TO AMEND THE NORTH CAROLINA METROPOLITAN SEWERAGE DISTRICTS ACT TO REFLECT POPULATION SHIFTS IN SINGLE-COUNTY DISTRICTS, TO MODIFY REPRESENTATION IN MULTICOUNTY DISTRICTS, AND TO ALLOW METROPOLITAN SEWERAGE DISTRICTS TO ALSO EXERCISE THE SAME POWERS AS METROPOLITAN WATER DISTRICTS, AS RECOMMENDED BY THE LEGISLATIVE RESEARCH COMMISSION’S METROPOLITAN SEWERAGE/WATER SYSTEM COMMITTEE.
Amends GS 162A-67(a) (Metropolitan Sewerage District boards) to set the number of district board members required when a district expands into another county, so the district lies in two counties. Requires the county in which the largest portion of the district lies to always have three members on the board, and the county in which the lesser portion of the district lies to always have two members. Makes modifications to the appointment process to the district board in GS 162A-67(a)(4). Makes a conforming change. Amends GS 162A-69 to grant a Metropolitan Sewerage District all the powers of a Metropolitan Water District. Effective July 1, 2012.
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