Section 11-43B-17

Creation of departments, etc., by ordinance; discontinuance of functions assigned by law.

By ordinance, the council may establish city departments, boards, offices, or agencies and may prescribe the functions thereof, except that no function assigned by law to a particular department, board, office, or agency may be discontinued unless this chapter specifically so provides.

(Acts 1985, 2nd Ex. Sess., No. 85-926, p. 213, §17.)