2.02.020: SELECTION OF MAYOR AND MAYOR PRO TEMPORE; TERMS OF OFFICE:
   A.   The city council shall meet after each general municipal election and choose one of its members as mayor, and one of its members as mayor pro tempore. The terms of office of the mayor and mayor pro tempore shall be for two (2) years, except as provided in subsection B of this section.
   B.   In the event the terms of the council members are shortened or extended, as a result of any change in the election date for city council members, the terms of the mayor and mayor pro tempore shall be correspondingly shortened or, in the case of an extension of the council members' terms, the city council shall meet and select one of its members to serve as mayor and one of its members to serve as mayor pro tempore for the period of time the council members' terms are extended until the next municipal election.
   C.   The mayor and mayor pro tempore shall hold office from the date of their selection and until their successors are chosen. (Ord. 2720 § 1, 2009)