City of Red Wing Ordinance No. 38Ordinance No. 38, Fourth Series
Ordinance No. 38, Fourth Series
AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTERS 2 AND 4
OF THE RED WING CITY CHARTER
THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF RED WING DOES ORDAIN:
SECTION 1. Sections 2.08, 4.03, and 4.05 of the City Charter are hereby amended by deleting the overstruck language and inserting the underlined language as shown below:
Section 2.08 Acting Mayor In the event of a vacancy in the office of the Mayor or the Mayor’s inability from illness, absence from the City, or other cause to perform the duties of the Mayor's office, the President of the Council, or if the Council President is also absent or incapacitated, the Vice President of the Council, and in the event of his/her absence or incapacity such other member of the City Council as it may designate, shall exercise the powers and perform the duties of the Mayor, except the Acting Mayor shall have no power to veto, during such absence or disability. While so acting the Mayor shall be styled "Acting Mayor," and his/her acts in that capacity shall have the same force and effect as if performed by the Mayor.
Section 4.03 Primary Election The City Primary Election shall be held on the same date as the state primary election as determined by state statute first Tuesday after the second Monday in September of each year at such place or places as the Council may designate. The city clerical officer shall place upon the City Primary Election ballot, without party designation, the names of individuals whose candidacy has been filed. The two candidates receiving the highest number of votes for any single office shall be placed on the City General Election ballot as nominees for that office. When no more than two individuals file for nomination to any single office, their names shall not be placed upon the City Primary Election but shall be placed upon the City General Election ballot as the nominees for that office and no Primary Election for that particular office shall be held.
Section 4.05 Special Elections The Council may by resolution order a special election and provide all means for holding it. The No primary shall be required in a special election held under this section. All other procedures at such election shall conform as nearly as possible to that prescribed for other municipal elections.
SECTION 2: Effective Date. This ordinance shall be in full force and effect after its adoption and publication in accordance with the City Charter and Minnesota Statutes Section 410.12, subdivision 7.
Introduced the 13th day of August, 2012.
Adopted this 27th day of August, 2012.
/s/ Ralph Rauterkus, Council President
/s/ Kathy Seymour Johnson, MCMC, City Clerk
Presented to the Mayor at 9:11 p.m. on this 27th day of August, 2012.
Approved this 27th day of August, 2012.
/s/ Dennis Egan, Honorable Mayor