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School Board of the City of Virginia Beach
Bylaw 1-8

SCHOOL BOARD BYLAWS

Composition/Election/Term of Office

  1. Composition

    The School Board of the City of Virginia Beach shall consist of eleven (11) Members elected as set forth in the Code of Virginia §22.1-57.3 and §§16.02 and 16.04 of the Charter of the City of Virginia Beach.

  2. Election

    The Members of the School Board shall be elected by the qualified voters of the city as set forth in the legal reference below.

    Every two years, there shall be a general election in November for the election of School Board Members to replace those whose terms expire at the end of December of a given election year.

  3. Term of Office

    The Members of the School Board elected as specified below in the legal reference, §§16.02 and 16.04 of the Charter of the City of Virginia Beach, shall be elected for a term of four (4) years. The term for each elected Member shall commence on the first day of January next following the date of election.

Charter of the City of Virginia Beach, §16.02, as amended. Composition of school board.

Charter of the City of Virginia Beach, §16.04, as amended. Election of the board.

Code of Virginia §15.2-1522, as amended. When and how officers qualify.

Code of Virginia §22.1-57.1, as amended. Applicability.

Code of Virginia §22.1-57.3, as amended. Election of School Board Members.

Adopted by School Board: July 21, 1992
Amended by School Board: September 21, 1993
Amended by School Board: September 5, 1995
Amended by School Board: August 17, 1999
Amended by School Board: February 20, 2001
Amended by School Board: August 21, 2007
Amended by School Board: December 2, 2008
Amended by School Board: August 2, 2016