HOUSE BILL 1526
AN ACT TO PROVIDE FOR STAGGERED TERMS FOR THE KILL DEVIL HILLS TOWN BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS.
The General Assembly of North Carolina enacts:
Section 1. Section 3 of Chapter 220, Session Laws of 1953, as rewritten by Chapter 316, Session Laws of 1979, is rewritten to read:
"Sec. 3. The officers of the Town of Kill Devil Hills are a Mayor, four commissioners, and a treasurer. The treasurer is ex-officio clerk to the board of commissioners. The Mayor shall be elected in 1983 and biennially thereafter for a two-year term. In 1983, four commissioners shall be elected. The two persons receiving the highest numbers of votes shall be elected to four-year terms. The two persons receiving the next highest numbers of votes shall be elected to two-year terms. In 1985 and biennially thereafter, two commissioners shall be elected to four-year terms. In 1987 and biennially thereafter, two commissioners shall be elected for four-year terms. The treasurer is appointed by the town board of commissioners and serves at the pleasure of the board."
Sec. 2. Chapter 220, Session Laws of 1953, is amended by adding a new section to read:
"Sec. 3.1. Elections in the Town of Kill Devil Hills shall be held in accordance with Subchapter IX of Chapter 163 of the General Statutes."
Sec. 3. Chapter 220, Session Laws of 1953, is amended by adding a new section to read:
"Sec. 3.2. The Mayor has the right to vote on all matters before the council."
Sec. 4. Section 1 of this act is effective beginning with the 1983 town election. Section 2 of this act is effective upon ratification. Section 3 of this act shall become effective at the organizational meeting of the town board of commissioners following the 1983 election. This act shall not be construed as affecting the terms of office of the current five commissioners.
In the General Assembly read three times and ratified, this the 11th day of June, 1982.