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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 1. Administration
Agency 50. Commission On Local Government
Chapter 20. Organization and Regulations of Procedure
12/1/2021

1VAC50-20-614. Determination of continued eligibility for city status.

In undertaking its investigation with respect to whether a city continues to meet the requirements for city status as prescribed by Article VII, Section 1 of the Constitution of Virginia, the commission shall consider the information and data listed in this section. Any city subject to investigation as prescribed by Chapter 40 (§ 15.2-4000 et seq.) of Title 15.2 of the Code of Virginia shall be requested to submit information and data responsive to each element listed in this section and any other information and data as the city deems relevant to the continued eligibility for city status.

1. Any official correspondence with the United States Bureau of the Census regarding the accuracy of the most recent United States decennial census of the population of the city under investigation.

2. Any data or other evidence produced by the city under investigation or any other entity bearing on the accuracy of the most recent United States decennial census of the population of the city under investigation.

3. Any data or other evidence produced by the city under investigation or any other entity indicating the current population and projected future population of the city under investigation.

4. Contingent upon the commission's findings with respect to the population of the city under investigation, a listing of all of the city's assets, liabilities, rights, and obligations.

5. The commission's staff shall endeavor to assist the city under investigation by identifying additional data elements considered by the commission to be relevant to the continued eligibility for city status.

Statutory Authority

§ 15.2-2903 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 22, Issue 26, eff. October 4, 2006; amended, Virginia Register Volume 35, Issue 1, eff. October 18, 2018.

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