[HISTORY: Adopted by the Mayor and Council of the Village of Bosque Farms as Sec. 2-1 of the 1980 Code, as amended 4-1984. Subsequent amendments noted where applicable.]
The chief executive officer of the municipality shall be the Mayor, who shall be a qualified elector residing within the limits of the municipality. The Mayor shall be elected for a four-year term.
The Mayor shall preside over all meetings of the Council, and shall vote only when there is a tie vote.
As the chief executive officer of the municipality, the Mayor shall:
Cause the ordinances and regulations of the municipality to be obeyed;
Exercise, within the municipality, powers conferred upon sheriffs of counties to suppress disorders and keep the peace; and
Perform other duties, compatible with the office, which the governing body may require, or which may be otherwise required by law.
The Council of the municipality shall elect one of its members to serve as Mayor Pro Tem, who, in the absence of the Mayor, shall perform the duties of Mayor.
In the event of death, disability, resignation or change of residence from the municipality of the Mayor, the Council shall appoint by majority vote a qualified elector to fill the vacancy for the unexpired term of office.
The Mayor and Mayor Pro Tem shall take the oath of office as required in NMSA 1978, § 3-10-2.
The Mayor shall, after having taken the oath of office as required in NMSA 1978, § 3-10-2, receive a yearly compensation of $5,000. Such compensation shall begin on May 1, 1984 and will be paid at the first pay period of each month thereafter.