2000 Uncodified Acts

2000 Virginia Uncodified Acts
5/28/2022

CHAPTER 1062

An Act to provide for four-year council terms and staggered elections for the Town of Irvington.

[H 1535]

Approved April 19, 2000

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of Virginia:

1. § 1. Notwithstanding any contrary provision of law, general or special, the town council of any town with a population between 450 and 550 that is located in a county with a population between 10,700 and 10,900 shall consist of six council members and a mayor, all elected for terms of four years. In order to transition to staggered terms, beginning with the town elections to be held in May 2000, the mayor and the three candidates for council receiving the highest number of votes shall be elected for terms of four years. The three candidates for council receiving the next highest number of votes in the May 2000 election shall be elected for terms of two years. Thereafter, the mayor and all six members of council shall serve for terms of four years.

2. That an emergency exists and this act is in force from its passage.