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16-401. Council; meetings, regular and special; quorum.Regular meetings of the council shall be held at such times as may be fixed by ordinance and special meetings whenever called by the mayor or any four council members. A majority of all the members elected to the council shall constitute a quorum for the transaction of any business, except as otherwise required by law, but a less number may adjourn, from time to time, and compel the attendance of absent members. An affirmative vote of not less than one-half of the elected members shall be required for the transaction of any business. SourceLaws 1901, c. 18, § 16, p. 233; R.S.1913, § 4894; C.S.1922, § 4062; C.S.1929, § 16-401; R.S.1943, § 16-401; Laws 1975, LB 118, § 1; Laws 1987, LB 652, § 1. AnnotationsAny business that might have been transacted at the regular meeting may be transacted at an adjournment thereof, where the adjournment is taken to a fixed date, unless a specified provision is made to the contrary. Ex parte Wolf, 14 Neb. 24, 14 N.W. 660 (1883).