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this act applies shall order and provide for the holding of a referendum on the same day as the general election in 1976. The purpose of this referendum shall be to determine the sentiment of the voters of the county relative to whether the chairman of the county commission shall be elected or the judge of probate shall be ex officio a member and chairman of the commission. On the ballot to be used at the election the question shall be stated substantially as follows: Which of the following do you favor? (Check one only.)

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1. The chairman of the

(here fill in name of the county) County Commission shall continue to be elected as at present.

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2. The judge of probate of

(here fill in name of the county) County shall be ex officio a member and chairman of the county commission.

If a majority of the votes cast at the election are for the first option above, then the provisions of this act shall have no further force or effect. If a majority of the votes cast in the election are for the second option above, then the following provisions of this act shall become effective. The results of the election, however, shall be certified by the judge of probate of the county to the secretary of state, who shall make a permanent record thereof.

Section 2. At the general election in 1982 a successor to the chairman of the county governing body shall not be elected. Upon the expiration of the term of the incumbent chairman of the county commission the judge of probate of the county shall immediately become a member and ex officio chairman of the county commission; and he shall perform all of the duties and have all of the authority theretofore vested by law in the chairman of the commission.

Section 3. The provisions of this act are severable. If any part of the act is declared invalid or unconstitutional, such declaration shall not affect the part which remains.

Section 4. This act shall become effective immediately upon its passage and approval by the Governor, or upon its otherwise becoming a law.

Approved August 18, 1976.

Time: 6:30 P.M.

Act No. 486

H. 1240—Carothers, Crawford, Smith (J)

AN ACT Relating to all counties having populations of not less than 56,500 nor more than 59,000 according to the 1970 or any subsequent federal decennial census, regulating the compensation of election officials in such counties and providing for the method of payment thereof. Be It Enacted by the Legislature of Alabama:

Section 1. This act shall apply to all counties having populations of not less than 56,500 nor more than 59,000 according to the 1970 or any subsequent federal decennial census.

Section 2. In all such counties the chief inspector shall receive twenty-three dollars ($23.00) per day and all other election officials shall receive twenty dollars ($20.00) per day for the performance of their official duties. The county governing body shall supplement the pay already provided for by general law with funds out of the county general fund sufficient to bring said pay up to the amount provided by this act.

Section 3. All laws or parts of laws which conflict with this act are hereby repealed.

Section 4. This act shall become effective immediately upon its passage and approval by the Governor, or upon its otherwise becoming a law.

Approved August 18, 1976.
Time: 6:30 P.M.

Act No. 487

H. 1257-Manley, Pegues

AN ACT Relating to counties having a population of not less than 23,800 nor more than 23,925 according to the 1970 or any subsequent federal decennial census; providing that henceforth members of the county commission shall receive a monthly salary of $600 and a monthly expense allowance of $200. Be It Enacted by the Legislature of Alabama:

Section 1. In all counties having a population of not less than 23,800 nor more than 23,925 according to the 1970 or any subsequent federal decennial census, each member of the county commission shall receive a salary of $600 per month and an expense allowance of $200 per month, and this shall be in lieu of all other salaries, allowances and compensation.

Section 2. All laws or parts of laws which conflict with this act are hereby repealed.

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Section 3. This act shall become effective October 1, 1976.
Approved August 18, 1976.
Time: 6:30 P.M.

Act No. 488

H. 152–Folmar

AN ACT

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To further regulate the clerk hire allowance of the circuit clerk in all counties having populations of not less than 24,900 nor more than 25,150 according to the 1970 or any subsequent federal decennial census. Be It Enacted by the Legislature of Alabama:

Section 1. This Act shall apply to all counties having populations of not less than 24,900 nor more than 25,150 according to the 1970 or any subsequent federal decennial census.

Section 2. The governing body of all such counties shall have the discretionary authority to provide the circuit clerk of said counties a clerk hire allowance not to exceed $3,000.00 per annum, said sum to be paid from the general fund of said counties.

Section 3. The provisions of this act are severable. If any part of the act is declared invalid or unconstitutional, such declaration shall not affect the part which remains.

