§ 30.18  PRESIDING OFFICER.
   The Mayor shall preside at every meeting of the Council. In the absence of the Mayor, the Mayor pro tem shall preside and, in the absence of both, some member of the Council may be designated by the members present as presiding officer for that meeting.
(`90 Code, § 2-64)
Statutory reference:
   Similar provisions, see G.S. § 160A-69