HOUSE BILL 550
AN ACT TO AUTHORIZE THE GREENVILLE CITY BOARD OF EDUCATION OF PITT COUNTY, NORTH CAROLINA, TO APPROPRIATE AND MAKE AVAILABLE TO EAST CAROLINA UNIVERSITY THE SUM OF ONE HUNDRED THOUSAND DOLLARS ($100,000.00) FOR FURNISHING AND EQUIPPING A NEW ELEMENTARY LABORATORY SCHOOL AND TO AUTHORIZE THE BOARD TO CONVEY TO EAST CAROLINA UNIVERSITY A TRACT OF LAND ON WHICH TO BUILD AND LOCATE A NEW ELEMENTARY LABORATORY SCHOOL.
WHEREAS, East Carolina University is a State-supported institution located at Greenville, in Pitt County, North Carolina, and serves all of the people of Greenville; and
WHEREAS, East Carolina University has operated the present Wahl-Coates Elementary School and has furnished teachers and personnel to provide an education for the school children of Greenville through its training program; and
WHEREAS, it is necessary to locate and build a new elementary laboratory school in which East Carolina University will participate and furnish teachers and staff personnel for the operation of said school, thereby furnishing to the school children of Greenville excellent educational instruction and training; and
WHEREAS, it is essential that land be furnished for the location and construction of said school by the Greenville City Board of Education and that an amount not to exceed one hundred thousand dollars ($100,000.00) must be made available to East Carolina University by the Greenville City Board of Education for furnishing and equipping the new elementary laboratory school; and
WHEREAS, the new elementary laboratory school will be used in the capacity of and for a public purpose and for public events of a cultural, artistic and educational nature;
The General Assembly of North Carolina do enact:
Section 1. The Greenville City Board of Education is hereby authorized to appropriate and make available to East Carolina University the sum of one hundred thousand dollars ($100,000.00) to be spent for furnishing and equipping the new elementary laboratory school.
Sec. 2. The Greenville City Board of Education is hereby authorized to convey to East Carolina University a tract of land sufficient in size within the Greenville School District to locate and build thereon a new elementary laboratory school in order that a new elementary laboratory school might be built thereon to replace the present Wahl-Coates elementary laboratory school.
Sec. 3. The appropriation and conveyance authorized by this Act are hereby declared to be for a public purpose and the funds authorized shall be appropriated from any and all available funds of the Greenville City Board of Education whether the same be tax funds, surplus funds, or non-tax funds of any description or kind; the said funds are hereby authorized to be appropriated and made available for the purpose of promoting the public interest and the general welfare of the people of the Greenville School District and as an aid to the Greenville School System.
Sec. 4. All laws and clauses of laws in conflict with this Act are hereby repealed.
Sec. 5. This Act shall be in full force and effect from and after its ratification.
In the General Assembly read three times and ratified, this the 14th day of May 1969.