HOUSE BILL 1147
AN ACT TO PROVIDE STAGGERED TERMS FOR THE MEMBERS OF THE WEST SMITHFIELD SANITARY DISTRICT BOARD.
The General Assembly of North Carolina enacts:
Section 1. G.S. 130-126 is hereby amended by adding at the end thereof a new paragraph to read:
"Beginning with the election to be held in the West Smithfield Sanitary District in November, 1973, the five Board members shall be elected for staggered terms of four years. The three candidates receiving the highest number of votes shall be elected for terms of four years, and the two candidates receiving the next highest number of votes shall be elected for terms of two years. Thereafter, as the terms of the members expire, their successors shall be elected for terms of four years."
Sec. 2. This act shall be effective upon ratification.
In the General Assembly read three times and ratified, this the 7th day of May, 1973.