Section 2-21.1 Vacancies in office.

    (a) Every vacancy in any elective office shall be filled by the council for a period running to the next regular election, unless such period exceeds one (1) year. In the latter case, the council shall make provision for a special election.

    (b) In the event a vacancy is to be filled by the council, it shall be done at a regular or special meeting after the date the vacancy shall become effective by the nomination of one (1) or more persons and the appointment by majority vote of the council as a whole of one (1) of those persons to fill the vacancy. The person who held the office which has become vacant shall not vote on his replacement.

(Code 1964, § 2.035; Ord. No. 10097, § 1, 3-5-84)