As we continue to wrestle with S.B. 473 and its impact on local governing boards, several additional questions have arisen. I’ll address two of the most common (and interesting!) here.
Tag: duty to vote
[UPDATE: Section 4.31 of Session Law 2020-3 amends G.S. 160A-75 to apply the default “yes” rule discussed below to the unexcused failures to vote of council members who attend meetings electronically during a state of emergency declared by the Governor … Continued
North Carolina holds its local government board members’ feet to the fire when it comes to voting. City council members and county commissioners have a legal duty to vote unless they are excused for any of several grounds allowed under … Continued