This site is about the overreaching political power of the NC Association of Realtors flush with money from cashing in your equity 6% at a time, leaving you to pay for growth with property taxes, year after year, with or without cash flow. In the last few years NCAR has pumped millions of dollars into NC political campaigns at the state and local level. They have spent millions more to defeat Local Options for Local Governments with misleading ads.

Thursday, December 2, 2010

On the Radar

Though the 2010 NC legislative session ended in July and the 2011 starts up in January, state legislators are still busy with study committees. Among the issues being tracked by the NC Association of Realtors are:

• Consolidation of State Agencies and Departments
• Consolidation or Elimination of State Boards and Commissions
• Developer Responsibility for Street Construction
• Urban Growth and Infrastructure
• Legislative Study Commission on Public-Private Partnerships
• Joint Select Study Committee on Tort Reform
• Sustainable communities

Most of these meetings can be located at the NC General Assembly website. For others it may be necessary to drill down through State Board Notices at the NC Secretary of State's Office where you'll also find in lobbyist reports that NCAR's former executive Tim Kent is now a lobbyist for the NC Beer & Wine Wholesalers Association.

2 comments:

triadwatch said...

would be interested to know what they want with the developers responsibility on roads

gregflynn said...

This is related to an issue supported by the NC Home Builders from the 2009 session.

S-761 Street Construction/Developer Responsibility—
Limits cost to developers for street or highway construction to the proportional amount necessary to serve projected traffic generated by the development.


It worked its way through several votes in the 2010 session. It was not passed but made its way into the Studies Act of 2010:

JOINT LEGISLATIVE TRANSPORTATION OVERSIGHT COMMITTEE
STUDIES

SECTION 4.5. Street Construction/Developer Responsibility (S.B. 761 – Brown, Cole) – The Committee may study whether to limit the responsibility of developers for the cost of street or highway construction to the amount necessary to serve the projected traffic generated by a development.