CALEXICO — City Attorney Michael Rood told the Calexico City Council on Tuesday that it didn't have to decide how to fill the seat that will be open when Mayor Victor Carrillo joins the county Board of Supervisors until Carrillo vacates his seat.
On the agenda for Tuesday's special council meeting, there was an item that read "request to have a special election in November for one seat on the City Council."
Before the council discussed the item, Rood told the mayor, "Basically when you step down, then the seat will be vacated. After that happens, the council has 30 days to appoint someone or 114 days to hold a special election. That occasion won't occur until you vacate the seat."