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VIRGINIA ACTS OF ASSEMBLY -- CHAPTER
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.
[H 1399]
Approved

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 amendment.

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 held.

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 such amendment.


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