CHAPTER 16

MAYOR PRO TEM

16.01  Vice President of Council

16.03  Voting Rights

16.02  Powers and Duties

16.04  Compensation

16.01   VICE PRESIDENT OF COUNCIL.  The Mayor shall appoint a member of the Council as Mayor Pro Tem, who shall serve as vice president of the Council.

(Code of Iowa, Sec. 372.14[3])

16.02   POWERS AND DUTIES.  Except for the limitations otherwise provided herein, the Mayor Pro Tem shall perform the duties of the Mayor in cases of absence or inability of the Mayor to perform such duties.  In the exercise of the duties of the office the Mayor Pro Tem shall not have power to appoint, employ, or discharge from employment officers or employees that the Mayor has the power to appoint, employ, or discharge without the approval of the Council.

(Code of Iowa, Sec. 372.14[3])

16.03   VOTING RIGHTS.  The Mayor Pro Tem shall have the right to vote as a member of the Council.

(Code of Iowa, Sec. 372.14[3])

16.04   COMPENSATION.  If the Mayor Pro Tem performs the duties of the Mayor during the Mayorís absence or disability for a continuous period of fifteen (15) days or more, the Mayor Pro Tem may be paid for that period the compensation as determined by the Council, based upon the Mayor Pro Temís performance of the Mayorís duties and upon the compensation of the Mayor.

(Code of Iowa, Sec. 372.13[8])