Tex. Local Gov't Code Section 23.027
President; President Pro Tempore


The mayor is the president of the governing body of the municipality.


At the first meeting of each new governing body or as soon as practicable, the governing body shall elect one alderman to serve as president pro tempore for a term of one year. The president pro tempore performs the duties of the mayor if the mayor fails, is unable, or refuses to act.


If the mayor and president pro tempore are absent from a meeting, the aldermen present at the meeting may appoint any alderman to act as the presiding officer if a quorum is present.
Acts 1987, 70th Leg., ch. 149, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1987.

Source: Section 23.027 — President; President Pro Tempore, https://statutes.­capitol.­texas.­gov/Docs/LG/htm/LG.­23.­htm#23.­027 (accessed Jun. 5, 2024).

Jun. 5, 2024

§ 23.027’s source at texas​.gov