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File #: 19-632    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Motion Status: Passed
File created: 11/19/2018 In control: City Council
On agenda: 1/8/2019 Final action: 1/8/2019
Title: Consideration of Election of Mayor Pro Tem.
Attachments: 1. 1 - Hyperlink - Charter Section 3.9 - President Pro Tem, 2. 2 - Hyperlink - City Code Sec. 2-57 - Meetings

City Council Meeting Date: January 8, 2019


To:                     Mayor & City Council


From:   Ben Martig, City Administrator




Consideration of Election of Mayor Pro Tem.


Action Requested:                     

Staff recommends a motion to consider the appointment of Council Member Ness as Mayor Pro Tem for 2019.


Summary Report:

Section 3.9 of the City Charter states that “the council shall choose from its members a president pro tem who shall hold office at the pleasure of the council and shall serve as mayor in case of the mayor's absence or temporary disability”.  Council Member Nakasian served as Mayor Pro Tem for 2018.


Council may discuss or make motions to nominate particular members of the Council to fill the position.


Alternative Options:



Financial Impacts:                     



Tentative Timelines:                     

City Code Sec. 2-57 states that at the first meeting of the year Council shall choose a president pro tem.