Sec. 6.  PRESIDENT OF COUNCIL.
   During any period when the Mayor shall be absent or inaccessible or unable for any cause to perform his or her duties, the President of Council and Successor shall be the Acting Mayor and shall also continue as a Councilmember with all the powers and duties of a Councilmember.  In case the office of Mayor shall become vacant, the President of Council and Successor shall thereupon become Mayor and that Council office shall become vacant, and the President of Council and successor shall serve as Mayor for the unexpired term or until the beginning of the term of a successor duly elected as hereinafter provided.
   The Council representative to the Planning Commission who is the Chair thereof shall succeed the President of Council as Acting Mayor or Mayor in the events set forth above, when the Mayor and the President of Council are absent, inaccessible, or unable for any cause to perform the duties, or the office has become vacant.
(Amended 11-4-08)