language to be deleted (2) new language
Laws of Minnesota 1993 CHAPTER 24-S.F.No. 99 An act relating to towns; clarifying certain provisions for the terms of town supervisor; providing for the compensation of certain town officers and employees; amending Minnesota Statutes 1992, sections 367.03, subdivision 1; and 367.05, subdivision 1. BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA: Section 1. Minnesota Statutes 1992, section 367.03, subdivision 1, is amended to read: Subdivision 1. [OFFICERS, TERMS.] Except in towns operating under option A, three supervisors shall be elected in each town as provided in this section. When a new town is organized and supervisors are elected at a town meeting prior to the annual town election, they shall serve only until the next annual town election. At that election three supervisors shall be elected, one for three years, one for two years, and one for one year, so that the term of one shall expire each year. The number of years for which each is elected shall be indicated on the ballot. When two supervisors are to be elected for three-year terms under option A, a candidate shall indicate on the affidavit of candidacy which of the two offices the candidate is filing for. At following annual town elections one supervisor shall be elected for three years to succeed the one whose term expires at that time and shall serve until a successor is elected and qualified. Except in towns operating under option B or option D, or both, at the annual town election in even-numbered years one town clerk and at the annual town election in odd-numbered years one town treasurer shall be elected. The clerk and treasurer each shall serve for two years and until their successors are elected and qualified. Sec. 2. Minnesota Statutes 1992, section 367.05, subdivision 1, is amended to read: Subdivision 1. The town board shall set the compensation of supervisors, town assessors, the treasurer, clerk, deputy clerk, if one is employed,
the road overseerdeputy treasurer, if one is employed, and other employees of the town. In addition, supervisors, assessors, treasurers, clerks, deputy clerks, road overseersdeputy treasurers, and other employees of the town shall be entitled to mileage for the use of their own automobile at a rate to be determined by the town board for necessary travel on official town business. The town board may fix the hours of employment for town employees, and reimburse a town assessor for expenses. Sec. 3. [EFFECTIVE DATE.] This act is effective the day following final enactment. Presented to the governor April 13, 1993 Signed by the governor April 13, 1993, 5:05 p.m.