If an election can be held, in compliance with applicable law regulating the holding of elections, within a reasonable time from the date of an event that has created a vacancy, then the Council may call an election to fill a vacancy. If an election cannot lawfully be held within a reasonable time from the event resulting in a vacancy, then the City Council shall fill the vacant position by appointment.
(Ord. 080318, passed 3-18-2008; Ord. 160719-D, passed 7-19-2016)