EVEN-YR. ELECTIONS/TOWN OF BILTMORE FOREST.

View NCGA Bill Details2019-2020 Session
House Bill 115 (Local) Filed Tuesday, February 19, 2019
AN ACT TO PROVIDE THAT REGULAR MUNICIPAL ELECTIONS IN THE TOWN OF BILTMORE FOREST SHALL BE HELD IN EVEN-NUMBERED YEARS.
Intro. by B. Turner.

Status: Ref To Com On Rules and Operations of the Senate (Senate action) (Mar 21 2019)
H 115

Bill Summaries:

  • Summary date: Mar 13 2019 - More information

    House committee substitute makes the following changes to the 1st edition.

    Further amends Section 7 of the Charter of the Town of Biltmore Forest set out in SL 1923-32, as amended, providing that the election of the mayor and three commissioners is to be conducted on a nonpartisan basis with the results determined using the nonpartisan plurality method provided in GS 163A-1616. Directs the Buncombe County Board of Elections to set the time period for filing notices of candidacy, and requires the Board to notify the Town of Biltmore Forest of the time period.


  • Summary date: Feb 19 2019 - More information

    Amends Sections 3 and 7 of the Charter of the Town of Biltmore Forest set out in SL 1923-32, as amended, providing for the election of the mayor and three commissioners beginning in 2020, and quadrennially thereafter, for four-year terms. Sets the election for the Tuesday after the first Monday in November in each even-numbered year. Prohibits a municipal election in 2019. Extends the terms of the mayor and three commissioners whose terms expire in 2019 to 2020. Requires the regular municipal election to be conducted in 2020. 


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