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§ 160B‑4. Definition of urban service districts to replace municipalities abolished atthe time of consolidation.

(a)        The governing board, by resolution, may define an urbanservice district within the boundaries of the largest municipality that existedin the county before consolidation and within the boundaries of any othermunicipality abolished at the time of the establishment of the consolidatedcity‑county. Notwithstanding the provisions of G.S. 160B‑7, theresolution may also define an urban service district to include areas proposedfor inclusion in an urban service district and identified in a plan forconsolidation prepared by a consolidation study commission pursuant to Article20 of Chapter 153A of the General Statutes or a plan approved by the GeneralAssembly. Any urban service district so defined shall comprise the total areaof the abolished municipality as it existed immediately before the effectivedate of consolidation. As determined by the governing board, the resolutionshall take effect as to the areas included therein either upon its adoption orat the beginning of a fiscal year commencing after its passage.

(b)        Prior to the effective date of consolidation, an interimgoverning board of a consolidated city‑county by resolution may define anurban service district. The resolution defining the urban service districtshall take effect upon the effective date of the consolidation.

(c)        Recodified as § 160B‑3(b) by Session Laws 1995 (Reg.Sess., 1996), c. 646, s. 22(a). (1973, c. 537, s. 1; 1995, c. 461, s. 2; 1995 (Reg. Sess., 1996), c.646, s. 22(a).)