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81.430 Legislative bodies of merged cities. (1) The members of the legislative bodies of the merging cities shall continue to hold their offices in the new city, until their respective terms of office expire, and shall <br>constitute a combined legislative body of the new city. (2) At the expiration of the terms of office of the combined legislative body members, which in no case shall be greater than two (2) years, an election shall be held to <br>elect the correct member of legislative body members as required by the <br>organizational structure of the city pursuant to KRS 83A.030. The election shall be <br>governed by the general election laws and shall be held at the same time as other <br>city elections. (3) If any member of the combined legislative body resigns his office prior to the expiration of the term of the office, the resignation shall be subject to one (1) of the <br>following provisions: <br>(a) If after the resignation, the total number of combined legislative body members is greater than will be required by the organizational structure for the <br>legislative body of the newly merged city, the vacancy shall not be filled and <br>the provisions of KRS 83A.040 shall not apply; or (b) If after the resignation, the total number of combined legislative body members is less than will be required by the organizational structure for the <br>legislative body of the newly merged city, the vacancy shall be filled as <br>provided by KRS 83A.040. Effective: July 13, 1990 <br>History: Amended 1990 Ky. Acts ch. 224, sec. 2, effective July 13, 1990. -- Created 1960 Ky. Acts ch. 194, sec. 5, effective March 25, 1960.