Clearlake City Council Holds Special Meeting on Mayor Vacancy

During a special meeting today, The Clearlake City Council will discuss the process for filling the vacancy left by Mayor Nick Bennett’s resignation. Last week, Bennett made the announcement that he would be retiring immediately due to health reasons and moving out of the area. To fill the vacancy, the city council has 2 options: appoint a successor, or allow the public to decide by holding a special election. In recent years, the city council has opted for the option to appoint a successor.