§ 9-105  SAME; ABSENCE; VACANCY; PRO TEM.
   (a)   In the event the Municipal Judge is temporarily unable to preside due to absence, illness or disqualification, the Municipal Judge shall designate an attorney or other qualified person to act as Judge Pro Tempore. In the event the Municipal Judge fails to appoint a Judge Pro Tempore, the Judge Pro Tempore shall be appointed in the same manner as the Municipal Judge is selected. The Judge Pro Tempore shall receive compensation as shall be provided by ordinance, payable in the same manner as the compensation of the regular Municipal Judge.
   (b)   In the event a vacancy shall occur in the office of Municipal Judge, a successor shall be appointed to fill the unexpired term in the same manner as the Municipal Judge was appointed.
(K.S.A. 12-4107)