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2011_12_13_O022 Amend Election Date - Nonpartisan electionsThe Town of Leesburg, Virginia PRESENTED: December 13, 2011 ORDINANCE NO. 2011 -0 -022 ADOPTED:'' December 13, 2011 AN ORDINANCE: AMEND ELECTION DATE OF THE MAYOR AND MEMBERS OF COUNCIL; ELECTIONS ARE TO BE NON- PARTISAN. The Town Council of Leesburg Hereby, Ordains: SECTION I. That Section 2 -2 (Election; composition; terms of office) and Section 2 -3 (Election of mayor; term of office and vice Mayor); Section 2 -4 Addition to be and the same hereby is amended to read as follows: Sec. 2 -2. Election; composition; terms of office. The members of the council in office at the effective date'of this Charter Amendment are the term was to expire. Sec. 2 -3. Election of Mayor; term of office and Vice - Mayor. -2- AN ORDINANCE: AMEND ELECTION DATE OF THE MAYOR AND MEMBERS OF COUNCIL; ELECTIONS ARE TO BE NON- PARTISAN The mayer shall preside at all meetings ef the eetineil an4 shall be a r-egtilar- fnember- ef the eetineil. ouice unm a successor rnas oeenlc. uaiiiieu. The mayor shall preside at all meetings of the council and, shall be a regular member the council. The mayor shall be recognized as the head of the municipal government for all ceremonial purposes, the purpose of military law and the service of civil process. The mayor shall authenticate by his signature such documents and instruments as the council, constitution or general laws require. council shall elect from among its members a v: mayor during the mayor's absence or disability. Sec. 2 -4 Non - partisan Elections All municipal elections for the mayor and members of town council are to be nonpartisan. -3- AN ORDINANCE: AMEND ELECTION DATE OF THE MAYOR AND MEMBERS OF COUNCIL; ELECTIONS ARE TO BE NON- PARTISAN SECTION II. All prior ordinances in conflict herewith are1 hereby repealed. SECTION III Severability. If a court of competent jurisdiction declares any provision of this ordinance invalid, the decision shall not affect the validity of the ordinance as a whole or any remaining provisions of the Leesburg Town Code. SECTION IV. This ordinance shall be effective upon its adoption. ORDAINED this 131h day of December 2011. RFEsltrn C. rrstattd, Mayor Town of Leesburg AT S i Clerk of Cou ci P: \Ordinances\2011 \1213 Amending the Charter Regarding Election Date,docx