Ordinances

ARTICLE 105

Mayor

105.01 Executive power.
105.02 Powers of Mayor; appointments.
105.03 Vacancy in office of Mayor.
105.04 Term of office of Mayor; number of terms



CROSS REFERENCES

Election and term - See 3rd Class Charter Law § 403
(53 P.S. §41403)
Acting Mayor - See 3rd Class Charter Law § 406(b)
(53 P.S. §41406(b)
Duties - See 3rd Class Charter Law § 412 (53 P.S. §41412)
Approval of ordinances - See 3rd Class Charter Law §413(a)
[53 P.S. P.S. §41413(a)]
Qualifications - See 3rd Class § 1201 (53 P.S. §36201)

105.01 EXECUTIVE POWER.

The executive power of the City government shall be vested in and exercised by the Mayor (Ord. 1730 §301. Passed 2/13/62.)

105.02 POWERS OF MAYOR; APPOINTMENTS.

The Mayor shall appoint all department heads with the advice and consent of a majority of Council passing upon the appointment. The Mayor, at his pleasure, may remove any department head after notice and an opportunity to be heard, but before removing such person, the Mayor shall file a written notice of his intent to remove with Council, the removal becoming effective on the twentieth day after such filing. Any employee of a department may be removed by the head of the department with the approval of the Mayor. (Ord. 1730 §302. Passed 2/13/62.)

105.03. VACANCY IN OFFICE OF MAYOR.

Until such time as either Council or the Court fills a vacancy in the office of Mayor, the Business Administrator shall serve as Mayor and shall possess all the rights, perform all the duties and exercise all the powers thereof.
(Ord. 1730 §303. Passed 2/13/62.)


105.04 TERM OF OFFICE OF MAYOR; NUMBER OF TERMS.


The Mayor shall hold his office during four (4) years from the first Monday of January next ensuing his election. He shall be eligible to succeed himself for only one additional term. The time served to fill in for the remainder of an unexpired term shall not be deemed a "term" for the purposes of this limitation. (Ord. 2389 §1. Passed 10/18/73; Ord. 3331. Passed 4/17/90.)