Section 45-19-101

Appointment; qualifications; duties; compensation.

(a) The Coosa County Board of Education shall appoint the county superintendent of education, in accordance with Section 16-9-1, as amended, with the first term commencing July 1, 1989.

(b) The county superintendent of education shall be a qualified elector of Coosa County, Alabama, and possess all the other qualifications required under the general laws of this state for county superintendents of education; and the superintendent of education shall perform and discharge all the duties of county superintendents of education under the general laws of this state; provided that if there be a vacancy in the office from any cause whatsoever, the county board of education of the county is authorized to fill such vacancy as is provided by the general law of this state.

(c) The county superintendent of education shall devote his or her entire time to the discharge of his or her duties as superintendent of education and shall receive as compensation not exceeding three thousand dollars ($3,000) per annum, to be determined by the board of education of the county, and shall be paid at the time and in the manner now or hereafter provided by the general laws of the State of Alabama for the payment of salaries of superintendents of education.

(d) The County Board of Education of Coosa County, Alabama, shall determine the amount and salary of office help for the county superintendent of education and the superintendent of education shall have the authority to select such office help as may be provided by the board of education and the salary of such help shall be paid at the time and in the manner now provided by the general laws of the State of Alabama for the payment of such office help or as may hereafter be provided by the general laws of the state and, if no such provision shall be made by the general laws of the state, then the board of education may fix the time and manner of such payment, provided that only one clerk or secretary shall be furnished for such office help and the salary or compensation of such clerk or secretary shall not exceed one hundred fifty dollars ($150) per month. The county board of education of the county is authorized to furnish, as provided by the general law of the State of Alabama, the expenses of the superintendent of education and allowances for his or her office which shall be allowed by the county board of education as authorized under the general laws of Alabama.

(Acts 1943, No. 23, p. 14, §§3-5; Act 87-536, p. 819, §1.)