The Committee met on Wednesday and Thursday of this week. On Wednesday, June 24, the Committee approved two bills. H 307, Zebulon Charter/Use of Certain Fees, would amend the charter of the Town of Zebulon to make the several changes for road or drainage project fees, open space project fees, and recreation project fees. H 356, NCUC Reg. Fee Changes, would increase the amount of funding reserves the Utilities Commission and the Public Staff could maintain, set the utility regulatory fee in statute, partially increase the fee for the 2015 fiscal year, and authorize the Commission to raise and lower the fee based on operating expenses.
On Thursday, June 25, the Committee approved the following local bills dealing with annexation or deannexation: H 266 City of Lenoir/Satellite Annexation; H 400, Town of Mint Hill/Annexations; H 411, Town of Angier/Deannexation; H 412, City of Dunn Annexation; H 426, Town of Weldon/Deannexation; H 493, Lake Lure Deannexation; and H 526, Town of Norwood/Deannexation.