AN ACT AMENDING THE CHARTER OF THE CITY OF NEW BERN RELATING TO THE MAYOR AND MAYOR PRO TEM. Summarized in Daily Bulletin 2/23/11, 3/22/11, and 5/19/11. Enacted June 1, 2011. Effective June 1, 2011.
Summary date: Jun 1 2011 - View summary
Summary date: May 19 2011 - View summary
House committee substitute makes the following change to 2nd edition. Makes technical changes only.
Summary date: Mar 22 2011 - View summary
Senate committee substitute makes the following changes to 1st edition.
Amends the New Bern City Charter, Section 18, SL 1957-1281 (Charter), as amended, to delete proposed change in the 1st edition that prohibited a person who had served two full terms as an alderman from being eligible to serve a third term in succession. Also amends Section 19 of the Charter to delete proposed change that prohibited a person who had served as mayor for two full terms from being eligible to serve a third term in succession.
Summary date: Feb 23 2011 - View summary
Amends Section 6 of the New Bern Charter, as amended, to provide that the mayor will have the right to vote on any question before the board of aldermen and will do so as if the mayor is a member of the board. The current charter allows the mayor to vote only in the case of a tie. Also provides that the mayor will be considered an elected member of the board of aldermen for the purposes of Sections 8, 9, and 10 of the charter.
Amends Sections 18 and 19 of the charter, as amended, to provide that no person who has been elected alderman or mayor for two full terms will be eligible to serve a third successive term in that position. Makes other technical and clarifying changes.