(A)   Election; term of office.  Each Councilmember shall be elected at large by the voters of the city at a regular election in the even-numbered years for terms of two (2) years.  His or her term of office shall begin on the first day of January following his or her election and shall be for two (2) years and until his or her successor qualifies.
   (B)   Qualifications.  A Councilmember shall be at least twenty-one (21) years of age, shall be a qualified voter in the city, and shall reside in the city throughout his or her term of office.
   (C)   Compensation.  Councilmembers shall receive expense reimbursement from the city in an amount set by ordinance, which may be changed from time to time pursuant to KRS 83A.070.
   (D)   Vacancies.  If one (1) or more vacancies on Council occur in a way that one (1) or more members remain seated, the remaining members shall, within thirty (30) days, fill the vacancies one (1) at a time, giving each new appointee reasonable notice of his or her selection as will enable him or her to meet and act with the remaining members in making further appointments until all vacancies are filled.  If vacancies occur in a way that all seats become vacant, the Governor shall appoint qualified persons to fill the vacancies sufficient to constitute a quorum.  Remaining vacancies shall be filled as provided in this section.  If the vacancy is not filled within thirty (30) days after it occurs, the Governor shall promptly fill the vacancy by appointment pursuant to KRS 83A.040(6).
(Prior Code, § 2.08.010)  (Ord. 1989-12, passed - -)
Statutory reference:
   Similar provisions, see KRS 83A.040(4), (5)