§ 31.004 OATH OF OFFICE.
   The Mayor and Council members, before entering upon the duties of their respective offices, shall take the following oath: “I do solemnly swear (or affirm) that I am duly qualified, according to the Constitution of this state, to exercise the duties of the office to which I have been elected, and that I will, to the best of my ability, discharge the duties thereof, and preserve, protect and defend the Constitution of the state and of the United States. As Mayor (or Council member) of the City of Goose Creek, I will equally, fairly and impartially to the best of my ability and skill, exercise the trust reposed in me and will use my best endeavor to preserve the peace and carry into effect, according to law, the purpose for which I have been elected. So help me God”.
(1985 Code, § 2-23)