The Council may remove the Mayor for gross misconduct, or malfeasance, misfeasance or nonfeasance in or disqualification for office, or for the conviction, while in office or while a Mayor-elect, of a felony or of a crime involving moral turpitude, or if adjudicated legally incompetent, or for a violation of the oath of office; provided, however, that such removal shall not take place without the affirmative vote of three-fourths (3/4) of the members elected or appointed to Council, nor until the Mayor shall have been notified in writing of such charge at least ten (10) days in advance of a public hearing upon such charge, and the Mayor or the Mayor’s counsel has been given an opportunity at such hearing to be heard, present evidence, or examine any witness appearing in support of the charge.
(Res. 65-2021. Passed 7-6-21.)