Amendment 909 authorizes the county commission in each county, except Jefferson, to administratively establish certain programs, policies, and procedures related to the county’s affairs without having a specific general law on the subject and without the need for passage of a local law.

Five limited authorities under Amendment 909

1. Address personnel matters in the absence of state or local laws authorizing such programs

2. Community programs for litter-control, including animal control programs

3. Public transportation and public road safety

4. Programs related to county offices

5. Emergency assistance programs

Presentation: Making the Most of Amendment 909

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Overview, Procedures for Implementation & Full Text of Amendment 909


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