GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF NORTH CAROLINA
SESSION LAW 2023-23
HOUSE BILL 73
AN ACT To Amend the charter of the town of bridgeton to reflect the general law on quorums and voting.
The General Assembly of North Carolina enacts:
SECTION 1. Section 2.7 of the Charter of the Town of Bridgeton, being Chapter 621 of the 1989 Session Laws, is repealed.
SECTION 2. Section 2.3 of the Charter of the Town of Bridgeton, being Chapter 621 of the 1989 Session Laws, reads as rewritten:
"Sec. 2.3. Election of the
Mayor; Term of Office; Duties. – The Mayor shall be elected directly by the
voters of the Town in the manner provided by Article 3 of this Charter for a
term of two years; provided, the Mayor shall serve until
his a successor
is elected and qualified. The Mayor shall be the official head of the Town
government and shall preside at all meetings of the Board of Commissioners. He
The Mayor shall have the right to vote only if there are an equal
number of votes in the affirmative and the negative on any matter before the
Board. The Mayor shall exercise such powers and perform such duties as
presently are or hereafter may be conferred upon him or her by the
General Statutes, by this Charter, and by the ordinances of the Town."
SECTION 3. This act is effective when it becomes law.
In the General Assembly read three times and ratified this the 26th day of May, 2023.
s/ Vickie Sawyer
Presiding Officer of the Senate
s/ Howard Penny, Jr.
Presiding Officer of the House of Representatives