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3. The administrative departments. a. Department of Finance 1) Director to be appointed by Board of Supervisors. 2) Duties of director: to administor financial affairs of county including budget, assessment of property for taxation, collection of taxes, license fees, and other revenues, custody and expenditure of county funds, purchases of supplies, equipment etc.; to keep and supervise all accounts.
Note: In director of finance is combined duties of treasurer and commissioner of the revenue
according to present form. New director may be provided with deputies or assistants by Board of Supervisors b. Department of Public Works 1) Director shall be county engineer, appointed bu Board. 2) Duties: construction and maintenance of county roads, bridges and other public works; construction and care of public buildings. c. Department of Public Welfare. 1) Director shall be Superintendent of Public Welfare chosen by Board from list of eligible furnished by State Commission of Public Welfare. 2) Duties" charge of poor relief, charitable and correctional institutions, parks and playgrounds. 3) Supervisors may provide for advisory and cooperative board to serve without pay..
d. Department of Law Enforcement 1) To consist of Attorney for Commonwealth (elected by people), sheriff (elected by people) and their assistants, deputies and employees. 2) General duties: Commonwealth's attorney to represent State's and county's interest in legal matters. Sheriff to supervise and control police force of county. e. Department of Education. 1) To consist of school board (chosen by and serving at pleasure of board of supervisors), division superintendent (appointed by school board from list of eligibles furnished by State Department of Education), and officers and employees.