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Whenever the office of a council person shall become vacant for any reason, the vacancy shall be filled by the majority vote of all remaining members of Council. If the vacancy is in an office of a council person representing a voting district, such vacancy must be filled from that voting district. If the vacancy occurs in the office of an at-large council person, such vacancy can be filled from any voting district within the Municipality.
A vacancy in the office of President of Council or Vice-President of Council shall be filled by a majority vote of the remaining members of Council.
In the event Council should fail to fill a vacancy in the office of a Council person or in the office of President of Council or Vice-President of Council within thirty (30) days from the date of the occurrence of vacancy, then the power of Council to do so shall lapse and the Mayor shall fill it by appointment.
The person elected or appointed to fill a vacancy shall have the qualifications for the particular office specified in Section 4.04 of this Charter, and shall hold office for the unexpired term and until a successor is elected and qualified.