2018 Code of Alabama
Title 45 - LOCAL LAWS.
Chapter 39A - LAUDERDALE COUNTY MUNICIPALITIES.
Article 1 - Florence.
Part 4 - Employees.
Section 45-39A-13 - Police and fire departments under civil service.
The Board of Commissioners of the City of Florence is authorized and empowered at any time subsequent to September 25, 1997, to put into force and effect an ordinance or ordinances governing the police and fire departments of the city as provided in this part; but this part shall have no effect excepting as an authority for the City of Florence to take such action. The police department and the fire department and all officers and members of the departments, in Florence, Alabama, including the chiefs of the departments, shall be governed by civil service regulations under the direction and supervision of a board as hereinafter provided, and all persons who may hereafter be elected or appointed as officers or members of such departments, or either of them, or who may hereafter be employed in either of the departments as members thereof, shall thereafter remain and continue in their respective employments of the city during good behavior, efficiency, and obedience to such reasonable rules and regulations as may, from time to time, be prescribed by the civil service board, which is herein provided for, and as is hereafter provided. Nothing herein contained shall be construed to prevent or preclude the removal of any officer or member of either of the departments by the civil service board in the manner hereafter prescribed.(Acts 1947, No. 437, p. 291, §1.)