GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF NORTH CAROLINA
SESSION LAW 2017-52
HOUSE BILL 331
AN ACT to correct how the terms of board members are to expire due to transition of municipal elections to even‑numbered years in the town of oakboro.
The General Assembly of North Carolina enacts:
SECTION 1. Section 15 of the Charter of the Town of Oakboro, being Chapter 51 of the Private Laws of 1915, as amended by ordinance adopted by the Town Board, and Section 7 of S.L. 2015‑253, reads as rewritten:
"Sec. 15. That the Mayor of
the town of Oakboro shall hold office for the term of two years and until its
successor is elected and qualified, except that in 2015, the Mayor elected
shall serve a term of three years, but the Mayor's successors shall serve terms
of two years. Those members of the Board who have the lowest total number of
votes shall serve for a two‑year term. At the regular election held in
2011, and every four years thereafter, members of the Board who were elected
for two‑year terms in the election of 2009, shall be elected to serve for
a four‑year term. In 2015,
three two members of the Board
shall be elected for five‑year terms, and the two three members
whose terms expire in 2017 shall continue to serve until 2018. In 2020, and
quadrennially thereafter, three two persons shall be elected to
four‑year terms. In 2018, and quadrennially thereafter, two three
persons shall be elected to four‑year terms. That in the absence of
any officer of the town, or during sickness of any of the officers, the
commissioners may appoint a man to fill the office during his absence or during
his inability, and no longer. If the absence be caused by resignation, the
board may appoint an officer to fill the unexpired term."
SECTION 2. This act is effective when it becomes law.
In the General Assembly read three times and ratified this the 27th day of June, 2017.
s/ Daniel J. Forest
President of the Senate
s/ Tim Moore
Speaker of the House of Representatives