Sec. 2-2-1. Appointment and removal.

(a) On the first Tuesday following any general municipal city election at which council members are elected, the city council shall meet and designate its presiding officer who shall have the title of mayor. The council member who served as mayor pro tempore in accordance with Section 2-2-3 immediately prior to this meeting shall be designated as mayor. The mayor shall serve in this capacity at the pleasure of the city council.
(b) Should the person who was selected as mayor pro tempore in accordance with Section 2-2-3 no longer be a council member at the time of the above-referenced meeting, the remaining council members shall select one of their number as mayor by a majority vote. (Ord. No. 935, § 2 (part); Ord. No. 1197, § 2 (part); Ord. 1317, § 2 (part).)