Bill Summary for S 169 (2023-2024)

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Summary date: 

Aug 16 2023
S.L. 2023-118

Bill Information:

View NCGA Bill Details2023-2024 Session
Senate Bill 169 (Local) Filed Tuesday, February 28, 2023
Intro. by Jarvis.

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Bill summary

House amendment to the 4th edition adds the following.

Requires that Trenton regular municipal elections be held at the time of the general election in each even-numbered year. Requires that the mayor and commissioners be elected on a nonpartisan plurality basis and the results determined in accordance with GS 163-292. Requires the election to be conducted in accordance with the uniform municipal election laws in GS Chapter 163. Prohibits conducting municipal elections in Trenton in 2023 and cancels any notice of candidacy that has been filed in 2023. Extends by one year the terms of office for the mayor and three commissioners serving on the effective date of this section whose terms are set to expire in 2023. Requires regular municipal elections to be conducted in Trenton in even-numbered years beginning in 2024. Requires that the mayor and three commissioners be elected to serve two-year terms beginning in 2024.