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The Mayor, with the advice and consent of a majority of all the members of the Council, shall appoint the City Solicitor.
Sources: Act of June 25, 1919, P.L. 581, Article XIII, Section 1.
Purposes: The advice and consent of the Council to the appointment by the Mayor of the City Solicitor are required because under the Charter the City Solicitor is to serve as legal advisor to the Council as well as to the Mayor.