REFERENDUM ON INCORPORATING LAKE JAMES.

View NCGA Bill Details2013-2014 Session
Senate Bill 312 (Local) Filed Wednesday, March 13, 2013
A BILL TO BE ENTITLED AN ACT REQUIRING A REFERENDUM ON WHETHER TO INCORPORATE THE VILLAGE OF LAKE JAMES.
Intro. by Daniel.

Status: Ref To Com On Finance (House Action) (Jun 13 2013)

Bill History:

S 312

Bill Summaries:

  • Summary date: Jun 6 2013 - More information

    Senate committee substitute makes the following changes to the 1st edition. Makes changes to the corporate boundaries by deleting certain described propertyand makes changes regarding the commencement of tax collectionproviding for pro-rated municipal taxes (was, municipal taxes) levied for tax year 2013-14 in accordance with the pro-rating procedure in GS 160A-58.10 (was levied for the year beginning July 1, 2013. Also makes changes regarding ad valorem taxesso thatthe Village Council cannot approve an ad valorem tax rate greater than 7�_΢ per $100 valuation unless the tax rate is approved by an affirmative vote of the majority (was, two-thirds) of the qualified voters of the Village of Lake James.


  • Summary date: Mar 13 2013 - More information

    Subject to the approval of the qualified voters at an election held on November 5, 2013, incorporates the Village of Lake James, describing the area to be incorporated by metes and bounds. The village is to be governed by a five-member village council and a mayor. Requires that an election for the initial Village council be held at the same time as the election on incorporation. Provides for taxes, budget ordinances, and other ordinances. Includes special provisions regarding extraterritorial jurisdiction, annexation, zoning, public access to Lake James, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission relicensing, greenways and other public areas, alcoholic beverages, and eminent domain.


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