The Common Council at six forty five p.m. (6:45 p.m.) prior to the first regular meeting of each year shall choose among its members a President, and a Vice President, both of whom shall serve until the succeeding year when their respective successors shall be chosen in a like manner. The President shall serve as the presiding officer at all meetings of the Common Council. If the President is not available the Vice President or the President's designee shall preside.
(1985 Code, § 36-4-6-6(a)(5))  (Ord. passed 12-3-1894; Am. Ord. passed 10-21-1902; Am. Ord. passed 5-16-1911; Am. Ord. 1-1918, passed 1-16-1918; Am. Ord. 2-1930, passed 1-22-1930; Am. Ord. 4-1930, passed 3-4-1930; Am. Ord. 7-1977, passed 2-16-1977; Am. Ord. 28-1981, passed - -; Am. Ord. 21-1982, passed 8-12-1982; Am. Ord. 15-1983, passed 7-21-1983; Am. Ord. 22-1985, passed 9-25-1985; Am. Ord. 2001-2, passed 7-2-2002; Am. Ord. 6-2013, passed 5-7- 2013)