New Jersey Revised Statutes § 40:69a-149.5 - Council; Legislative Power; Status Of Mayor; Quorum; President; Special Meetings

40:69A-149.5. Council; legislative power; status of mayor; quorum; president; special meetings
The legislative power of the municipality shall be exercised by the council, except as may be otherwise provided by general law. The mayor shall preside over all meetings of the council except as herein provided, but shall not vote except to give the deciding vote in case of a tie. Three council members and the mayor, and in the absence of the mayor, four council members shall constitute a quorum for the transaction of business, but a smaller number may meet and adjourn from time to time. The council shall annually select from among the council members a president of the council who shall serve in place of the mayor in the event of the mayor's absence, disability or refusal to preside. The mayor shall, when necessary, call special meetings of the council. In case of the mayor's neglect or refusal, any four council members may call a special meeting upon due notice of the time and place to the mayor and all council members.

L.1981, c.465, s.16A-5; amended 1989,c.221,s.13.

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