Establishment of Regional School Districts [See Title 16 Chapter 97 – The Rhode Island Board of Education Act]

SECTION 16-3-9

§ 16-3-9. Action by city or town on recommendations.

Each city or town council of the respective cities or towns shall, upon receipt of a recommendation that a regional school district should be formed, and of a proposed agreement submitted in accordance with the provisions of §§ 16-3-4 to 16-3-8, and with the approval required by § 16-3-8, direct the city or town clerk to cause the question of accepting the provisions of this and the following sections and the proposed agreement or agreements to be placed on the official warrant for the warning and calling of a special or annual financial town meeting or referendum to be held in either case within six (6) months after receipt of the recommendation by the city or town council, in substantially the following form:

"Shall the city or town accept the provisions of chapter 3 of title 16, providing for the establishment of a regional school district, together with the cities or towns of ........ and ................, and the construction, maintenance, and operation of regional schools by the district in accordance with the provisions of a proposed agreement filed with the city or town council?"

History of Section.
(P.L. 1955, ch. 3511, § 4; G.L. 1956, § 16-3-5; G.L. 1956, § 16-3-9; P.L. 1958, ch. 197, § 1; P.L. 1988, ch. 336, § 5.)