HOUSE BILL 1385
AN ACT EXEMPTING FROM THE PROVISIONS OF ARTICLE 12, CHAPTER 160A, OF THE GENERAL STATUTES OF NORTH CAROLINA, THE COUNTY OF EDGECOMBE AS TO LEASES OR SALES OF REAL ESTATE OWNED BY IT KNOWN AS THE EDGECOMBE GENERAL HOSPITAL PROPERTY AND THE PERSONAL PROPERTY USED FOR HOSPITAL AND MEDICAL CARE PURPOSES.
The General Assembly of North Carolina enacts:
Section 1. The County of Edgecombe is hereby exempt from all provisions, restrictions and limitations as to methods and procedures required to effectuate leases or sales of real estate and personal property provided for in Article 12 of Chapter 160A of the General Statutes, in connection with any lease or sale of real estate owned by it known as the Edgecombe General Hospital property consisting of approximately 20 acres and the buildings and improvements thereon, and the equipment and personal property now owned or hereafter acquired situate thereon and therein.
Sec. 2. This act is effective with respect to a sale or lease only if such sale or lease is given prior approval by a resolution unanimously adopted by the Board of County Commissioners of the County of Edgecombe, authorizing said lease or sale. Such lease or sale may be for cash or with deferred payments secured by a Purchase Money Deed of Trust and for other consideration. It is the intent hereof that leases and sales may be negotiated and consummated without further formality other than the required resolution unanimously adopted by the Edgecombe County Board of Commissioners, all on terms as negotiated, at a regular meeting or a special meeting called for that purpose, after a notice of the purpose of such meeting has been published in a newspaper having general circulation in Edgecombe County at least once and at least 10 days prior to such meeting.
Sec. 3. This act is effective upon ratification.
In the General Assembly read three times and ratified, this the 7th day of October, 1981.