§ 31.02  CITY COUNCIL; ACTING PRESIDENT.
   The City Council shall elect one of its own body each year who shall be styled the President of the Council, and who shall preside at all meetings of the City Council in the absence of the Mayor.  In the absence of the Mayor, and the President of the Council, the City Council shall elect one of its own body to occupy his or her place temporarily, who shall be styled Acting President of the Council.  Both the President of the Council and the Acting President of the Council, when occupying the position of the Mayor, shall have the same privileges as the other members of the City Council, and all acts of the President of the Council, or Acting President of the Council, while so acting, shall be as binding upon the City Council, and upon the city as if done by the elected Mayor.
(Neb. RS 17-148)  (1973 Code, § 1-102)