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Charter Amendment (Resolution 101-2016)
County Executive Vacancy - Special Election
Charter Section 407
To amend the County Charter to require a special election for County Executive if a vacancy occurs within the first 12 months of a term and providing for an interim appointee before the special election. If a vacancy occurs after the first 12 months of a term, then the County Council is authorized to permanently fill the vacancy by a majority vote within 45 days after the vacancy occurred. The current Charter requires the Council to fill a County Executive vacancy by Resolution within thirty (30) days.