In Coosa County, a license division is created within the office of the judge of probate. The license division shall issue all licenses except marriage licenses. The county commission shall furnish suitable quarters and provide the necessary forms, books, stationery, records, equipment, and supplies, except such stationery forms and supplies as are furnished pursuant to law by the State Department of Finance or the Comptroller. The county commission shall also provide such clerks and other assistants for the judge of probate as shall be necessary for the proper and efficient performance of the duties of his or her office. The judge of probate may appoint the probate office's chief clerk as license administrator, may appoint other assistants, and shall fix their compensation, subject to approval by the county commission. The compensation of the license administrator and assistants shall be paid monthly out of the county general fund in the same manner as other county employees are paid.