Every elected and appointed Council member, before commencing official duties, shall take and subscribe to the following oath:
“I do solemnly swear (or affirm) that I will support the constitutions of the United States of America and the State of Michigan and the Charter of the City of Charlevoix, and that I will faithfully discharge the duties of this  office on behalf of all the citizens of the City, to the best of my ability.”
   The Council member shall file the oath, duly certified by the official before whom it was taken, in the office of the City Clerk.