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Commission Passes Resolution Calling for November Referendum
1/9/2018  Referendum on Repeal of Alabama Limited Self-Governance Act

During the January 8, 2018 Commission Meeting, the Elmore County Commission voted unanimously to pass Resolution 01082018 to call for a referendum election during the November 6, 2018 election on the repeal of the Limited Self-Governance Act in Elmore County.

The Alabama Limited Self-Governance Act,” became effective in Elmore County after an affirmative vote in the November 4, 2014 referendum election of a majority of qualified electors of Elmore County residing in the unincorporated areas of Elmore County as required by §11-3A-5 of the Code of Alabama, 1975. The Elmore County Commission desires for a referendum election on the repeal of the application of the powers authorized to the Commission under sections 11-3A, et seq. of the Code of Alabama, 1975, also known as “The Alabama Limited Self-Governance Act,”

The November 6, 2018 Local Referendum on the ballot shall reads as follows: 

“Shall the powers previously authorized to the Elmore County Commission under Chapter 11-3A-1, et seq., of the Code of Alabama, 1975, also known as “The Alabama Limited Self-Governance Act,” be repealed in Elmore County?”  The powers authorized the County Commission to provide for its property and affairs; and for the public welfare, health and safety of its citizens throughout unincorporated areas of the county by exercising certain powers for protection of the county and public property under its control, except as otherwise prohibited and/or defined by law.  The authorized powers include: (1) Abatement of weeds as a public nuisance; (2) Control of animals and animal nuisances; (3) Control of litter or rubbish; (4) Control of junkyards which create a public nuisance because of an accumulation of items; and (5) Abatement of noise, unsanitary sewage, or pollution creating a public nuisance.” 

A copy of the approved Resolution 01082018 passed by the Commission and Code of Alabama Chapter 11-3A are available for review below or at the Commission Office located at 100 E. Commerce Street, Suite 200, Wetumpka, Alabama.  For further information, please contact (334) 514-5841.