The mayor shall appoint the committees provided by the rules of the council. He/she may sign all approved records of proceeding of the council. He/she shall have no veto power and shall sign all ordinances passed by the council within three days after their passing, provided however, that the failure on the part of the mayor to affix his signature to any ordinance duly and regularly passed at any regular, special or adjourned meeting of the council not invalidate any such ordinance. Upon the approval of the council he shall endorse all bonds of city officers and all bonds for licenses, contracts and proposals.
The municipal judge shall be the judicial officer of the city. He/she shall hold within the city a court known as the municipal court for the city of Yoncalla, Douglas County, Oregon. The court shall be open for the transaction of judicial business at times specified by the council. All area within the city shall be within the territorial jurisdiction of the court. The municipal judge shall exercise original and exclusive jurisdiction of all crimes and offenses defined and made punishable by ordinance of the city and of all actions brought to recover or enforce forfeitures or penalties defined or authorized by ordinances of the city, to commit any such person to jail or admit him to bail pending trial, to issue subpoenas, to issue any process for the arrest of any person accused of an offense against the ordinances of the city, to commit any such person to jail or admit him to bail pending trial, to issue subpoenas, to compel witnesses to appear and testify in court on the trial of any cause before him, to compel obedience to such subpoenas, to issue any process necessary to carry into effect the judgments of the court and to punish witnesses and others for contempt of court. When not governed by ordinances or this charter, all proceedings in the municipal court for the violation of a city ordinance shall be governed by the applicable general laws of the state governing justices of the peace and justice courts. Trial in municipal court of cases for violations of city ordinances may be by jury in accordance with the general laws of the state governing such trials in justice courts. Trial in municipal court of cases for violations of city ordinances may be by jury in accordance with the general laws of the state governing such trials in justice courts.
The recorder shall serve ex officio as clerk of the council, keep an accurate record of its proceedings in a book provided for that purpose, and sign all orders on the treasury. In the recorder’s absence from a council meeting, the mayor shall appoint a clerk of the council pro tem who, while acting in that capacity, shall have all the authority and duties of the recorder.