(a) The Judge of Probate of Marengo County shall receive compensation in the form of an annual salary which shall be equal to ninety percent of the annual salary compensation paid by the state to the district court judge of the county. The salary shall be paid in lieu of all other fees, allowances, and percentages heretofore provided by law and shall be paid in equal monthly installments out of the general fund of the county treasury.
(b) All fees, commissions, allowances, percentages, and other charges heretofore collected for the use of the Judge of Probate of Marengo County shall continue to be collected by the judge of probate, but shall be paid into the county general fund.
(c) The County Commission of Marengo County shall provide the judge of probate with office personnel, clerks and deputies, and with quarters, books, stationery, furniture, equipment, and other supplies necessary for the proper and efficient conduct of the office of the judge of probate. Compensation of the personnel shall be fixed by the county commission and shall be paid in equal monthly installments out of the General Fund of Marengo County.
(d) This amendment shall be effective January 1 after its approval.