17-104. City council members; election; term; qualifications.

Unless the city elects city council members at large as provided in section 32-554, each ward of each city of the second class shall have at least two city council members elected in the manner provided in the Election Act. The term of office shall begin on the first regular meeting of the city council in December following the statewide general election. No person shall be eligible to the office of city council member who is not at the time of the election an actual resident of the ward for which he or she is elected and a registered voter.

Source:Laws 1879, § 4, p. 194; R.S.1913, § 4996; C.S.1922, § 4165; C.S.1929, § 17-104; R.S.1943, § 17-104; Laws 1969, c. 257, § 6, p. 934; Laws 1973, LB 559, § 2; Laws 1979, LB 253, § 1; Laws 1981, LB 446, § 2; Laws 1994, LB 76, § 490; Laws 2016, LB702, § 2; Laws 2017, LB133, § 2.
Effective Date: August 24, 2017

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