Vacancies on Council shall be filled by remaining members by an affirmative vote of at least three Council Members. Any appointment made by Council must expire at the next regular municipal election at which time the position must be filled by election.
   Should there at any time be fewer than three members of Council elected directly by the voters, a special election shall be held to fill the vacancies and any places filled by Council appointment. Up to two vacancies on the Council shall be filled within sixty days by appointment by the remaining members of the Council.
(11-2-71, 11-3-15.)