SECTION 1. There is created the position of Accounting and Budget Director for Hardin County.
SECTION 2. The finance committee of the Hardin County Commission, subject to the approval of the full commission, shall appoint an accounting and budget director. The finance committee of the Hardin County Commission, subject to the approval of the full commission, may dismiss an accounting and budget director. The committee shall give thirty (30) days written notice to the full commission before appointing or dismissing an accounting and budget director.
SECTION 3. The accounting and budget director shall be qualified by training and experience in the field of accounting to perform the duties of the position in a proficient manner and in accordance with generally recognized governmental accounting principles.
SECTION 4. The finance committee shall establish the compensation of the accounting and budget director. The finance committee shall include such compensation in its annual budget recommendation to the full commission.
SECTION 5. This act shall have no effect unless it is approved by a two-thirds (2/3) vote of the Legislative Body of Hardin County. Its approval or nonapproval shall be proclaimed by the presiding officer of the County Legislative Body and certified to the Secretary of State.
SECTION 6. For the purpose of approving or rejecting the provisions of this act, it shall be effective upon becoming a law, the public welfare requiring it. For all other purposes, it shall become effective as provided in Section 5.
Passed: April 27, 1998.