Section 11-43-8

Establishment of salaries of municipal officers.

The salaries of all officers of cities or towns except aldermen and councilmen shall be fixed by the municipal council or other governing body, but if there is a salary limit for such officers provided in the charter or laws governing the city or town, the same shall not be altered or changed above such salary limit except by a two-thirds vote of all members elected to said municipal council or other governing body of such cities or towns and by and with the consent of the mayor.

(Code 1907, §1456; Code 1923, §2312; Code 1940, T. 37, §409.)