§ 8-39. Resign-to-run.  

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  • (a) No individual may qualify as a candidate for city office whose name appears, or will appear, on the same or another ballot for another public office, the term of which, or part thereof, runs concurrently with the term of the city office.

    (b) Any individual qualifying for city office shall comply with the provisions of F.S. § 99.012 prior to qualifying, if applicable.

    (c) No individual serving on an appointed city board or committee without salary shall be required to resign from that position in order to qualify as a candidate for city office. However, an individual is required to resign from an appointed city board or committee prior to assuming elected city office.

    (d) A sitting commissioner deciding to run for mayor will be subject to the resign to run law, thereby creating a vacancy for that candidate's unexpired commission term. The candidate elected to fill the vacated seat shall serve for the remainder of the term; Section 3.05 of the City Charter.

(Ord. No. 2003-15, § 1, 6-3-03; Ord. No. 2013-01, § 1, 2-5-13)