Prior to the adoption of Ord. 21092 on 09/19/2011, Section 8-7 read as follows.

    If a vacancy occurs in any elective office of the city, it shall be filled by the council for a period running to the next regular election, unless such period exceeds one year. In the latter case, the council shall make provision for a special election to be held to fill such vacancy.

(Code 1964, § 8.070)

    Charter reference(s)--Similar provisions § 9.