North Carolina Statutes

Chapter 115D Community Colleges

Article 1 - General Provisions for State Administration.

Article 2 - Local Administration.

Article 2A - Privacy of Employee Personnel Records.

Article 3 - Financial Support.

Article 4 - Budgeting, Accounting, and Fiscal Management.

Article 4A - Budgeting, Accounting, and Fiscal Management.

  • § 115D-54   Preparation and submission of institutional budget
    (a) By a date determined by the State Board, trustees of each institution shall prepare for submission a budget request as provided in G.S. 115D‑54(b)...
  • § 115D-55   Budget management
    (a) Approval of Budget by Local Tax‑Levying Authority. By a date fixed by the local tax‑levying authority, the budget shall be submitted to the local...
  • § 115D-56   Final adoption of budget
    Upon notification of approval by the State Board of Community Colleges, the board of trustees shall adopt a budget resolution as defined in the budget...
  • § 115D-57   Interim budget
    In case the adoption of the budget resolution is delayed until after July 1, the board of trustees shall authorize the president, through interim provisions,...
  • § 115D-58   Amendments to the budget; budget transfers
    (a) The State Board of Community Colleges shall adopt rules and regulations governing the amendment of the budget for an institution. The board of trustees...
  • § 115D-58.1   Federal contracts and grants
    The board of trustees of any institution may apply for and accept grants from the federal government or any agency thereof, in order to carry...
  • § 115D-58.2   Allocation of revenue to the institution by the local tax-levying authority
    (a) The local tax‑levying authority of each institution shall provide, as needed, funds to meet the monthly expenditures, including salaries and other necessary operating expenses,...
  • § 115D-58.3   Provision for disbursement of State money
    The deposit of money in the State treasury to the credit of the institution shall be made in monthly installments, and additionally as necessary, at...
  • § 115D-58.4   Provisions for disbursement of local money
    All local public funds received by or credited to an institution shall be disbursed on checks signed by the two officials of the institution who...
  • § 115D-58.5   Accounting system
    (a) Each institution shall establish and maintain an accounting system consistent with procedures as prescribed by the Community Colleges System Office and the State Controller,...
  • § 115D-58.6   Investment of idle cash
    (a) The institution may deposit at interest or invest all or part of the cash balance of any fund in an official depository of the...
  • § 115D-58.7   Selection of depository; deposits to be secured
    (a) Each board of trustees shall designate as the official depositories of the institution one or more banks, savings and loan associations or trust companies...
  • § 115D-58.8   Facsimile signatures
    The board of trustees may provide by appropriate resolution for the use of facsimile signature machines, signature stamps, or similar devices in signing checks and...
  • § 115D-58.9   Daily deposits
    All moneys regardless of source or purpose collected or received by an officer, employee, or agent of an institution shall be deposited intact in accordance...
  • § 115D-58.10   Surety bonds
    The State Board of Community Colleges shall determine what State employees and employees of institutions shall give bonds for the protection of State funds and...
  • § 115D-58.11   Fire and casualty insurance on institutional buildings and contents
    (a) The board of trustees of each institution, in order to safeguard the investment in institutional buildings and their contents, shall: (1) Insure and keep...
  • § 115D-58.12   Liability insurance; tort actions against boards of trustees
    (a) Boards of trustees may purchase liability insurance only from companies duly licensed and authorized to sell insurance in this State or from other qualified...
  • § 115D-58.13   Vending facilities
    Moneys received by an institution on account of operation of vending facilities shall be deposited, budgeted, appropriated, and expended in accordance with the provisions of...
  • § 115D-58.14   Purchasing flexibility
    (a) Community colleges may purchase the same supplies, equipment, and materials from noncertified sources as are available under State term contracts, subject to the following...
  • § 115D-58.15   Lease purchase and installment purchase contracts for equipment
    (a) Authority. The board of trustees of a community college may use lease purchase or installment purchase contracts to purchase or finance the purchase of...
  • § 115D-58.16   Reserved for future codification purposes
  • § 115D-58.17   Reserved for future codification purposes

Article 5 - Special Provisions.

Article - North Carolina Center for Applied Textile Technology at Gaston College.

  • § 115D-67.1   Purpose of the Center
    The purpose of the North Carolina Center for Applied Textile Technology is to develop a world‑class workforce for the textile industry in North Carolina; support...

Article 5A - North Carolina Center for Applied Textile Technology at Gaston College.

  • § 115D-67.2   Advisory Board
    (a) The Advisory Board to the North Carolina Center for Applied Textile Technology is hereby established. The purpose of the Advisory Board is to assist...
  • § 115D-67.3   Director and other Center personnel
    The President of Gaston College shall appoint an individual to serve as the director of the Center from a list of two or more candidates...
  • § 115D-67.4   Fees collected by the Center; purchases using Center funds
    Notwithstanding any other provision of law, all fees collected by the Applied Textile Technology Center for services to the textile industry, except for regular curriculum...

Article 6 - Textile Training School.

Article 6A - Motorcycle Safety Instruction.

Article 7 - Miscellaneous Provisions.

  • § 115D-77   Nondiscrimination policy
    It is the policy of the State Board of Community Colleges and of local boards of trustees of the State of North Carolina not to...
  • § 115D-78   Access to information and public records
    In accordance with Chapter 132 of the General Statutes, all rules, regulations and public records of the State Board of Community Colleges, the Community Colleges...
  • § 115D-79   Open meetings
    All official meetings of the State Board of Community Colleges and of local boards of trustees shall be open to the public in accordance with...
  • § 115D-80   Administrative Procedure Act applies
    As an agency of the State, the State Board of Community Colleges is subject to the Administrative Procedure Act, Chapter 150B of the General Statutes....
  • § 115D-81   Saving clauses
    (a) Continuation of Existing Law. The provisions of this Chapter, insofar as they are the same as those of existing laws, are intended as a...
  • § 115D-82 through 115D-86   Reserved for future codification purposes

Article 8 - Proprietary Schools.