(A)   Control of meeting. The Village President shall preserve order and conduct the proceedings of the meeting. A member may appeal from a decision of the presiding officer. Such an appeal is not debatable and must be sustained by a majority of the members present, exclusive of the presiding officer.
   (B)   Absence of President. If the President is absent at any meeting the Clerk-Treasurer shall call the meeting to order and preside until the Board selects a Trustee to preside for that meeting.
   (C)   Participation in debate. The presiding officer may speak upon any question or make any motion if he or she vacates the chair and designates a Trustee to preside temporarily.
(`99 Code, § 1.03)