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TITLE 4. GOVERNMENT OF CITIES [34000 - 45345]

  ( Title 4 added by Stats. 1949, Ch. 79. )

DIVISION 3. OFFICERS [36501 - 41805]

  ( Division 3 added by Stats. 1949, Ch. 79. )

PART 3. OTHER OFFICERS [40601 - 41805]

  ( Part 3 added by Stats. 1949, Ch. 79. )

CHAPTER 1. Mayor [40601 - 40605]
  ( Chapter 1 added by Stats. 1949, Ch. 79. )

40601.
  

In the absence of the mayor, the mayor pro tempore shall exercise the powers granted in this chapter.

(Amended by Stats. 1955, Ch. 624.)

40602.
  

The mayor shall sign:

(a) All warrants drawn on the city treasurer.

(b) All written contracts and conveyances made or entered into by the city.

(c) All instruments requiring the city seal.

The legislative body may provide by ordinance that the instruments described in (a), (b) and (c) be signed by an officer other than the mayor.

(Amended by Stats. 1955, Ch. 633.)

40603.
  

He may administer oaths and affirmations, take affidavits, and certify them under his hand.

(Added by Stats. 1949, Ch. 79.)

40604.
  

He may acknowledge the execution of all instruments executed by the city and required to be acknowledged.

(Added by Stats. 1949, Ch. 79.)

40605.
  

In general law cities where the office of mayor is an elective office pursuant to Article 5 (commencing with Section 34900) of Chapter 7 of Part 1 of Division 2 of Title 4, the mayor, with the approval of the city council, shall make all appointments to boards, commissions, and committees unless otherwise specifically provided by statute.

(Added by Stats. 1971, Ch. 781.)

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