AN ACT TO PROVIDE A PROCEDURE TO REMOVE AN AREA FROM A COUNTY SERVICE DISTRICT. Enacted August 23, 2013. Effective August 23, 2013.
Summary date: Sep 3 2013 - View summary
Bill H 552 (2013-2014)Summary date: Jul 24 2013 - View summary
Senate amendment makes the following change to the 1st edition.
Amends new GS 153A-303.1 to expand the standards upon which a board of commissioners may by resolution remove territory from a service district to include a finding that the service district does not have any obligation or expense related to the issuance of bonds.
Bill H 552 (2013-2014)Summary date: Apr 3 2013 - View summary
Enacts new GS 153A-303.1 allowing a board of commissioners, by resolution after holding a public hearing, to remove territory from a service district, upon finding that (1) 100% of the owners of real property in the territory to be removed have petitioned for removal; (2) the territory to be removed no longer requires the services, facilities, or functions financed, provided, or maintained for the district; and (3) the service district was created only to provide sewage collection and disposal systems or water supply and distribution systems, or both. Requires the board to file a report concerning the proposed changes before holding the public hearing. Contains notice requirements for the public hearing. Provides that the resolution reducing the district boundaries takes effect at the beginning of the fiscal year commencing after its passage.