Major changes made to proposed legislation

HAMILTON — Major changes have been made to Marion County Sheriff Kevin Williams’ proposed legislation this past Monday during a Marion County Commission meeting on April 10.
Speaking to the Marion County Commission on Monday, March 20, Williams announced three separate proposed bills that aim to improve pay for the sheriff and employees as well as change qualifications for those who run for the office of sheriff throughout the State of Alabama.
Initially, Williams proposed the sheriff’s salary be set at $81,000 per year.
In the updated proposal, the salary for the Marion County Sheriff will be set at $80,000 per year.
In addition to a raise in pay for the salary of the sheriff, both the Marion County Revenue Commissioner and Marion County Commissioner positions are set for proposed raises.

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