The Union Coun­ty Board of Com­mis­sion­ers here­by pro­vides for all Union Coun­ty paid deputies, oth­er than spe­cial deputies, employed on a full-time basis in the office of the Sher­iff to be appoint­ed, pro­mot­ed, dis­ci­plined and dis­charged pur­suant to rec­og­nized mer­it prin­ci­ples of pub­lic employ­ment.  (Ord. No. 01–19–81).