Prior to the adoption of Ord. 21092 on 09/19/2011, Section 8-9 read as follows.

    The council shall canvass the election returns and declare the results of any municipal election, regular or special, at a meeting to be held not later than one week following such election. The candidate receiving the highest number of votes for each office shall be declared elected and inducted into office at that time.

(Code 1964, § 8.170)

    Charter reference(s)--Similar provisions, § 125.