(SANDUSKY) -- Sandusky resident Roger Williamson was appointed to fill the vacant seat on the Sandusky City Council Monday night. Williamson replaces former council member Doug Guibord, who resigned in January. The term expires on December 31, 2013. Williamson also assumes the duties held by Guibord on the Ordinance Committee and Chairman position on the Board of Public Works. In other business, the council approved the 2013-2014 General Fund Budget in the amount of $1,651,150. Contracts for City Manager David Faber and Police Chief Brett Lester were also approved.