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(1) No vacancy by reason of a voluntary resignation of a member of the City Council shall occur unless a written resignation which specifies a resignation date is tendered to the City Council. The resignation shall be effective at the next regular meeting of the City Council.
(KRS 83A.040 (7))
(2) If a vacancy occurs on the City Council which is required by law to be filled temporarily by appointment, the City Council shall immediately notify in writing both the County Clerk and the Secretary of State of the vacancy.
(KRS 83A.040 (8))
(B) Failure to fill vacancies. If for any reason, any vacancy on Council is not filled within 30 days after it occurs, the Governor shall promptly fill the vacancy by appointment of a qualified person who shall serve for the same period as if otherwise appointed.
(KRS 83A.040 (6))
Filling of vacancies for nonpartisan city office, see KRS 83A.175