Organization and Government of Cities

ORS 221.130

  • term
  • functions

Concerning the mayor of a city created under ORS 221.010 (Definitions for ORS 221.020 to 221.100) to 221.100 (Validation of incorporation under prior laws):


Only councillors shall be eligible to serve as mayor.


The council shall appoint a mayor at its first meeting of each odd-numbered year.


The mayor’s term of office shall be two years.


The mayor shall be presiding officer of the council and shall authenticate with the signature of the mayor all ordinances which the council passes. [Amended by 2003 c.14 §103]


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