HOUSE BILL 939
AN ACT PROVIDING FOR THE TIME OF ELECTION OF MEMBERS OF THE ASHEBORO CITY BOARD OF EDUCATION AND FIXING THEIR TERMS OF OFFICE.
The General Assembly of North Carolina enacts:
Section 1. Section 2 of Chapter 35 of the 1957 Session Laws, as amended by Section 2 of Chapter 172 of the 1969 Session Laws, is hereby rewritten as follows:
"Sec. 2. The Asheboro City Board of Education shall consist of 11 members elected for six-year terms. The election shall be held at the same time as provided by general law for the municipal elections for the City of Asheboro. At the election on November 6, 1973, four (4) members shall be elected for six-year terms. At the election on November 4, 1975, three (3) members shall be elected for six-year terms and at the election on November 8, 1977, four (4) members shall be elected for six-year terms. Thereafter, biennially there shall be elected members of the board to fill those vacancies created by expiration of the terms of office. Members shall take office on the first Monday in December following their election. The terms of all present members are extended until the first Monday in December following the election of their successors, or until their successors are elected and qualified. The election shall be held and conducted by the Randolph County Board of Elections under the same provisions of Articles 23 and 24 of Chapter 163 of the General Statutes which are applicable to the election of municipal officers in the City of Asheboro.
Any vacancy occurring by reason of death, resignation or otherwise than by expiration of the term of office, shall be filled for the unexpired term by the appointment made by the remaining members of the board of education. No person shall be appointed to fill a vacancy who is a member of any political party if such appointment will increase the number of such persons of such political party who are members of the board to more than seven (7)."
Sec. 2. All laws and clauses of laws in conflict with this act are hereby repealed.
Sec. 3. This act shall become effective upon ratification.
In the General Assembly read three times and ratified, this the 3rd day of May, 1973.