AN ACT HOLDING THE NEW HANOVER COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS ACCOUNTABLE FOR THE WORK OF THE AIRPORT AUTHORITY APPOINTED BY THE COMMISSION OR RECEIVING COUNTY FUNDS. Summarized in Daily Bulletin 3/23/11, 6/8/11, and 6/5/12. Enacted June 7, 2012. Effective June 7, 2012.
Summary date: Jun 7 2012 - View summary
Summary date: Jun 5 2012 - View summary
Senate committee substitute makes the following changes to 2nd edition. Clarifies that the members of the Airport Authority who are appointed by the New Hanover County Board of Commissioners serve at the pleasure of the Board and may be immediately removed by the Board upon a majority vote.
Summary date: Jun 8 2011 - View summary
House committee substitute makes the following changes to 1st edition. Deletes the various entities identified as acting under the New Hanover County Board of Commissioners’ authority or control, except directs the Board to monitor the activities of the Airport Authority in order to evaluate whether County funding should be continued and to determine whether the Board’s appointees are carrying out their responsibilities in the best interest of New Hanover County.
Deletes provisions regarding review of each of the previously listed entities, the Wilmington City Council, and governing boards of other incorporated municipalities within New Hanover County.
Provides that the act applies to New Hanover County only (was, applies to New Hanover County, to the City of Wilmington, and to any other incorporated municipality in New Hanover County).
Summary date: Mar 23 2011 - View summary
Directs the New Hanover County Board of Commissioners (Board) to review the activities of 37 enumerated authorities, boards, committees, and commissions to evaluate whether continued county funding is warranted, and to determine whether the Board’s appointees are acting in the best interest of New Hanover County, by December 1, 2011. Authorizes the Board to remove any Board appointees serving on the listed entities, by unanimous vote by the Board.
Authorizes the Wilmington City Council (Council), upon adoption of a resolution to conduct the required review by December 1, 2011, to have powers identical to the Board to review entities and remove appointees under the Council’s authority. Grants the same review and removal authority to other governing boards of other incorporated municipalities in New Hanover County, upon adoption of a resolution by the applicable board.