[Actual legislation reads: “The municipal court may fix punishment for offenses within its jurisdiction not 681 exceeding a fine of $1,000.00 or imprisonment for 180 days or both such fine and 682 imprisonment or may fix punishment by fine, imprisonment, or alternative sentencing, as 683 now or hereafter provided by law.”]


This is another provision that can be found in city charters across the state. It can be found in the city charter of Alamo, Adel, Albany, Ashburn, Austell, Bainbridge, Buchanan, Byron, Camilla, Colbert, Conyers, Decatur, Donalsonville, Fort Gaines, Greenville, Jeffersonville, Lake City, Louisville, Madison, Richmond Hill, and others.