AN ACT AMENDING THE CHARTER OF THE TOWN OF TOPSAIL BEACH TO PROVIDE FOR THE FILLING OF VACANCIES ON THE BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS AND TO CLARIFY THE TIMING OF THE ORGANIZATIONAL MEETING OF THE PENDER COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION.
Senate committee substitute makes the following changes to the 1st edition.
Modifies the proposed changes to Section 4 of the Charter of the Town of Topsail Beach set out in SL 1963-67, as amended. Concerning vacancies in the office of mayor or commissioner, provides that when a vacancy occurs within 90 days of the next regular town election, the person appointed to fill the vacancy must serve the remainder of the unexpired term (previously, also applied to instances in which the term of office expires immediately following the next regular town election). In other instances in which a successor is elected, provides that the elected successor must serve (1) the remainder of the unexpired term or (2) a four-year term if the office was slated in the election to be for a full term of office (previously, only provided for the elected successor to serve the remainder of the unexpired term). Makes language gender-neutral. Clarifies that the act applies to vacancies existing on or after the date the act becomes law.
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