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(1) Each officer naming a designated emergency interim successor shall review, and as necessary, revise the designations of emergency interim successors to assure that at all times there are at least three such qualified emergency interim successors for each officer specified.

(2) No person shall be designated or serve as an emergency interim successor unless the person may, under the charter or this Code, hold the office of the person to whose powers and duties he or she is designated to succeed, but no provision of an ordinance prohibiting an officer or employee from holding another office shall be applicable to an emergency interim successor.

(3) At the time of designations, emergency interim successors shall take the oath provided by law for the office but the emergency interim successors shall not be required to comply with any other provision of law relative to the taking of office as a prerequisite to exercising powers and duties of the office to which they succeed.

(4) The designation of an individual as an emergency interim successor is effective until the individual is removed or replaced by the designating officer or a successor to the office. The designating officer or successor in office may remove or replace individuals so designated at any time, with or without cause.

(Section 2.1040 administratively amended by Ordinance No. 20113, enacted April 6, 1998, effective May 6, 1998.)