Annexation bill meets deadline
State legislation allowing Waynesville to grant Lake Junaluska's request for annexation squeezed by bill-filing deadlines Wednesday when N.C. Sen. Jim Davis (R) of District 50 introduced Senate Bill 290 and N.C. Rep. Joe Sam Queen (D) of District 119 entered an identical bill, H.B. 306, on the House side.
The legislation was requested jointly by Lake Junaluska Assembly Board of Directors and the Waynesville Governing Board.
Each bill is entitled "An Act Adding Certain Described Property to the Corporate Limits of the Town of Waynesville" and spells out boundaries and PIN numbers of properties involved.
Bills in their entirety can be viewed on the N. C. General Assembly website. North Carolina statutes require three public readings, and the bills won't become law until voted upon by both ...