GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF NORTH CAROLINA
AN ACT AMENDING THE CHARTER OF THE CITY OF CHARLOTTE.
The General Assembly of North Carolina enacts:
Section 1. The Charter of the City of Charlotte, being Chapter 713, Session Laws of 1965, as amended, is amended by rewriting Section 3.03 to read:
"Sec. 3.03. Compensation. The salary of each Council member shall be in such amounts as established by the City Council from time to time."
Sec. 2. Section 3.22 of the Charter of the City of Charlotte is rewritten to read:
"Sec. 3.22. Meetings. The City Council shall fix suitable times for its regular meetings. The Mayor, or in the absence of the Mayor, the Mayor Pro Tempore, or a majority of the members of the City Council may call special or emergency meetings upon compliance with the provisions of Article 33C of Chapter 143 of the General Statutes."
Sec. 3. Section 3.23(b) of the Charter of the City of Charlotte, as rewritten by Chapter 140, Session Laws of 1971, is amended by deleting "General Statute 160-176", and substituting "G.S. 160A-385", and by deleting the following sentence in its entirety:
"All final votes of the City Council involving the expenditure of three thousand dollars ($3,000) or more shall be by yeas and nays and shall be entered upon the records."
Sec. 4. Section 3.25 of the Charter of the City of Charlotte is amended by deleting the words "Recorder or Vice Recorder of said city" and by substituting the words "Mecklenburg County Superior Court".
Sec. 5. Sec. 3.62(b) of the Charter of the City of Charlotte is amended by rewriting the first sentence to read:
"The Mayor shall sign all written contracts or obligations of the City except those contracts or obligations signed by the City Manager pursuant to Section 9.82 of this Charter, and no contract of the City required to be in writing shall be binding upon the City until signed by the Mayor or City Manager, as appropriate."
Sec. 6. Section 3.63 of the Charter of the City of Charlotte is rewritten to read:
"Sec. 3.63. Compensation. The salary of the Mayor shall be in such amounts as established from time to time by the City Council."
Sec. 7. Subchapter C of Chapter V of the Charter of the City of Charlotte is repealed.
Sec. 8. Subchapter D of Chapter V of the Charter of the City of Charlotte is repealed.
Sec. 9. Subchapter A of Chapter IX of the Charter of the City of Charlotte, having been preempted by G.S. 1-539.16, is repealed.
Sec. 10. This act is effective upon ratification, but Section 9 does not apply to claims pending on July 2, 1981.
In the General Assembly read three times and ratified, this the 11th day of June, 1985.