SENATE BILL 56
AN ACT TO PROVIDE THAT MEMBERS OF THE RANDOLPH COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS SHALL RESIDE IN AND REPRESENT DISTRICTS, BUT THE QUALIFIED VOTERS OF THE ENTIRE COUNTY SHALL NOMINATE AND ELECT ALL MEMBERS.
The General Assembly of North Carolina enacts:
Section 1. Section 1 of Chapter 952, Session Laws of 1965 is rewritten to read:
"Section 1. For the purpose of representation on the Board of Commissioners of Randolph County, the county is divided into the following five districts, each of which shall have one member:
(1) District 1 - Asheboro Township;
(2) District 2 - Trinity Township;
(3) District 3 - Columbia Township,
Liberty Township, and
(4) District 4 - Back Creek Township,
Level Cross Township,
New Market Township,
Randleman Township, and
(5) District 5 - Brower Township,
Cedar Grove Township,
New Hope Township,
Pleasant Grove Township,
Richland Township, and
Sec. 2. Chapter 952, Session Laws of 1965 is amended by adding the following new sections:
"Sec. 1.1. Members of the Board of Commissioners of Randolph County shall reside in and represent the districts according to the apportionment plan provided in Section 1 of this act, but the qualified voters of the entire county shall nominate all candidates for and elect all members of the board.
"Sec. 1.2. In the 1982 election and quadrennially thereafter, members shall be elected from districts 2, 3, and 4 for four-year terms. In the 1984 election and quadrennially thereafter, members shall be elected from districts 1 and 5 for four-year terms. The two persons elected in the 1980 election shall serve until the first Monday in December 1984."
Sec. 3. This act is effective upon ratification.
In the General Assembly read three times and ratified, this the
24th day of February, 1981.