Fire Protection Districts in Etowah County.

The governing body of Etowah county is hereby authorized to establish and maintain fire fighting districts within Etowah county. Said governing body is further authorized to enter into agreements with volunteer fire departments within such county for fire protection and services. The fire fighting districts herein authorized shall not include any corporate municipality of Etowah county unless such municipality requests through resolution of its governing body to be included in such fire fighting program. Any act heretofore enacted regarding said Etowah county fire fighting districts is hereby ratified and confirmed insofar as it is consistent with this amendment.