§ 31.01  OATH.
   The Mayor and each Commissioner-elect shall, before entering upon the duties of his or her office, take and subscribe, before some person lawfully entitled to administer oaths, an oath or affirmation to support the Constitution of the United States and the Constitution of North Carolina, and the laws made pursuant thereto, and to faithfully perform the duties of his or her office, which oath or affirmation shall be entered upon the minutes of the Board, subscribed as aforesaid and attested by the officer administering the same.
(1977 Code, § 2-2)