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At each regular City election there shall be elected either two (2) or three (3) Councilmen for a term of four (4) years each. A Mayor shall be elected in 1987 to serve for a term of four (4) years or until his earlier resignation, removal, or death. Commencing in 1991, or following the earlier occurrence of a vacancy in the office of the Mayor elected in 1987, the office of Mayor shall no longer be filled by popular election. In the event of his resignation as Mayor during the term for which he was elected, the person elected Mayor in 1987 shall be deemed to be an elected Councilman for the remainder of his four (4) –year term. At the 1989 election, and every four (4) years thereafter, two (2) Councilmen shall be elected and at the 1991 election, and every four (4) years thereafter, three (3) Councilmen shall be elected. The term of office for the Mayor elected in 1987 and for all elected Councilmen shall commence at 7:30 p.m. on the date of the first regular meeting of the City Council following the certification of the regular City election at which they were elected.
(Amended Nov. 3, 1987)