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An Act to Amend the Charter of the Concord Graded School.

1899 Public Laws: Chapter 430

Public Laws and Resolutions of the State of North Carolina Passed in 1899 - Page 570.
Click Here to view the earlier amended Act of February 28, 1895, as repealed in Section 5 below.

The General Assembly of North Carolina do enact:

Section 1. That at the election next ensuing for graded school commissioners at the same time the aldermen and mayor for the town of Concord are elected there shall be elected by the qualified voters of said town six school commissioners, residents of said town, one from each ward and two at large, three of whom shall hold their office for two years and three for a term of four years, and every two years after said election there shall be elected in like manner three school commissioners, who shall hold their office for a term of four years and till their successors are elected and qualified.

Sec. 2. Whenever a vacancy shall occur in said school board by death, resignation or otherwise the school board shall have power to fill the same.

Sec. 3. That so much of section four of said Act as requires the mayor to countersign the warrants or orders of said school board is hereby repealed, and the treasurer of the town of Concord may pay out moneys in his hands belonging to the school fund on order or warrant, signed in the name of the "graded school board" by the chairman in his own proper signature, after first having been ordered and audited by said board at a regular or called meeting of the same.

Sec. 4. That said "graded school board" in addition to the powers already conferred upon them shall have the right to make and adopt any rules, regulations or by-laws for the government or management of said school that they shall deem proper, not inconsistent with this Act, and change the same at their will and pleasure.

Sec. 5. That chapter ninety-one of the public laws, eighteen hundred and ninety-five, and other Acts inconsistent with this Act, be and the same are hereby repealed.

Sec. 6. That the six school commissioners elected at the election in May, eighteen hundred and ninety-nine, shall cast lots among themselves to determine who of their number shall hold office for two years and who of their number for a term of four years.

[Sec. 7.] This Act shall be in force from and after its ratification.

Ratified the 6th day of March, A.D. 1899.

Daniel L. Russell, Jr., Governor
Charles A. Reynolds, Lt. Governor and President of the Senate
Henry Groves Connor, Speaker of the House of Representatives

State of North Carolina,
Office of Secretary of State,
Raleigh, April 28th, 1899.

I, Cyrus Thompson, Secretary of State, hereby certify that the
foregoing (manuscript) are true copies of the original acts and reso-
lutions on file in this office.

Cyrus Thompson,
Secretary of State.

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