Whenever a vacancy occurs on the City Council, the remainder of the unexpired term shall be filled as follows:
A. If twelve (12) months or less remains in any unexpired term, the City Council shall within thirty (30) days appoint a person having the same qualifications for such office to fill the remainder of the term.
B. If more than twelve (12) months remain in any unexpired term, the City Council shall:
1. Within thirty (30) days appoint a person having the same qualifications for such office; and
2. Schedule a special election as soon as possible.
The person appointed by the City Council shall serve until the special election is held and a candidate certified as elected.
(Adopted by the electorate, 11-5-1974)