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§ 115C‑506.  Actionof board of county commissioners or governing body of municipality.

Petitions requesting special school elections and bearing the approvalof the board of education of the local school administrative unit shall bepresented to the board of county commissioners, and it shall be the duty ofsaid board of county commissioners to call an election and fix the date for thesame: Provided, that the board of education requesting the election may, forany reason deemed sufficient by said board which shall be specified andrecorded in the minutes of the board, withdraw the petition by the twenty‑fifthday before the election, and if the petition be so withdrawn, the electionshall not be held unless by some other provision of law the holding of suchelection is mandatory. In the case of a city administrative unit in anyincorporated city or town and formed from portions of contiguous counties, saidpetition shall be presented to the governing body of the city or town situatedwithin, coterminous with, or embracing such city administrative unit, and theelection shall be ordered by said governing body, and said governing body shallperform all the duties pertaining to said election performed by the board ofcounty commissioners in elections held under this Article. (1955, c. 1372, art. 14, s. 6; 1959, c. 72; 1981, c.423, s. 1; 1993 (Reg. Sess., 1994), c. 762, s. 9.)