Every ordinance or resolution adopted by Council shall be signed by the President of Council or other presiding officer, attested by the Clerk of Council and presented promptly to the Mayor within forty-eight (48) hours after passage. If the Mayor approves such ordinance or resolution, he shall sign and return it to the Clerk of Council within ten (10) days after its adoption by Council, but if he does not approve it, he shall return it to Council within said ten (10) days with his written objections by delivery to the Clerk of Council, which objections shall be entered in full on the journal of Council. If the Mayor does not sign or so return an ordinance or resolution within said ten (10) day period, it shall take effect in the same manner as if he had signed it. The Mayor may approve or disapprove the whole or any item of an ordinance or resolution appropriating money, but otherwise his approval or disapproval shall be addressed to the entire ordinance or resolution. When the Mayor has disapproved an ordinance or resolution, or a part or item thereof as herein provided, the Council shall, not later than its next regular meeting, proceed to reconsider it, and if upon reconsideration the ordinance or resolution or part or item thereof disapproved by the Mayor be approved by the affirmative vote of at least five (5) of the members of Council, it shall then take effect without the signature of the Mayor in the same manner as if he had signed it. In all such cases, the votes shall be taken by roll call and entered upon the journal.
(Amended 11-5-85)