Section 4. All laws or parts of laws which conflict with this act are hereby repealed.

Section 5. This act shall become effective immediately upon its passage and approval by the Governor, or upon its otherwise becoming a law.

Approved August 18, 1976.
Time: 6:30 P.M.

Act No. 489

H, 602—Pegues, Edwards

AN ACT Relating to Dallas County, to amend further Section 1, Act No. 11, S. 59, Regular Session 1959 (Acts 1959, p. 416), which act fixes the compensation of certain officers in said county, so as to provide further for the compensation of such officers. Be It Enacted by the Legislature of Alabama:

Section 1. Section 1 of Act No. 11, S. 59, Regular Session

1959 (Acts 1959, p. 416), as amended, is hereby further amended to read as follows:

“Section 1. The compensation of the Probate Judge, Tax Collector, Tax Assessor, Sheriff, Clerk and Register of the Circuit Court and members of the county governing body of Dallas County, Alabama, shall be as follows: Probate Judge

$24,000 Tax Collector

$18,750 Tax Assessor

$18,750 Clerk and Register of the Circuit Court

$18,750 Each member of the county governing body

$ 7,800 “In addition to the compensation hereinabove fixed for members of the county governing body, each of said members shall be entitled to six hundred dollars ($600.00) per annum as an expense allowance, payable in equal monthly installments. This expense allowance is in addition to any expense allowance or reimbursement payable to said officers under any laws of the State of Alabama.

"Sheriff. The sheriff shall receive an annual county supplement which, when combined with the prevailing state pay for sheriffs, shall be an amount sufficient to make the sheriff's total annual compensation $18,750.

“The salaries herein provided shall be payable in equal monthly installments from the county treasury."

Section 2. This act shall become effective immediately upon its passage and approval by the Governor, or upon its otherwise becoming a law.

Approved August 18, 1976.
Time: 6:30 P.M.

Act No. 490

H. 618-Shelton, Holmes (D), Quarles

AN ACT Relating to all counties having a population of not less than 95,000 nor more than 115,000 according to the 1970 or any subsequent federal decennial census; to direct the county commission of all such counties to set up a county-wide water authority; to give the water authority certain powers; to direct such authority to assist in the development of certain community water systems, and to provide for the cooperation of such water authority with certain boards and offices.

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Be It Enacted by the Legislature of Alabama:

Section 1. The provisions of this act shall apply to all counties having populations of not less than 95,000 nor more than 115,000 according to the 1970 or any subsequent federal decennial census.

Section 2. The county commission of any county to which this act applies may set up a county-wide water authority that complies with the provisions for authorizing such water authorities under Act No. 107, S. 2, as amended, 1965 Special Session (Acts of 1965, p. 132; now appearing in Code of Alabama, Recompiled 1958, Titled 50, Section 78), incorporating those provisions along with those contained in this Act but is not limited by this Act. The purpose of the authority is to foster cooperation between the water boards of the various municipalities and county governing bodies of water cooperatives, and that of community water authorities, and is allowed to execute contracts for purchase or sale of water between the county water authority and the water board of any municipality or of other authori. ties. It shall also assist in the planning, development and conservation of water resources in any such county to which this act applies. The authority shall cooperate with the county industrial development board of any such county, with the industrial development boards of any municipalities, with the Alabama Development Office, the Farmers Home Administration and other federal agencies and any state agencies that have to do with water planning and development.

Section 3. The water authority shall have the power to designate areas of operation for its own system. Such authority shall have the power to declare null and void any part of a water plan for extension of any system's services if a period of three years has expired as of the effective date of this act since publication of any such plan, and water lines have not been extended into the area contained in such plan. The water authority created by this act shall have the power to extend its operating and water extension plan and operations within any area formerly occupied by any operating and water extension plan of any water system, or the water authority may, in their discretion, have the power to allow another water system to develop water services within such areas. The water authority shall assist in the development of community water systems in areas too remote from any central water system, and shall encourage any such system to develop a system that can be easily tied into the system of the county water authority.

Section 4. The provisions of this act are severable. If any part of the act is declared invalid or unconstitutional, such declaration shall not affect the part which remains.

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