Bill Summary for S 878 (2021-2022)
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AN ACT TO PROVIDE THAT REGULAR MUNICIPAL ELECTIONS FOR CERTAIN MUNICIPALITIES IN GREENE COUNTY AND THE ELECTION OF MEMBERS OF THE MAURY SANITARY LAND DISTRICT BOARD SHALL BE HELD IN EVEN-NUMBERED YEARS.Intro. by Davis.
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Amends Section 3.6 of the Charter of the Town of Hookerton (Town), SL 1985-253, to provide for election of the mayor and commissioners in even-numbered years, beginning in 2024 (previously provided for elections in odd-numbered years). Provide for staggered terms for commissioners. Provides for the mayor elected in 2021 to serve until 2024, and the commissioner elected in 2021 to serve until 2026. Prohibits holding a 2023 election. Extends the term of commissioners whose terms are set to expire in 2023 until 2024.
Amends Section 5 of the Charter of the Town of Walstonburg, SL 1913-45, to provide for election of the mayor and commissioners in even-numbered years, beginning in 2024 (previously provided for elections in odd-numbered years). Sets elections for the Tuesday after the first Monday in November (was, the Tuesday after the first Monday in May) pursuant to state municipal election laws. Provides for elections of the mayor and five commissioners (previously, did not state number of commissioners elected). Prohibits elections in 2023. Directs that the mayor and five commissioners whose terms expire in 2023 are extended until 2024. Provides for elections in 2024.
Applicable to the Maury Sanitary Land District only, amends GS 163-279 and GS 130A-50 to require sanitary district elections to be held on the same date as general elections in even-numbered years under GS 163-1. Provides for the terms of current board members whose terms expire in 2023 to extend to 2024, and those whose terms expire in 2025 to extend to 2026.