Section 2.10  MAYOR - DEPUTY MAYOR - DUTIES
   The Mayor shall be the chief executive officer of the City.  He shall be President of the Council for all purposes, including those purposes required by civil or military law, and shall have such other duties as prescribed by this Charter.  The Mayor shall preside at all meetings of the Council but have no vote therein, except in the case of a tie vote of the Council, in which event the Mayor shall cast the deciding vote.  The Mayor shall have no veto power. The Mayor shall authenticate by signature such instruments as the Council, this Charter, or the laws of the State or of the United States, may require.  The Deputy Mayor shall act as Mayor during the absence or disability of the Mayor, or, if a vacancy occurs, shall become Mayor for the balance of the term. During the temporary absence or disability of the Mayor, the Deputy Mayor shall not be disqualified from voting as a member of the Council.
ANNOTATION: AS AMENDED BY VOTE OF ELECTORS NOVEMBER 7, 2006.