WHEREAS, improvements in the capability, professionalism and efficiency of the office of sheriff regarding law enforcement and the service of civil process has made the office of constable unnecessary in ____ County; and,

WHEREAS, the General Assembly of the State of Tennessee through the enactment of Chapter 344 of the Public Acts of 1997, codified at Tennessee Code Annotated, Section 8-10-101(a)(4) authorized the county legislative body to abolish the office of constable in our county at the end of the term of current officeholders upon two-thirds (2/3) majority vote in two consecutive meetings;

NOW THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the county legislative body of County, Tennessee meeting in session at , Tennessee that the office of constable in ___ County, Tennessee is hereby abolished at the end of the current term of office of the current holders of the office of constable in County, Tennessee.

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the county clerk send a copy of this resolution to the current holders of the office of constable and to the county election commission in
County.

Adopted at first reading by two-thirds (2/3) vote this day of , 20___.
Adopted at second reading by two-thirds (2/3) vote this day of , 20___.


APPROVED:




County Executive


ATTEST:




County Clerk