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§ 11003. Organization of council

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated StatutesTitle 11 Pa.C.S.A. CitiesEffective: January 25, 2016

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated Statutes
Title 11 Pa.C.S.A. Cities
Part V. Third Class Cities (Refs & Annos)
Chapter 110. Council (Refs & Annos)
Subchapter A. General Provisions
Effective: January 25, 2016
11 Pa.C.S.A. § 11003
Formerly cited as PA ST 53 P.S. § 36003
§ 11003. Organization of council
(a) Organization.--On the first Monday of the January following the regular municipal election, the members of council shall assemble at the usual place of meeting for the purpose of organizing.
(b) Holiday.--If the first Monday is a legal holiday, the meeting shall be held the first day following.
(c) Mayor.--The mayor shall:
(1) Be the president of council.
(2) Be a member of council.
(3) Have the same rights and duties, including introducing bills and making motions, as pertain to other council members.
(d) Vice president.--Unless otherwise provided by ordinance in accordance with section 11101 (relating to executive departments), the vice president of council shall either be:
(1) the member of council designated as the director of the department of accounts and finance; or
(2) the member of council appointed by council as its vice president, if the member of council is not the director of the department of accounts and finance.


2015, Nov. 24, P.L. 242, No. 67, § 1, effective in 60 days [Jan. 25, 2016].
11 Pa.C.S.A. § 11003, PA ST 11 Pa.C.S.A. § 11003
Current through 2023 Regular Session Act 32. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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