The City of Fairfax City Council is expected to approve a date for a special election for mayor.
The city's previous mayor, R. Scott Silverthorne, resigned early this month after being arrested in a meth-for-sex sting operation.
The city says city council members are expected to approve a date for the election at a meeting Tuesday evening.
Police previously said that they received a tip that Silverthorne was using a dating website to set up sexual encounters with other men in exchange for drugs. Police then set up a sting operation. Police say Silverthorne gave an undercover detective two grams of methamphetamine outside a Tysons Corner hotel before his arrest.
Silverthorne appointed city councilman Jeffrey Greenfield as acting mayor following his arrest. Silverthorne later resigned.