Nebraska Revised Statute 17-148

Chapter 17 Section 148


City council; president; acting president; powers.

The council shall elect one of its own body who shall be styled the president of the council and who shall preside at all meetings of the council in the absence of the mayor. In the absence of the president, it shall elect one of its own body to occupy his place temporarily, who shall be styled acting president of the council. The president, and acting president, when occupying the place of the mayor, shall have the same privileges as other members of the council; and all acts of the president or acting president, while so acting, shall be as binding upon the council and upon the city as if done by the mayor.


  • Laws 1879, § 39, X, p. 201;
  • Laws 1881, c. 24, § 1, p. 198;
  • R.S.1913, § 5042;
  • C.S.1922, § 4211;
  • C.S.1929, § 17-150;
  • R.S.1943, § 17-148.