The Vice-President shall preside at all meetings of the Common Council and perform all other duties of the President in the absence of the latter; provided, that in the event the office of President shall become vacant, she/he shall not automatically succeed thereto.  Upon such vacancy, a new President shall be selected by election of the members of the Council at its next regular meeting.
('74  Code,  §  2-12)  (Ord. passed 1-2-56; Am. Ord. G-18-92, passed 4-26-92; Am. Ord. G-13-01, passed 7-24-01)