AN ACT TO PROVIDE THAT VACANCIES ON THE ONSLOW COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS ARE FILLED IN ACCORDANCE WITH G.S. 2 153A-27.1; AND TO CHANGE THE MANNER OF ELECTION OF THE STOKES COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION FROM NONPARTISAN TO PARTISAN AND TO MAKE THE TERMS OF ALL MEMBERS FOUR YEARS.
Senate amendment to the 1st edition makes the following changes.
Adds the following.
Amends SL 1995-66 for Stokes County to change the manner of election of the Stokes County Board of Education from nonpartisan to partisan and to make their terms four years. Provides that members elected to the Stokes County Board of Education will take office the first Monday of December immediately following their election, at which time the terms of their predecessors expire, and that members continue to serve until a successor has been elected and qualified. Mandates an alternating quadrennial schedule of the number of members who will be up for election; beginning in 2020 and every four years thereafter, three members will be elected, while two members will be elected in 2022 and every four years thereafter.
Excludes from impact any person elected in 2016 or 2018 to the Stokes County Board of Education, or to any person appointed to fill a vacancy for a member elected in those years. Amends GS 115C-37.1(d) to add Stokes County to the list of counties filling county board vacancies on a partisan basis; effective on the first Monday of December in 2020.
Repeals all laws and clauses of laws in conflict with this act.
Makes conforming changes to the act's long title.