38. The chair of the council is elected for a four-year term. However, the term shall end if the chair resigns as chair, is dismissed pursuant to the third paragraph or ceases to be a member of the council of the municipality.
To resign, the chair shall sign and transmit to the municipality a writing to that effect. The resignation takes effect on the date of transmission of the writing or on any later date specified therein.
The council of the municipality may dismiss the chair by a 2/3 majority of its members. In such a case, the council of the municipality may elect a new chair at the same meeting, in accordance with section 37.
1971, c. 34, s. 38; 1996, c. 2, s. 639; 2001, c. 61, s. 6; 2005, c. 28, s. 63.