Chico City Councilmembers met for the first time after former Councilmember Scott Huber and Kami Denlay resigned last month. At Tuesday's meeting, council was given two options on how to fill the seats: call for a special election or fill the vacancy by appointment. The Council voted 4-1 to use the Appointment mewthod ...the recruitment period starts July 7 and the deadline for applications will be on July 15th at 5pm. City council will hold a special meeting on July 27th to make the appointments. The new councilmembers will be sworn in one week later on August 3rd.