At the municipal election in April of 1995 and every four years thereafter, a Mayor shall be elected from the voters of the City at large for a term of four years.  The Mayor shall be a voting member of the City Council and shall preside at meetings of the Council, represent the City in intergovernmental relationships, appoint with the advice and consent of the Council the members of citizen advisory boards and commissions, present an annual state of the City message, and perform other duties specified by the Council.  The Mayor shall be recognized as head of the City government for all ceremonial purposes and by the governor for the purposes of military law but shall have no administrative duties.  The Council shall elect from among its members a Deputy Mayor who shall act as Mayor during the absence or disability of the Mayor and, if a vacancy occurs, shall become Mayor for the remainder of the unexpired term.  The term of the Mayor shall begin the first Council meeting in May after his or her election, and the Mayor shall serve until his or her successor is elected and qualified.