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1034
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The Rutan v. Republican Party U.S. Supreme Court decision held that any employment action based on political party affiliation violates the First Amendment. Allred discusses this decision's implications for local governments in NC.
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Local Government Law Bulletin (NoCar KFN 7830 A15 L6), Vol. Issue 39, July 1990, p1-3, f
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1036
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The Elkin Tribune, Inc. v. Yadkin County Board of County Commissioners case ended with the North Carolina Supreme Court ruling that applications for employment are personnel records and thus confidential.
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Local Government Law Bulletin (NoCar KFN 7830 A15 L6), Vol. Issue 43, July 1992, p1-2, f
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1037
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Campbell presents the legal aspects of financing municipal solid waste disposal facilities in North Carolina.
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Local Government Law Bulletin (NoCar KFN 7830 A15 L6), Vol. Issue 46, Oct 1992, p1-8, f
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1035
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The News and Observer Publishing Co. v. Poole court case forced the North Carolina Supreme Court to take its first extended look at the public records statute.
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Local Government Law Bulletin (NoCar KFN 7830 A15 L6), Vol. Issue 41, Apr 1992, p1-6, f
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1038
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Entire issue deals with the regulation of smoking in North Carolina.
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Local Government Law Bulletin (NoCar KFN 7830 A15 L6), Vol. Issue 47, Jan 1993, p1-11, f
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1605
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The issue is the extent to which individual elected local government officials can be held liable for voting for or approving an illegal or improper expenditure of public funds in North Carolina.
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Local Government Law Bulletin (NoCar KFN 7830 A15 L6), Vol. Issue 57, May 1994, p1-6, por
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A law passed in 1994 by the N.C. General Assembly authorizes local governments to enter into contracts for energy-saving improvements on existing buildings if the contractor guarantees that the savings will pay for the cost of improvement.
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Local Government Law Bulletin (NoCar KFN 7830 A15 L6), Vol. Issue 63, Aug 1994, p1-3, il
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2254
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Dillon's Rule is a principle used by North Carolina courts to determine whether a local government has the authority to engage in a specific activity. Bell analyzes two 1994 cases in which this rule was invoked.
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Local Government Law Bulletin (NoCar KFN 7830 A15 L6), Vol. Issue 66, Mar 1995, p1-7, f
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2289
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Although the state's General Statute 14-399 makes littering a crime, control of this unlawful disposal of solid waste is difficult because litterbugs are rarely caught and because lawmen and prosecutors do not view it as a high priority crime.
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Local Government Law Bulletin (NoCar KFN 7830 A15 L6), Vol. Issue 65, Feb 1995, p1-6, f
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2505
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The General Assembly, through Chapter 388 of the 1995 Session Laws (SB 426), sought to answer questions on accessing and copying public records, which previous legislation did not satisfactorily answer.
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Local Government Law Bulletin (NoCar KFN 7830 A15 L6), Vol. Issue 70, Aug 1995, p1-5, f
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2861
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Cities are required by statute to provide utilities to annexed areas. However, they have the discretion to consider factors like remoteness of a person asking for service and cost of service extension when granting or refusing service requests.
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Local Government Law Bulletin (NoCar KFN 7830 A15 L6), Vol. Issue 73, May 1996, p1-6, f
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2906
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Cities and counties are authorized by the General Assembly to grant licenses and franchises to private firms that provide solid waste management services.
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Local Government Law Bulletin (NoCar KFN 7830 A15 L6), Vol. Issue 72, Mar 1996, p1-6, f
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2998
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The 1996 General Assembly short session made significant advancement in solid waste management through extensive revision of the Solid Waste Management Act of 1989. The revisions are effective October 1, 1996.
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3403
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1997 General Assembly legislation makes changes to the open meetings law and the public's access to government records. Effective October 1, 1997, public bodies meeting in closed session must keep a general account of what transpired, for those not there.
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Local Government Law Bulletin (NoCar KFN 7830 A15 L6), Vol. Issue 80, Aug 1997, p1-5, il
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3474
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Laws governing the purchase and disposal of property by local governments have been revised by the General Assembly effective July 1, 1997. Changes include raising formal bid limits on certain items from $20,000 to $30,000.
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Local Government Law Bulletin (NoCar KFN 7830 A15 L6), Vol. Issue 79, June 1997, p1-3, por