Section 11-44B-21

Ordinances and resolutions continued in effect; references to certain officers or governing body in existing ordinances, etc., deemed references to mayor or council.

All ordinances and resolutions of the municipality in effect at the time of the adoption of the mayor-council form of government herein established shall continue in effect unless and until changed or repealed by the council.

Whenever, in any ordinance, resolution, or law in effect at the time of the adoption of the mayor-council form of government herein established, reference is made to the mayor, chairman of the commission board, public safety commissioner, associate commissioner No. 1, finance and water commissioner or associate commissioner No. 2, the same shall be construed to refer to the mayor of the mayor-council form of government herein established. Whenever in any ordinance, resolution or law in effect at the time of the adoption of the mayor-council form of government herein established, reference is made to the commission board of the city, city commission, the governing body, or like term, the same shall be construed to refer to the city council.

(Acts 1985, 1st Ex. Sess., No. 85-107, p. 141, §21.)