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AGO Opinions with Topic: FILLING PROSPECTIVE VACANCY ON CITY COUNCIL
AGO 1978 No. 20 >  June 8, 1978
CITIES AND TOWNS - OPTIONAL MUNICIPAL CODE - FILLING PROSPECTIVE VACANCY ON CITY COUNCIL
CITIES AND TOWNS ‑- OPTIONAL MUNICIPAL CODE ‑- FILLING PROSPECTIVE VACANCY ON CITY COUNCIL Where a city council member in a code city operating under the mayor-council plan of government indicates his or her intent to resign as of a specified date certain in the future, no vacancy will come into existence until the effective date of such resignation; accordingly, the city council may not appoint someone to succeed the resigning member under RCW 35A.12.050 until the effective date of the aforesaid resignation.
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