NORTH CAROLINA GENERAL ASSEMBLY
HOUSE BILL 868
AN ACT TO PRESCRIBE CONDITIONS UNDER WHICH THE CITY OF CHARLOTTE IS AUTHORIZED TO TRANSFER PROPERTY TO MECKLENBURG COUNTY.
The General Assembly of North Carolina do enact:
Section 1. The City Council of the City of Charlotte is hereby authorized and empowered, subject to the conditions prescribed below, and notwithstanding provisions of any other law, general or local, to assign, lease, sell or convey to the County of Mecklenburg, with or without consideration, any or all right, title or interest in or to property, real or personal, owned by the City of Charlotte, including but not limited to property held in trust for the public and property used for the purposes of government, upon such terms and conditions and with such restrictions as the City Council may deem in the best interest of the citizens of Charlotte.
Sec. 2. The foregoing authority may be exercised by the City Council only after full and express compliance with the following conditions:
a. Any property to be transferred pursuant to this Act must be for use by the county in rendering services or performing functions, singly, or jointly with the city, for the benefit or government of the citizens of Charlotte as well as of all other citizens of Mecklenburg County.
b. Notice of any proposed transfer of property pursuant to this Act shall be published in a local newspaper at least twice, the first publication to be not less than fifteen (15) days prior to a public hearing on such proposal.
c. A public hearing shall be held by the City Council at least fifteen (15) days before any transfer of property pursuant to this Act is authorized.
d. The transfer of any property pursuant to this Act must be authorized by a two‑thirds affirmative vote of all members of the City Council.
Sec. 3. All laws and clauses of laws in conflict with this Act are hereby repealed.
Sec. 4. This Act shall become effective upon its ratification.
In the General Assembly read three times and ratified, this the 26th day of May, 1965.