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Alabama Code Title 45. Local Laws § 45-8A-112.08

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(a) The board shall have power to make rules and regulations governing examinations, eligible rosters, appointments, transfers, salaries, promotions, demotions, annual and sick leave, performance assessments, and any other matters as may be necessary to accomplish the purposes of this part. A rule or regulation may be made effective only after a public hearing is held on the proposal of the rule or regulation and after a certified copy of the proposed rule or regulation has been filed with the city clerk. All employees shall be appointed upon a nonpartisan merit basis. There may not be appointed, and the board may not examine, any person who is not legally authorized to work in the United States and the State of Alabama.

(b) The board, with the approval of the city governing body, shall do all of the following:

(1) Classify the different types of services to be performed in the service of the city.

(2) Prescribe qualifications, including those of education, training, and experience, for the appointees and incumbents of each class.

(3) Fix a minimum and maximum salary range for each class.

(4) Allocate each position in the service to its proper class. The city governing body shall determine the number of positions eligible for appointment in each class through its budgetary processes.

(c) The board shall establish rules and regulations governing dismissals, suspensions, layoffs, terminations, and leaves of absence, and the severance of an employee's relationship with the city.

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