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CHAPTER 262 AN ACT TO CONSOLIDATE THE VANCE COUNTY SCHOOL AD- MINISTRATIVE UNIT AND THE HENDERSON CITY SCHOOL AD- MINISTRATIVE UNIT; TO PROVIDE FOR THE ELECTION OF THE MEMBERS OF THE CONSOLIDATED BOARD OF EDUCA- TION; TO PROVIDE FOR A REFERENDUM TO SUBMIT THE QUESTION OF CONSOLIDATION TO THE PEOPLE OF VANCE COUNTY. The General Assembly of North Carolina do enact:
If a majority of those voting in the election heretofore provided and referred to shall approve a merger or consolidation of the county board and city board then, and in that event, the said county board and city board shall nevertheless continue to administer, operate and contro] their respective administrative units with the same powers and duties as before until the first Monday of December, 1967, when the county board and city board shall be replaced by the interim board as hereinafter provided. The county superintendent and the city superintendent shall continue to administer and supervise their respective administrative units separately in all respects under the Vance County Interim Board of Education until June 30, 1968