BEDFORD, Va. (AP) -- Bedford officials will have to hold another Town Council election due to its reversion from a city to a town.
Bedford held a special election in May for the new Town Council and officially became a town in July. Six of the council's seven members served on the former City Council.
But a state-required census of areas of Bedford County annexed into the town increased its population by 318 residents. That's more than the 5 percent threshold in state law that would trigger a full council election.
Town Manager Charles Kolakowski tells The News & Advance (http://bit.ly/19CLr7c ) that the town attorney will have to file request with the circuit court for the election, which will be held in November 2014.
Information from: The News & Advance, http://www.newsadvance.com/
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