City Council Rules of Procedure
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|IX. ELECTIONS AND APPOINTMENTS
IX.A. The election of the President of the Council and Vice President of the Council of the Council and all appointments made by the Council shall be made upon the nomination of any Member of the Council, for which a second is not required.
IX.B. The President of the Council shall open the floor for nominations for any election or appointment, and the Clerk shall note the nominations in the order in which they are made. Nominations may be closed by the President of the Council only after assuring that there are no further nominations to be made. If more than one person has been nominated for any office or appointment, then the Clerk shall poll the Members of the Council by roll call on each nominee in the order of the nominations. The first nominee for a given office or appointment to receive an affirmative majority vote of the Members of Council present and voting shall be deemed to have been elected or appointed accordingly. In case of appointments, where there is only one nominee for each of several appointments, the Council may vote on the nominations as a group.
IX.C. The City Clerk shall preside over any initial meeting of Council until a President of the Council has been elected.