HOUSE BILL 614
AN ACT TO AUTHORIZE THE DISBURSEMENT OF FUNDS HELD IN THE NAME OF THE TOWN OF MILWAUKEE.
Whereas, there are funds on deposit with the North Carolina National Bank at Woodland, North Carolina, such funds held in the name of the Town of Milwaukee; and
Whereas, Chapter 740, Session Laws of 1971, repealed the Charter of the Town of Milwaukee in Northampton County, such Charter having been Chapter 82 of the Private Laws of 1915; and
Whereas, citizens of the area have made known their desire that such funds be made available for the upkeep and maintenance of the old town cemetery, such cemetery now being maintained by the Bethany United Methodist Church; Now, therefore,
The General Assembly of North Carolina enacts:
Section 1. The Operations Officer at the North Carolina National Bank in Woodland, North Carolina, is authorized to disburse funds on deposit in a certificate of deposit in the name of the Town of Milwaukee, a municipality unincorporated by the repeal of its Charter by Chapter 740, Session Laws of 1971, to the officers of Bethany United Methodist Church upon written request of said officers.
Sec. 2. The officers of Bethany United Methodist Church are hereby authorized to expend said funds for the upkeep and maintenance of the church cemetery, located in Northampton County; provided, that (a) said funds may be used for the upkeep and maintenance of said cemetery and no other purpose, and (b) said funds shall be maintained in a separate account, the accounts of which shall be open to public inspection by any person.
Sec. 3. This act shall be effective upon ratification.
In the General Assembly read three times and ratified, this the 9th day of April, 1979.