At its first regular meeting each calendar year, or oftener at
its option, the Council shall elect a President by majority vote. The Mayor
shall preside at all meetings of the Council. In the Mayor's absence or
disability, the President of the Council shall perform the duties of the Mayor.
In the absence or disability of both President and Mayor, the other members of
the Council shall select one of their number to perform the duties of President
and Mayor during such absence. [May 3, 1913, new sec. 35; rev. 1914, sec. 37;
1928 pub., sec. 37; 1942 recod., sec. 2-121; rev. Nov. 6,