(1) The council president shall be elected for a one-year term. That person who has served the longest on the council and has not previously acted as council president shall normally be entitled to election as the president. A councilor may be re-elected as president of the council only after the expiration of one year from the date the councilor last served as such president unless two-thirds of the total membership of the council votes otherwise. A councilor will not be eligible to be elected president who has not served as a councilor for at least two years.
(2) The vice-president of the council shall be elected at the same time and in the same manner as the president of the council. A vice-president may be nominated and elected as president.
(3) The candidates for president and vice-president of the council shall be nominated and elected by a majority vote at the first regular meeting of the council in each calendar year.