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Section 2-117 Transaction of Business.

In the transaction of legislative or judicial business the Council shall act only by the ordinance. The ayes and nays shall be taken upon the passage of all ordinances and entered upon the journal of the proceedings of the Council. Every member when present must vote, unless the remainder of the Council approves the member's excuse for disqualification, and every ordinance shall require the affirmative vote of three (3) members. [May 3, 1913, new sec. 22; rev. 1914, sec. 44; 1928 pub., sec. 44; 1942 recod., sec. 2-128; rev. Nov. 6, 1962.]