1999 Uncodified Acts

1999 Virginia Uncodified Acts
Education
5/21/2019

CHAPTER 790

An Act to provide for an advisory referendum in Page County on the future of the County’s high schools.

[H 2489]

Approved March 28, 1999

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of Virginia:

1. § 1. The officials conducting the November 2, 1999, election in Page County shall conduct an advisory referendum on that date to poll the voters on their preference for the future of the County’s high schools.

The ballot shall contain substantially the following options and information:

“Please vote for the option that you support to address school construction needs in Page County. Vote for only one option.

Option 1. Build a centrally located consolidated high school and convert the two existing high schools to middle schools.

Option 2. Build two new high schools and convert the two existing high schools to middle schools.

Option 3. Retain the present system.”

The ballots shall be prepared and voted, the referendum shall be conducted, and the results shall be ascertained and certified, all as provided in Article 5 (§ 24.2-681 et seq.) of Chapter 6 of Title 24.2 of the Code of Virginia.


The electoral board shall cause notice of the election to be published in a newspaper of general circulation in the county at least once in the period forty-five to sixty days before the election.

The results of the referendum shall be advisory only.