An Act to amend and reenact § 3.2, as amended, and § 4.1 of
Chapter 836 of the Acts of Assembly of 1978, which provided a charter for the
Town of Broadway, relating to municipal elections; term of the mayor.
Approved March 19, 2018
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of Virginia:
1. That § 3.2, as amended, and § 4.1 of Chapter 836 of the
Acts of Assembly of 1978 are amended and reenacted as follows:
§ 3.2. Terms of office.
All councilmanic elections shall be held in accordance with
general law. Commencing in
1984 November 2019, and every
even-numbered odd-numbered year thereafter, there shall be elected
three councilmen to serve four-year terms. Their terms shall commence July
January 1 of the year in after which the election is held.
In the May 1982 general election the two members elected
shall take office July 1 following their election and hold such office for a
term of four years.
In the May 1983 general election the two members elected
shall take office July 1 following their election and hold office as follows:
the councilman receiving the highest number of votes shall serve a term of
three years; the councilman receiving the second highest number of votes shall
serve a term of one year. Thereafter, all terms shall be for four years.
Each councilman elected as hereinabove provided shall serve
for the term stated or until his successor has been elected and duly qualified
in office. No amendment to this section shall affect the term of office of
any person holding office as councilman at the time of the adoption of such
§ 4.1. Term of office and salary.
The mayor shall be elected by the qualified electors of the
town for a term of
two four years. In the general municipal
election in May 1978 November 2019, and continuing at the
general election each four years thereafter, a mayor shall be elected to
serve a term from September 1, 1978, through June 30, 1980. Thereafter, he
shall serve a two-year term beginning on July 1 of each even-numbered year.
His term shall commence January 1 of each year after which the election is
His salary shall be fixed by the town council by ordinance in
accordance with the provisions of law and shall not be diminished during his
term of office.
No such ordinance shall be passed by the council on the same
day on which it is introduced, nor shall it be valid until at least three days
intervene between its introduction and the date of passage.
No amendment to this section shall affect the term of
office of any person holding the office of mayor at the time of the adoption of
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