Section 11-42-156

Continuation in office and powers and duties of mayors and aldermen of consolidating municipalities.

The aldermen in office in each of the consolidating municipalities shall constitute the board of aldermen of the consolidated municipality until the next general municipal election after the consolidation. The mayor or chief executive of the largest in population shall be the mayor or chief executive of the consolidated municipality until the next general municipal election after the consolidation. The mayor or chief executive of the other municipalities shall continue in office until the next general municipal election after the consolidation, but they shall have only such powers and perform such duties as may be prescribed by the council of the consolidated municipality.

(Acts 1919, No. 423, p. 547; Code 1923, §1865; Code 1940, T. 37, §224.)