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CHAPTER 21-S.F.No. 182 An act relating to towns; clarifying the procedure to fill a vacancy in the office of town supervisor; amending Minnesota Statutes 1994, section 367.03, subdivision 6. BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA: Section 1. Minnesota Statutes 1994, section 367.03, subdivision 6, is amended to read: Subd. 6. [VACANCIES.] When a vacancy occurs in a town office, the town board shall fill the vacancy by appointment. The person appointed shall hold office until the next annual town election, when a successor shall be elected for the unexpired term. A vacancy in the office of supervisor shall be filled by an appointment committee comprised of the remaining supervisors and the town clerk until the next annual town election, when a successor shall be elected for the unexpired term. Any person appointed to fill the vacancy in the office of supervisor must, upon assuming the office, be an eligible voter, be 21 years of age and have resided in the town for at least 30 days. When, because of a vacancy, more than one supervisor is to be chosen at the same election, candidates for the offices of supervisor shall file for one of the specific terms being filled. Law enforcement vacancies shall be filled by appointment by the town board. Sec. 2. [EFFECTIVE DATE.] This act is effective the day after final enactment. Presented to the governor March 24, 1995 Signed by the governor March 27, 1995, 2:30 p.m.