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What is a quorum and how does that relate to voting?
The City Charter states that the mayor and three council members shall constitute a quorum and shall be authorized to transact business of the city council. When the mayor pro tempore is presiding in the mayor's absence, the mayor pro tempore and three council members shall constitute a quorum and the mayor pro tempore shall have no vote. Voting on the adoption of ordinances shall be by voice vote and the vote shall be recorded in the journal, but any member shall have the right to request a roll call vote such vote shall be recorded in the journal. Except as otherwise provided in the charter, the affirmative vote of three council members shall be required for the adoption of any ordinance, resolution, or motion. The mayor shall only be able to vote in the event of a tie. The mayor shall have the power to veto any motion, resolution, ordinance, or other question adopted by the council, but such veto may be overridden by a vote of four-fifths of the entire council.

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