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CHAPTER 83 AN ACT TO AUTHORIZE THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF BUNCOMBE COUNTY TO CALL A SPECIAL OR GENERAL ELECTION TO AUTHORIZE THE LEVY OF AN ADDITIONAL SUPPLEMENTAL TAX OF FORTY CENTS ON EACH ONE HUNDRED DOLLARS VALUATION OF TAXABLE PROPERTY IN BUNCOMBE COUNTY TO PROVIDE FOR THE CONSTRUCTION, MAINTENANCE, SUPPORT AND OPERATION OF THE PUBLIC SCHOOLS OF THE CITY OF ASHEVILLE AND COUNTY OF BUNCOMBE. The General Assembly of North Carolina do enact:
There shall be no new registration of voters of Buncombe County for such election. The registration books shall be open only for the purpose of registration of new voters in Buncombe County as provided by the general election laws for the election of members of the General Assembly, and no other question or issue shall be submitted to the voters in said election. If the additional tax levy be approved by a majority of qualified voters who shall vote on such question, the Board of County Commissioners of Buncombe County is authorized to levy and collect such additional tax not to exceed forty cents (40) on each one hundred dollars ($100.00) valuation of taxable property in Buncombe County. The amount 120 of said tax to be levied and collected annually shall be decided by the Board of County Commissioners of Buncombe County and included in each years budget. The General Assembly does hereby give its special approval to the levy of the tax for the purposes referred to in this Act.