Under existing law, Act 2018-569 provides an alternative form for the organization of the council-manager form of government
This bill would clarify that a petition and election would be required to change the form of government of a municipality from mayor-council to council-manager and would provide for the ballot to state whether the council would be composed of five members or seven members
Relating to the council-manager form of government; to amend Section 11-43A-1.1 of the Code of Alabama 1975, as added by Act 2018-569 of the 2018 Regular Session, to further provide for the procedures for the change in the form of government of a municipality from the mayor-council form of government to the council-manager form of government; and to amend Sections 11-43A-7 and 11-43A-8 of the Code of Alabama 1975, as amended by Act 2018-569 of the 2018 Regular Session, to further provide when the change takes place.
|March 21, 2019||H||Read for the first time and referred to the House of Representatives committee on County and Municipal Government|
|Bill Text||HB 279 - Introduced|