Recently we had a council member resign, leaving 3 sitting Council Members. What happens if the Mayor and 3 remaining council members cast their vote on appointment and the result is a tie?
WY Statute 15-1-108
15‑1‑108. Powers and duties of mayor; appointment of mayor pro tem.
(a) Unless otherwise provided by statute, the mayor shall:
(i) Preside at all meetings of the governing body, and in his absence a councilman shall be appointed to act as mayor pro tem;
(ii) Have superintending control of all officers and affairs of the city or town;
(iii) Take care that the ordinances and laws are complied with;
(iv) Administer oaths;
(v) Sign commissions and appointments and all bonds, contracts and other obligations required to be signed in the name of the city or town; and
(vi) Have one (1) vote on all matters coming before the governing body upon which a vote is taken, except a vote:
(A) To override a veto;
(B) To confirm an appointment other than a vote to break a tie vote of the governing body; and
(C) Pursuant to a hearing for removal or discharge as provided in W.S. 15‑2‑102(b)(iv)(C) or 15‑3‑204(b)(iv)(C).
(b) Repealed by Laws 1984, ch. 15, § 2.