COUNTIES AND COUNTY LAW
OPTIONAL FORMS OF COUNTY GOVERNMENT GENERAL PROVISIONS
31-5006. General transition provisions. (1) The governing body shall prepare a plan for the orderly transition to an optional form of county government approved by the electors of the county. The development of the plan shall initiate within thirty (30) days after the optional form is approved by the electors and shall be completed within six (6) months.
(2) The governing body may enact and enforce ordinances to bring about an orderly transition to the new form of government, including the transfer of powers, records, documents, properties, assets, funds, liabilities or personnel. These ordinances shall be consistent with the optional form approved and shall be necessary or convenient to place it into full effect. Whenever a question arises concerning transition for which there is no provision, the governing body may provide for the transition by ordinance, rule or resolution not inconsistent with law.
[31-5006, added 1996, ch. 283, sec. 1, p. 920.]