The mayor of a city of the first class shall preside at all the meetings of the city
council and shall have the right to vote when his or her vote will provide the additional
vote required to create a number of votes equal to a majority of the number of members
elected to the city council. He or she shall have the superintending control of all the officers and affairs
of the city and shall take care that the ordinances of the city and the provisions
of law relating to cities of the first class are complied with. He or she may administer oaths and shall sign the commissions and appointments of
all the officers appointed in the city.
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