used as you deem necessary.


RECOMMENDATION:
____________________ is selected/appointed as Mayor Pro Tempore for the City of Homer for 2013/2014.

Fiscal Note: N/A