RED CROSS CHARTER AMENDMENTS.

View NCGA Bill Details2015-2016 Session
House Bill 989 (Local) Filed Wednesday, April 27, 2016
AN ACT AMENDING THE CHARTER OF THE TOWN OF RED CROSS TO AUTHORIZE THE TOWN COUNCIL TO FILL A VACANCY ON THE COUNCIL AND TO CHOOSE ONE OF ITS MEMBERS TO SERVE AS MAYOR PRO TEMPORE.
Intro. by Burr.

Status: Ch. SL 2016-32 (House Action) (Jun 23 2016)

Bill History:

H 989/S.L. 2016-32

Bill Summaries:

  • Summary date: Jun 23 2016 - More information

    AN ACT AMENDING THE CHARTER OF THE TOWN OF RED CROSS TO AUTHORIZE THE TOWN COUNCIL TO FILL A VACANCY ON THE COUNCIL AND TO CHOOSE ONE OF ITS MEMBERS TO SERVE AS MAYOR PRO TEMPORE. Enacted June 23, 2016. Effective June 23, 2016.


  • Summary date: Apr 27 2016 - More information

    Amends the charter of the Town of Red Cross, SL 2002-56, as amended, to provide for the filling of a vacancy on the Town Council. Enacts Section 3.3.(b) in Article III providing that the remaining members of the Town Council, must, by majority vote, appoint a qualified person to serve for the unexpired term of the vacant seat. A member appointed by this process has the same authority and powers as if regularly elected.

    Also enacts a new Section 3.4A, entitled Mayor Pro Tempore, requiring the Town Council to choose one of its members to serve as Mayor Pro Tempore, performing the duties of the Mayor in times of absence or disability. Provides that there will be no set term for the Mayor Pro Tempore, but rather the individual will serve in that capacity at the pleasure of the remaining council members. 


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