Bill Summary for H 27 (2023-2024)
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AN ACT TO CHANGE THE THOMASVILLE CITY BOARD OF EDUCATION FROM APPOINTED MEMBERS TO ELECTED MEMBERS.Intro. by Watford.
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Provides for the election of the five-member Thomasville City Board of Education (Board) on a nonpartisan basis for staggered four-year terms, beginning in 2023. Requires using the nonpartisan plurality method under GS 163-292, with elections held pursuant to GS 163-279, and candidate filing pursuant to GS 163-294.2. Establishes voter eligibility to be any voter residing in the Thomasville City Schools Administrative Unit. Requires conducting the election pursuant to state election laws under GS Chapter 163, except as described. Requires filling vacancies pursuant to GS 115C-37(f).
Provides for staggered terms of initial members elected in 2023. Deems terms of serving members to expire upon the qualification of members elected to the Board in 2023.
Repeals the following: Section 8, SL 1901-262; SL 1965-88 (providing for appointment of the Thomasville School Board by the city council for staggered two-year terms); and Section 504, Article V, SL 1981-211 (Charter of the City of Thomasville, providing for Board election by the city council pursuant to SL 1965-88).
Applies to elections conducted on or after the date the act becomes law.