Section 5.12.  Filling vacancies in offices.
   Vacancies in appointive offices shall be filled in the manner provided for making the original appointment.  In the case of members of boards and commissions appointed for a definite term, such appointments shall be for the unexpired term.
   Vacancies in elective offices shall be filled by appointment by the city council until the next regular city election, when the vacancy shall be filled by election for the residue of the official term.
   Editor's note -- Section 5.12 was approved by the city council on July 19, 1976, published in the newspaper on October 14 and 21, 1976, approved by a vote of the people on November 2, 1976, and filed with the Michigan secretary of state under the date of December 20, 1976.