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Appointment of Council Member
To:
Mayor and City Council
From:
City Manager
Date:
June 18, 2014
Subject:
City Council Workshop
Mayor Garcia has resigned his office effective July 2, 2014. The resignation was required under the "resign to run" statute.

Section 4.08 of the City Charter specifies the process to fill the vacancy created by the resignation.

Sec. 4.08. Filling of vacancies.permanent link to this piece of content

In the event that the Mayor becomes unable to fulfill the duties of his/her office, ceases to be qualified, or is removed from office as provided by law or this Charter, the Vice Mayor of the Council shall assume the full powers and duties of the Mayor under the following conditions:

(a)
If six months or more remain in the current term of the Mayor, the Vice Mayor of the Council shall become Interim Mayor and shall temporarily relinquish his/her office as Council Member until the unexpired portion of the term is filled by a special election held and completed within 45 days of the occurrence of the vacancy; or
(b)
If less than six months remain in the current term of the Mayor, the Vice Mayor of the Council shall temporarily relinquish his/her office as Council Member and shall assume the office of Mayor for the remainder of the unexpired term. The Council vacancy thus created shall be filled by an interim appointment under the provisions of this Charter, to be effective only until such time as the Mayor resumes his/her office or until the expiration of the term of the office, whichever occurs first.


 
 
City of DeBary, FL
16 Colomba Rd, DeBary, FL 32713
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