§ 3.08. Vacancies; forfeiture of office; filling of vacancies.  


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  • (a) Vacancies. The office of a commission member shall become vacant upon the member's death, resignation, removal from office in any manner authorized by law, or forfeiture of office, such forfeiture to be declared by the remaining members of the commission.

    (b) Forfeiture of office. A commission member shall forfeit the office if at any time during the term of office any qualifications for the office prescribed by this charter or by law are lacking.

    (c) Filling of vacancies. A vacancy of the commission shall be filled by majority vote of the remaining commission members. The interim commissioner shall serve until the seat is filled in the normal course by the electorate and the next elected commission member takes office.

    (d) Extraordinary vacancies. In the event that all members of the commission are removed by death, disability, law or forfeiture of office, the governor shall appoint an interim commission that shall call a special election and such election shall be governed by the provisions of Article VIII of this charter.

(Ord. No. 2011-01, § 1, 2-1-11)