At Council's organizational meeting following each municipal election, the Mayor shall recommend a member of Council to serve as Vice-Mayor for a term of two years in the event that the Mayor is absent or unable to fulfill his or her mayoral duties.  Council shall affirm the Mayor's recommendation by vote of at least four (4) members.  The Vice-Mayor shall retain his/her right to vote, even while acting as Mayor as herein provided, and shall exercise all of the powers and perform all of the duties of the Mayor in case of temporary absence or disability of the Mayor, and shall be acting Mayor in case of any vacancy therein until a new Mayor is elected in accordance with Section 3.12 Vacancies.
(Amended 5-7-19)