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At the meeting of the City Council at which the returns of the annual election are canvassed each year, the members of the City Council shall select, on a rotating basis among the Wards, a member of the City Council who has been on City Council for at least two (2) years to serve as Mayor Pro Tem until the meeting of the City Council at which the returns of the annual election for the next succeeding year have been canvassed. The Mayor Pro Tem shall perform all of the duties of the Mayor in the absence or disability of the Mayor, and shall assume the office of Mayor for the remainder of the unexpired term in the event the office of the Mayor becomes vacant. If both the Mayor and the Mayor Pro Tem are absent from any meeting of the City Council, the members present shall elect from among themselves a Temporary Mayor Pro Tem to preside at such meeting.
(Amendment adopted by electorate 5-7-94; Amendment adopted by electorate 5-2-98; Amendment adopted by electorate 5-10-14)