Bill Summary for S 256 (2015-2016)

Summary date: 

Mar 11 2015
S.L. 2015-82

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View NCGA Bill Details2015-2016 Session
Senate Bill 256 (Local) Filed Wednesday, March 11, 2015
AN ACT AMENDING THE CHARTER OF THE CITY OF DURHAM TO ALLOW THE CITY TO ANNEX ADJACENT STREETS OR STREET RIGHTS-OF-WAY IN VOLUNTARY ANNEXATIONS TO PREVENT CONFUSION ON THE PART OF EMERGENCY WORKERS WHEN ATTEMPTING TO PROVIDE EMERGENCY SERVICES WITHIN CITY LIMITS.
Intro. by McKissick, Woodard.

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Amends the Charter of the City of Durham by adding new Section 2.8  which provides, notwithstanding GS 160A-31(i) or GS 160A-58.7(b), that in an annexation ordinance adopted under GS Chapter 160A, Article 4A, Part 1 (Extension by Petition) or Part 4 (Annexation of Noncontiguous Areas), the city council can include any adjacent streets or street rights-of-way in the description of the area to be annexed. 

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