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(A) The Mayor shall have the power to remove any officer appointed by him or her whenever the interests of the city demand it. The Mayor shall report the reasons for the removal to the City Council at a meeting to be held not less than five days nor more than ten days after the removal.
(B) If the Mayor fails or refuses to file with the City Clerk a statement of the reasons for the removal or if the Council, by a 2/3 vote of all its members authorized by law to be elected by yeas and nays, to be entered upon its record, disapproves of the removal, the officer shall be restored to the office from which he or she was removed but shall give new bonds and take a new oath of office.
(C) No officer shall be removed a second time for the same offense.
('74 Code, § 2-47)