§ 15.2-3819

Election and terms of office of mayor and councilmen after town becomes city

At a general election of city officers, to be held on the second Tuesday in May after a town is declared to be a city, a mayor and city council shall be elected for the city. The terms of office of the mayor and city council shall begin on July 1 following their election. The mayor shall serve for four years. One half of the council shall serve for two years, and the other half for four years.


Code 1950, § 15-90; 1962, c. 623, § 15.1-990; 1997, c. 587.


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