Bill Summaries: H 527 OMNIBUS LOCAL ACT (NEW).

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  • Summary date: Sep 28 2015 - More information

    AN ACT TO PROVIDE THAT REGULAR MUNICIPAL ELECTIONS IN THE MUNICIPALITIES OF STANLY COUNTY SHALL BE HELD IN EVEN-NUMBERED YEARS; TO EXTEND THE TERM OF OFFICE FOR THE MAYOR OF THE CITY OF ALBEMARLE FROM TWO YEARS TO FOUR YEARS; TO AMEND THE CHARTER OF THE CITY OF RALEIGH TO AUTHORIZE THE CITY TO SELL, EXCHANGE, OR OTHERWISE TRANSFER REAL PROPERTY; TO CLARIFY THE BOARD VOTING RULES FOR THE ELIZABETH CITY-PASQUOTANK BOARD OF EDUCATION; AND TO ADD DARE, GATES, AND HYDE COUNTIES TO THE LIST OF COUNTIES COVERED BY G.S. 153A-15. Enacted September 28, 2015. Effective September 28, 2015.


  • Summary date: Sep 21 2015 - More information

    Senate amendment makes the following changes to the 3rd edition. 

    Amends the Charter of the Town of New London to provide that the mayor whose term expires in 2017 is to continue to serve until 2018. Requires the mayor to be elected to four-year terms starting in 2018 (was, in 2015, the mayor must be elected to serve a term of five years, but the mayor's successor will serve a four-year term). 

    Amends the Charter of the Town of Norwood to provide that the mayor whose term expires in 2017 is to continue to serve until 2018. Requires the mayor to be elected to four-year terms starting in 2018 (was, in 2015, the mayor must be elected to serve a term of five years, but the mayor's successor will serve a four-year term). 

    Amends the Charter of the Town of Richfield to require that the election notice be posted at least thirty days before holding the election (was, convention); makes additional conforming changes.

    Amends the Charter of the Town of Stanfield to provide that the mayor whose term expires in 2017 is to continue to serve until 2018. Requires the mayor to be elected to four-year terms starting in 2018 (was, in 2015, the mayor must be elected to serve a term of five years, but the mayor's successor will serve a four-year term). 

    Makes technical changes.

    Changes the act's long title.


  • Summary date: Sep 16 2015 - More information

    Senate committee substitute makes the following changes to the 2nd edition. 

    Changes the short and long titles. 

    Amends the Albemarle City Charter, SL 1979-259, to provide for a five-year term for mayor in 2015 (was, three-year term), and four-year terms (was, two-year terms) thereafter. Makes technical changes to the provisions governing term length for city council members. 

    Amends the Raleigh City Charter, SL 1949-1184, as amended, providing for the city to convey real property by public sale or by negotiated private sale for economic development or other purposes, pursuant to a resolution of the city council. Requires 10 days notice before adoption of the resolution.

    Amends SL 29-3, as amended, clarifying the authority of the chair and vice-chair of the Elizabeth City-Pasquotank Board of Education to cast votes and break tie votes.

    Amends GS 153A-15 to also include Dare, Gates, and Hyde counties among those counties whose board of commissioners must consent before land may be condemned or acquired by a unit of local government outside the county.


  • Summary date: Apr 23 2015 - More information

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

    Amends the charter of Albemarle, updating language to include changes already made by ordinance and deleting previous changes made to section 3.1 of the charter, now providing that the Mayor elected in 2015 will serve a term of three years. Adds language providing that the City Council will consist of seven members, which will be elected for a term of four years as specified. Deletes provisions in Section 3.2 of the charter that previously set out terms for elected council members, then adds new language which establishes that in 2015, the four members elected will serve terms of five years with their successors serving four-year terms and also provides that those terms expiring in 2017 will be extended until 2018, with the successors serving terms of four years. 

    Amends the charter of Locust, making a clarifying change. 

    Amends the charter of Oakboro, updating language to include changes already made by ordinance and deleting language which previously provided for terms of the commissioners and adds new language that establishes that in 2015, three members of the board will be elected for five year terms with the two members whose terms expire in 2017 continuing until 2018. Provides that in 2020, and quadrennially thereafter, three people will be elected to four-year terms and in 2018, and quadrennially thereafter, two people will be elected to four year terms. 

    Amends the charter of Richfield, updating language to include changes already made by ordinance and deleting previous added language that provided for the terms of mayor and commissioners and now provides that the Mayor, whose term expires in 2017, will continue to serve until 2018. Also provides that in 2018, and quadrennially thereafter, the Mayor will be elected to a term of four years. Provides that in 2015, three members elected will serve terms of five years with successors serving four year terms and also that the two members whose terms expire in 2017 will continue to serve until 2018, with their successors serving terms of four years. 

    Amends the charter of Stanfield, updating language to include changes already made by ordinance and providing that in 2015 the Mayor will serve a term of five years (was, three years), with the successor serving a term of four years (was, two years). Deletes language which provided that five commissioners, in 2015, were to be elected to terms of five years, with successors serving two year terms.  Now provides that in 2015, three commissioners are to be elected for five-year terms, with the two members whose terms expire in 2017 continuing to serve until 2018. Provides that in 2020, and quadrennially thereafter, three people will be elected to four-year terms and in 2018, and quadrennially thereafter, two people will be elected to four year terms. 


  • Summary date: Apr 2 2015 - More information

    Amends the charters of Albemarle, Badin, Locust, Misenheimer, New London, Norwood, Oakboro, Red Cross, Richfield, and Stanfield, as the title indicates.


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