AN ACT REQUIRING THE DISSOLUTION OF CERTAIN METROPOLITAN SEWERAGE DISTRICTS AND TRANSFERRING THE DISSOLVING DISTRICTS' ASSETS AND LIABILITIES TO AN ADJACENT DISTRICT IN THE SAME COUNTY.
Enacts new GS 162A-82 requiring the Environmental Management Commission to adopt a resolution dissolving a district and transferring the district's assets, liabilities, and other obligations to another district located in the same county when all of the following describe the two districts: (1) the districts are located in a county with a population of less than 15,000, according to the latest federal decennial census, and with nine or more incorporated municipalities within its jurisdiction; (2) the districts collectively provide services to no less than six of the municipalities; (3) the areas served by each district are contiguous; (4) the district to be dissolved does not directly provide sewerage services to any customers and leases its assets to the district to which its assets and liabilities are proposed to be transferred. Sets out the procedure that must be followed before the dissolution and merger of districts, including holding a public hearing. Sets the effective date of the merger of districts as the following July 1 after the resolution has been adopted by the Environmental Management Commission; specifies seven events related to the merger that become effective on that date. Effective October 1, 2019.
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