In addition to presiding over meetings, the City Council Chair also carries with it the title of Mayor, recognized as the official head of the City for all ceremonial purposes. He or she is also tasked with signing and executing all contracts and making proclamations in the name of the City. In the absence of the Mayor, or in case of a disability, the Vice-Chair of the Council may be called upon to perform all duties of the Mayor.
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