THE CHARTER
THE TOWN CHARTER
OF
WILKESBORO, NORTH CAROLINA
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The Charter
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PUBLISHED BY ORDER OF THE BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS
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   Catchlines have been added and a uniform system of capitalization has been utilized. A frontal analysis has been added for the convenience of the user.
   Some of the provisions of the Charter, though not specifically repealed or amended, are now obsolete because they have been superseded by general law applicable to this town and other municipalities. For this reason, some material is indicated as having been omitted. However, the material remaining should be carefully checked against the General Statutes of North Carolina in determining the present applicability of any provision of this Charter.
Editor’s note:
   The Charter herein set out is contained in Private Laws 1889, chapter 240.
   § 1.   Town boundaries.
   § 2.   Town government.
   §§ 3 to 10.   Omitted.
   § 11.   Election, term of office, compensation, etc., of mayor.
   § 12.   Oath of office.
   §§ 13 to 15.   Omitted.
   § 16.   Board of commissioners–Mayor to be presiding officer.
   § 17.   Same–Meetings.
   § 18.   Same–Ordinances generally.
   § 19.   Same–Powers generally.
   § 20.   Appointment of clerk and treasurer.
   § 21.   Duties of clerk.
   § 22.   Powers and liabilities of tax-collector.
   § 23.   Police force generally.
   § 24.   Fees of chief of police; temporary police.
   § 25.   Suspension of police.
   § 26.   Police uniforms; police powers generally.
   § 27.   Weighmaster; inspector; town engineer; town attorney.
   § 28.   Auctions and auctioneers.
   §§ 29 to 37.   Omitted.
   § 38.   License taxes.
   § 39.   Tax levy.
   § 40.   Streets and sidewalks.
   § 41.   Condemnation of land.
   § 42.   Cemeteries.
   § 43.   Fire companies; fire limits.
   § 44.   Additional miscellaneous powers of board of commissioners.
   § 45.   Nuisances.
   § 46.   Street and market sales.
   § 47.   Alcoholic beverages.
   § 48.   Fines and penalties.
   § 49.   Conflicts of interest.
   § 50.   Public buildings.
   § 51.   Penalties for violation of ordinances generally.
   § 52.   Recovery of penalties.
   § 53.   Omitted.
   § 54.   Violation of ordinance a misdemeanor.
   § 55.   No increase or diminution of salary during term.
   § 56.   Vagrants.
   § 57.   Omitted.
   § 58.   Repeal of conflicting laws.