2020 Uncodified Acts

2020 Virginia Uncodified Acts
11/27/2020

CHAPTER 394

An Act to amend and reenact § 3.1 of Chapters 243 and 299 of the Acts of Assembly of 2007, which provided a charter for the Town of Cheriton in Northampton County, relating to town election.

[H 564]

Approved March 23, 2020

 

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of Virginia:

1. That § 3.1 of Chapters 243 and 299 of the Acts of Assembly of 2007 is amended and reenacted as follows:

§ 3.1. Election, qualification and term of office of councilmen and mayor.

(a) The Town of Cheriton shall be governed by a town council composed of six councilmen and a mayor, all of whom shall be qualified voters of the town to be elected from the town at large.

(b) The mayor and councilmen in office at the time of the passage of this act shall continue in office until their successors are elected and qualified. An election for mayor and councilmen shall be held on the first Tuesday following the first Monday in May November, in two thousand eight twenty, and on the first Tuesday following the first Monday in May November of every even-numbered year thereafter. The council members and mayor so elected shall take office on the first day of the following July January, and shall each serve until their successors are elected and have qualified.

(c) No mayor or member of Council shall be an employee of the Town and upon the qualification of any such person for such position, his employment with the Town shall cease.