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File #: CA-1-19    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Charter Amendment Status: Adopted
File created: 2/5/2019 In control: City Council
On agenda: 3/25/2019 Final action: 3/25/2019
Title: Acting Mayor Designation - For the purpose of amending the procedure for designating an Acting Mayor.
Sponsors: Shaneka Henson
Indexes: Rules and City Government Committee
Attachments: 1. CA-1-19 Acting Mayor Procedures.pdf, 2. CA-1-19 Staff Report and Fiscal Impact.pdf
Title
Acting Mayor Designation - For the purpose of amending the procedure for designating an Acting Mayor.
Body
CITY COUNCIL OF THE
City of Annapolis

Charter Amendment 1-19

Introduced by: Alderwoman Henson

Referred to
Rules and City Government Committee

A CHARTER AMENDMENT Resolution concerning

Acting Mayor Designation

FOR the purpose of amending the procedure for designating an Acting Mayor.

BY repealing and reenacting the following portion of the City Charter:
Article V, Section 3.

SECTION I: BE IT RESOLVED BY THE ANNAPOLIS CITY COUNCIL that the Charter of the City of Annapolis shall be amended to read as follows:

Article V MAYOR

Sec. 3. - Acting mayor.

(a) The mayor may, during his temporary disability or absence from the city for longer than one day, may designate in writing an alderman/alderwoman to serve as acting mayor and to perform the duties of the office. An acting mayor has the same rights, duties, powers and obligations as the mayor.

(b) In the event that the mayor is temporarily disabled or absent from the city for longer than one day and fails to designate an acting mayor as above provided, the city manager the aldermen/alderwomen, in successive order, beginning with the current alderman/alderwoman who has served the longest length of time on the city council and ending with the alderman/alderwoman who has served the shortest length of time on the city council shall serve as acting mayor until such time as the city council, at the call of any member, meets and, by a majority vote, designates an alderman/alderwoman to serve as acting mayor. An acting mayor has the same rights, duties, powers and obligations as the mayor. In the event that no member of the city council is able to serve as acting mayor due to temporary disability or absence from the city, until such time as the city council, at the call of any member, meets and by a majority vote, or until the vacancy of the mayor or alderman/alderwoman may be filled pursuant to Art...

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