GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF NORTH CAROLINA
SESSION LAW 2013-65
HOUSE BILL 252
AN ACT to provide funding for planned street and SIDEWALK IMPROVEMENTS in the City of Asheville for the 2012-2013 fiscal year and to repeal S.L. 2009-114.
Whereas, the General Assembly authorized the City of Asheville to use up to five percent (5%) of utility revenues for street and sidewalk improvements associated with waterline improvements;
Whereas, the City of Asheville used $2,658,705 for fiscal years 2009-2010, 2010-2011, and 2011-2012;
Whereas, the City of Asheville used $2,658,705 to fund six projects: Dogwood Grove, Ridge Avenue, Azalea Road, Northwood Drive, S. Lexington Avenue, and Melrose Avenue;
Whereas, the City of Asheville planned to use $990,336 for fiscal year 2012-2013; and
Whereas, the City of Asheville planned to use $990,336 to fund six projects: resurfacing W.T. Weaver, resurfacing MLK Jr. Blvd, resurfacing Woodfin, sidewalk construction on Lakeshore Drive, and sidewalk construction on Sand Hill School Road; Now, therefore,
The General Assembly of North Carolina enacts:
SECTION 1.(a) S.L. 2009-114 is repealed.
SECTION 1.(b) This section is effective June 30, 2013, and applies to the 2013-2014 fiscal year and thereafter.
SECTION 2. The City of Asheville may use utility revenues that were dedicated for a specific project under the authority of S.L. 2009-114 for street and sidewalk improvements associated with waterline improvements for the project.
SECTION 3. This act applies only to the City of Asheville.
SECTION 4. Except as otherwise provided, this act is effective when it becomes law.
In the General Assembly read three times and ratified this the 5th day of June, 2013.
s/ Daniel J. Forest
President of the Senate
s/ Thom Tillis
Speaker of the House of Representatives