SECTION 3.2  ORGANIZATION.
   3.21  Presiding Officers.  The presiding officers of the Council shall be President of Council and Vice-President of Council.
   The President of Council shall preside at all meetings of the Council.  In the absence of the President, the Vice President shall temporarily assume his duties, relinquishing them to the President upon his return.  (Amended 7-8-75)
   3.22  Election of Presiding Officers.  Following the Municipal election in 1985 and at each organizational meeting thereafter, the Council shall elect one of its members as President of Council and another as Vice President.  (Amended 11-2-82)
   3.23   Organizational Meeting.   Council shall convene at 7:00 p.m. on the first Monday of January on or after January third (3rd) of each year following a General Municipal Election. Council shall meet in the Council Chamber for the purpose of organization and shall elect its presiding officers who shall serve until the next organizational meeting.
(Amended 11-4-08)
   3.24  Vacancies in the Council.  Any vacancy in the Council shall be filled by appointment by a majority vote of the remaining members of the Council.  If the vacancy is not so filled within thirty (30) days, the Mayor shall fill it by appointment immediately.  The appointee shall hold office for the unexpired term of the councilman he replaces.  Any appointee must meet all of the qualifications for the office as described in Section 3.14.
   No past or present Council member serving within one hundred eighty (180) days of any vacancy shall be appointed to a vacant seat.
   A vacancy in the office of President of Council shall immediately be filled by the Vice President  who shall thereupon become President, to serve for the balance of the unexpired term.
   A vacancy in the office of Vice President shall be filled by the Council which shall immediately elect one of its remaining members as Vice President to serve the balance of the unexpired term.    (Amended 11-2-82; 11-2-21)
   3.25  The Clerk and Other Employees.  The Council shall appoint a Clerk of Council and such other employees of the Council as it deems necessary. 
   The Clerk shall be an elector unless Council shall waive this requirement for good and sufficient reason.  He shall give notice of and attend all meetings of Council in which he shall enter the votes, by roll call, of each councilman upon any ordinance, resolution or motion.  he shall authenticate all records, documents and instruments of the Municipality on which authentication is properly required and perform all other duties prescribed for him by Council.
   A vacancy in the office of Clerk shall be filled by appointment of the Council within thirty (30) days.  If the vacancy is not so filled, the Mayor shall fill it by appointment immediately.  (Amended 7-8-75)