Publication Date

5-3-2009

Category

Environment

Abstract

The Mayor is responsible for all executive and administrative functions and controls the day-to-day affairs of the City. Under the City Charter the Mayor may veto actions taken by the Council. The Council may override the Mayor’s veto with a vote of six of the nine members. Each Council Member is elected by receiving a majority of the vote from the district in which they are seeking to serve. The leadership positions of the Common Council are selected by and from the Common Council Members to serve in a Leadership position for a two year period. These positions include President, President Pro-Tempore, and Majority and Minority Leaders.

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