The Onondaga County Republican Committee has unanimously selected Debra Cody to fill the fill the 5th district County Legislative seat vacated by Kathy Rapp, who retired last month.

The district includes parts of Cicero, DeWitt, Salina and Syracuse.  The vote was by committee members who live in the district.  Cody currently serves as the Director of Constituent Services for Senator John DeFrancisco. 

Onondaga County GOP Chair Tom Dadey says Onondaga County Executive Joanie Mahoney has until the end of the month to appoint a replacement for Rapp.