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CHAPTER 257 AN ACT AUTHORIZING AN ELECTION ON THE QUESTION OF REORGANIZING AND MERGING THE RICHMOND COUNTY SCHOOL ADMINISTRATIVE UNIT, THE HAMLET CITY SCHOOL ADMINISTRATIVE UNIT, AND THE ROCKINGHAM CITY SCHOOL ADMINISTRATIVE UNIT INTO ONE SCHOOL ADMINISTRATIVE UNIT UNDER ONE BOARD OF EDUCATION FOR ALL THE PUBLIC SCHOOLS IN RICHMOND COUNTY. The General Assembly of North Carolina do enact:
The Richmond County Board of Education named in Section 2 of this Act shall, at its first meeting on or about the first Monday in July 1967, elect a superintendent for a two-year term expiring July 1, 1969 At the same time the board shall have authority, upon recommendation of the superintendent, to elect such assistant superintendents and other personnel as shall be required for the efficient administration and operation of the Richmond County School Administrative Unit. The term of office and the period of service for all personnel elected then and thereafter shall be subject to and in accordance with the provisions of the General Statutes of North Carolina and the rules and regulations of the State Board of Education governing school personnel, except that after the initial election set forth in this Section the superintendent shall be elected on or about the first Monday in April, 1969, and biennially thereafter, for a term of two years beginning July 1 next following his election.