TOWN OF WAYNESVILLE
CHARTER AMENDMENT CHANGING THE STYLE OF GOVERNING BODY AND METHOD OF ELECTIONS
On April 25, 2023, The Town Council adopted an ordinance amending Article II, Section 2.1 and 2.3 of the Town Charter, to change the “Style of Governing Body to that of a “Town Council” and change the method of elections to permit “Staggered Terms”. After the next municipal election in November the two candidates receiving the most votes will be awarded four-year terms. The two candidates receiving the least votes will receive two-year terms. Thereafter, the Town will conduct elections for two members of the Town Council every two years. The action was taken in accordance with GS 160A-102. Please direct any questions on the above-mentioned amendments to Rob Hites, Town Manager located at 16. South Main Street, Waynesville 28786 or call at 828-452-2491.