AN ACT TO REVISE AND CONSOLIDATE THE CHARTER OF THE TOWN OF NORWOOD. Enacted June 26, 2018. Effective June 26, 2018.
Summary date: Jun 26 2018 - View summary
Summary date: Jun 14 2018 - View summary
House committee substitute to the 1st edition makes the following changes. Amends Section 3.1 of the Norwood charter to require that election results be determined using the nonpartisan plurality method as provided in GS 163A-1616 (Determination of election results in cities using the plurality method) instead of GS 163-292 which has been recodified.
Summary date: Jun 7 2018 - View summary
Revises and consolidates the Charter of the Town of Norwood (Town) to now consist of five articles with provisions detailing the following: (1) incorporation, corporate powers, and boundaries; (2) the governing body; (3) elections; (4) organization and administration; and (5) public enterprise services. Requires the Town to operate under the mayor-council form of government.
Specifies the purpose of the act and clarifies the intention to continue without interruption the provisions of prior acts that are expressly consolidated into the act so that all rights and liabilities that have accrued are preserved and can be enforced. Clarifies that the act does not repeal or affect any acts concerning the property, affairs, or government of public schools or any acts validating official actions, proceedings, contracts, or obligations of any kind.
Repeals 13 acts as specified that have either been consolidated into the act or have served the purpose for which they were enacted. Identifies three acts that remain effective as to the Town as if the act had not been enacted, including any amendments thereto.
Specifies that the act does not repeal any local acts by implication that are otherwise applicable to the Town, nor does it affect any rights or interests that arose under and provisions repealed by the act. Adds that all existing ordinances, resolutions, and other provisions of the Town not inconsistent with the provisions of the act continue in effect until repealed or amended. Provides that no action or proceeding pending on the date the act is ratified by or against the Town or any of its departments or agencies is abated or otherwise affected by the act.
Provides for amendments of the act to reflect statutory references later amended, superseded, or recodifed.