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  • Summary date: Jul 3 2023 - View Summary

    AN ACT TO REVISE AND CONSOLIDATE THE CHARTER OF THE TOWN OF YOUNGSVILLE. SL 2023-73. Enacted July 3, 2023. Effective July 3, 2023.

  • Summary date: Apr 26 2023 - View Summary

    House committee substitute to the 2nd edition makes the following changes to the revised Youngsville (town) charter.

    Deletes Section 6.1 which allowed Youngsville to exercise its powers under GS Chapter 160D within an area extending no more than two miles beyond its contiguous corporate limits. 

  • Summary date: Apr 4 2023 - View Summary

    House committee substitute to the 1st edition makes the following changes to the revised Youngsville (town) charter.

    Amends Section 3.4 to refer to only a mayor's absence (was, absence or disability) during which the mayor pro tempore must perform mayoral duties. Amends Section 3.5 to require vacancies for elective offices to be filled pursuant to GS 160A-63 (was, general state law). Amends Section 3.6 to no longer provide for participation in board meetings by the mayor or commissioners via simultaneous communication to count for voting or forming a quorum.

    Amends Section 4.1 to require determining election results using the nonpartisan plurality method pursuant to GS 163-292 (was, general state law). Eliminates Section 4.2, authorizing special elections and referenda.

    Amends Section 6.2, eliminating the authority granted and procedures specified for assessments for transportation improvements. Instead authorizes the town to levy special assessments for street or sidewalk improvements in accordance with the procedures of Article 10, GS Chapter 160A, without receiving a petition as required by GS 160A-217(a). Eliminates Section 6.4, which authorizes the town to issue revenue bonds payable from special assessments pursuant to GS Article 10, GS Chapter 160A. Eliminates Section 6.8, which authorizes the town to adopt an ordinance making it unlawful to create, maintain, or operate a junkyard within the town or the town's extraterritorial planning jurisdiction. 

    Makes technical and clarifying changes throughout.

  • Summary date: Mar 20 2023 - View Summary

    As title indicates, revises the Youngsville charter and consolidates certain local acts related to town property, affairs, and government. Makes conforming repeals of specified session laws. Provides that the act does not affect any rights or interests that arose under any provisions repealed by this act. Continues in effect all existing ordinances, resolutions, and other provisions of the Town that are not inconsistent with the provisions of this act, until they are repealed or amended. Sets out a severability clause. Extends the term of the current Mayor by two years, to now expire in 2027, in order to stagger the terms of the Town Board of Commissioners and Mayor, as provided in the act.