§ 30.04  SELECTION AND DUTIES OF MAYOR PRO TEMPORE.
   At the first meeting after their election the City Council shall select one of the councilmen to act as Mayor Pro Tempore during his term of office. The Mayor  Pro  Tempore  shall,  in  case  of  sickness or absence of the Mayor, perform all the duties of the mayor and he shall be compensated for his services as prescribed by the City Council.
('84 Code, § 2-6)