All elected City officials shall take office on the second day of January following regular municipal election.  Newly elected members shall take the oath of office and the Council shall elect from its own number a president of Council to preside over its sessions and to serve as mayor in the event of the latter's death or disability.  The Council shall also elect at its organization meeting, a clerk, who shall perform such duties as the Council may prescribe and shall receive such compensation for his services as may be provided by ordinance. The Clerk shall not be a member of the Council. Thereafter meetings shall be held regularly at a time prescribed by the Council rules, but not less frequently than once each month. All meetings of the Council shall be open to the public except for those exemptions set forth in the Ohio Revised Code and approved by two-thirds vote of all of the members of Council.(Amended 11-6-62; Amended 11-7-17)