as introduced - 81st Legislature (1999 - 2000) Posted on 12/15/2009 12:00am
1.1 A bill for an act 1.2 relating to Anoka county; clarifying the effect of 1.3 certain requirements on an appointed department head; 1.4 amending Laws 1989, chapter 243, section 2. 1.5 BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA: 1.6 Section 1. Laws 1989, chapter 243, section 2, is amended 1.7 to read: 1.8 Sec. 2. [REORGANIZATION OF COUNTY OFFICES.] 1.9 (a) Upon adoption of a resolution by the Anoka county board 1.10 of commissioners and subject to sections 3 and 4, the duties of 1.11 the elected officials required by statute whose offices are made 1.12 appointive by this act shall be discharged by the board of 1.13 commissioners of Anoka county acting through a department head 1.14 or heads appointed by the board for that purpose. Each 1.15 appointed department head shall serve at the pleasure of the 1.16 board. The board may reorganize, consolidate, reallocate, or 1.17 delegate the duties to promote efficiency in county government. 1.18 It may make other administrative changes, including abolishing 1.19 the offices of auditor, recorder, and treasurer. A 1.20 reorganization, reallocation, or delegation or other 1.21 administrative change or transfer shall not diminish, prohibit, 1.22 or avoid the discharge of duties required by statute. 1.23 (b) The time requirements in Minnesota Statutes, sections 1.24 386.30 and 507.093, apply to an appointed department head 1.25 described in paragraph (a) and begin after the tax 2.1 certifications required by Minnesota Statutes, chapters 272 and 2.2 287, are made. 2.3 Sec. 2. [EFFECTIVE DATE; LOCAL APPROVAL REQUIRED.] 2.4 Section 1 is effective the day after the governing body of 2.5 Anoka county and its chief clerical officer timely complete 2.6 compliance with Minnesota Statutes, section 645.021, 2.7 subdivisions 2 and 3.