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  • Summary date: May 23 2024 - View Summary

    House committee substitute to the 1st edition makes the following changes. Further amends the Charter of the Town of Bermuda Run, Section 2 of SL 1999-94 as follows. Adds in reference to other Town Resolutions and Ordinances that have amended the Charter in the past. 

    Further amends Section 4.1 to provide that officers of the Town are to be elected (was, nominated and elected) on a nonpartisan basis using the plurality method. 

    Further amends Section 6.2 to require that the referendum on the increase in property tax rates have the affirmative vote (was, the vote or consent) of a majority of the qualified voters participating in the referendum. 

    Makes additional clarifying and technical changes. 

    Makes conforming changes to the act's long title. 

  • Summary date: May 6 2024 - View Summary

    Amends the Charter of the Town of Bermuda Run, Section 2 of SL 1999-94 as follows. Changes the election of town officers to a plurality method under GS 163-292 (currently elected using nonpartisan primaries as set forth in GS 163-294). 

    Removes the Town Council's powers to appoint Town officers and employees and to fix salaries, prescribe bonds, and require oaths from the Town Council. Gives the Town Manager all the powers and duties of a chief administrator prescribed in GS 160A-148 and the provisions of the Charter, including the power to appoint and suspend or remove all Town officers and employees not elected by the people and whose appointment or removal is otherwise provided for by law in line with general personnel rules as the Town Council may adopt, except the Town Attorney. Changes the requirement for the Town to increase its property taxes to requiring the vote or consent of the majority of qualified voters (was, majority of residents) participating in a referendum. Makes technical changes.