Sparks City Council Meeting 9/14/2020 2:00:00 PM

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Meeting Dial-in #: 669-900-6833 Meeting ID: 967 1206 9902

General Business: 9.1

Title: Administer the Oath of Office to Mayor pro tempore Ed Lawson, Councilmember for Ward 2, who assumed the office of the Mayor of the City of Sparks following the passing of Mayor Ron Smith on August 19, 2020.
Petitioner/Presenter: Neil C. Krutz, ICMA-CM, City Manager/Neil C. Krutz, ICMA-CM, City Manager
Recommendation: An Oath of Office is administered to newly appointed elected officials for the City of Sparks
Financial Impact: N/A
Business Impact (Per NRS 237):
A Business Impact Statement is not required because this is not a rule.
Agenda Item Brief:

With the passing of Mayor Ron Smith, Sparks City Charter declares the Mayor pro tempore will fill the vacancy of the office of the Mayor effective immediately.


Per Sparks City Charter 1.070

(2) A Vacancy in the office of the Mayor must be filled by the Mayor pro tempore.

(3) The Mayor pro tempore shall serve in the office of the Mayor until his or her successor is elected and qualified at a general election. 


Sparks City Charter 1.110

Every person elected or appointed under the provisions of sections 1.060 to 1.090, inclusive, shall subscribe to the offical oath as provided by the City Council. 


The Honorable Barbara McCarathy will administer the Oath of Office to Mayor Lawson.



Recommended Motion:

No Motion Required

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