GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF NORTH CAROLINA
SESSION LAW 2018-59
HOUSE BILL 989
AN ACT amending the charter of the town of madison to provide that the town manager may live outside town limits.
The General Assembly of North Carolina enacts:
SECTION 1. Section 5.1 of the Charter of the Town of Madison, being Chapter 289 of the Session Laws of 1973, as amended, reads as rewritten:
"Sec. 5.1. Appointment;
Compensation. The Board of Aldermen shall appoint an officer whose title shall
be Town Manager and who shall be the head of the administrative branch of the
Town government. The Town Manager shall be chosen by the Board solely on the
basis of his executive and administrative qualifications with special reference
to his actual experience in, or knowledge of, accepted practice in respect to
the duties of his office as hereinafter prescribed. At the time of his
appointment he need not be a resident of the Town, but shall reside
a 15‑mile radius of Town limits during his tenure of office. No person
elected as Mayor or as a member of the Board shall be eligible for appointment
as Town Manager until one year shall have elapsed following the expiration of
the term for which he was elected. The Town Manager shall serve at the pleasure
of the Board and shall receive such salary as the Board shall fix."
SECTION 2. This act is effective when it becomes law.
In the General Assembly read three times and ratified this the 25th day of June, 2018.
s/ Bill Rabon
Presiding Officer of the Senate
s/ Tim Moore
Speaker of the House of Representatives