HOUSE BILL 1511
AN ACT TO PROVIDE FOR STAGGERED FOUR-YEAR TERMS FOR THE BOONVILLE TOWN BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS IN 1983 INSTEAD OF THE CURRENT TWO-YEAR TERMS, AND INCREASE THE TERM OF THE MAYOR TO FOUR YEARS IN 1985, AND TO DELETE OBSOLETE CHARTER PROVISIONS.
The General Assembly of North Carolina enacts:
Section 1. Section 4 of Chapter 44, Private Laws of 1895, is rewritten to read:
"Sec. 4. (a) At the regular municipal election in the Town of Booneville in 1983, there shall be elected a board of town commissioners consisting of five members. The three persons receiving the highest number of votes shall be elected to four-year terms. The two persons receiving the next highest number of votes shall be elected to two-year terms. In 1985 and quadrennially thereafter, two commissioners shall be elected for four-year terms. In 1987 and quadrennially thereafter, three commissioners shall be elected for four-year terms.
(b) At the regular municipal election in 1983, a mayor shall be elected for a two-year term. In 1985 and quadrennially thereafter, a mayor shall be elected for a four-year term.
(c) Elections in the Town of Boonville shall be conducted in accordance with Chapter 163 of the General Statutes, and the results determined by the plurality method as provided in G.S. 163-292."
Sec. 2. This act shall become effective beginning with the 1983 municipal elections. It shall not affect the current two-year terms of office of the commissioners elected in 1981.
In the General Assembly read three times and ratified, this the 11th day of June, 1982.