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                            CHAPTER 188-S.F.No. 1423 
                  An act relating to St. Louis county; adding court 
                  bailiffs to the unclassified service; authorizing the 
                  town of Breitung to convey certain real property for 
                  nominal or other consideration; amending Minnesota 
                  Statutes 1996, section 383C.035.  
        BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA: 
           Section 1.  Minnesota Statutes 1996, section 383C.035, is 
        amended to read: 
           383C.035 [UNCLASSIFIED CIVIL SERVICE.] 
           The officers and employees of such county and of any 
        agency, board, or commission, supported in whole or in part by 
        taxation upon the taxable property of such county or appointed 
        by the judges of the district court for such county, are hereby 
        divided into the unclassified and classified service.  The 
        unclassified service shall comprise: 
           (a) All officers elected by popular vote or persons 
        appointed to fill vacancies in such offices. 
           (b) Judges and receivers, referees, arbiters, court 
        reporters, jurors, notaries public, and persons appointed by a 
        court to make or conduct any special inquiry of a judicial and 
        temporary character.  
           (c) Superintendent or principal administrative officer or 
        comptroller of any separate department of county government 
        which is now or hereafter created pursuant to law, who is 
        directly responsible to the board of county commissioners or any 
        other board or commission, as well as the county agricultural 
        agents and the home demonstration agents under the control of 
        the county extension committee. 
           (d) Members of nonpaid board, or commissioners appointed by 
        the board of county commissioners or acting in an advisory 
        capacity. 
           (e) Assistant county attorneys or special investigators in 
        the employ of the county attorney.  For purposes of this 
        section, special investigators are defined as all nonclerical 
        positions in the employ of the county attorney. 
           (f) All common labor temporarily employed on an hourly 
        basis. 
           (g) All inmate or patient help in county institutions. 
           (h) All physicians, dentists, registered nurses and medical 
        laboratory technicians working under the direction of a licensed 
        physician or dentist in any hospital or sanitarium operated by a 
        commission or board of such county. 
           (i) Not more than a total of nine clerks serving the county 
        board and administrator. 
           (j) A legislative lobbyist/grant coordinator appointed by 
        the county board to act as legislative liaison with the St. 
        Louis county legislative delegation and pursue legislative 
        concerns and grant opportunities for the county, and the clerk 
        for that position. 
           (k) The county recorder. 
           (l) Any department head designated by the county board. 
           (m) Two administrative assistants in the county 
        administrator's office. 
           (n) All court bailiffs.  
           The classified service shall include all other positions 
        now existing and hereinafter created in the service of the 
        county or any board or commission, agency, or offices of such 
        county. 
           Sec. 2.  [TOWN OF BREITUNG; CONVEYANCE OF REAL PROPERTY.] 
           Notwithstanding any law to the contrary, the town board of 
        the town of Breitung in St. Louis county may convey a plat of 
        land containing the Soudan community store described as Lot 1, 
        Block 5, plat of Soudan, to the Soudan store board for a nominal 
        consideration or whatever consideration that may be mutually 
        determined by the Breitung town board and the Soudan store board.
           Sec. 3.  [EFFECTIVE DATE.] 
           Pursuant to Minnesota Statutes, section 645.023, 
        subdivision 1, section 2 is effective without local approval on 
        the day following final enactment. 
           Presented to the governor May 19, 1997 
           Signed by the governor May 20, 1997, 10:40 a.m.

Official Publication of the State of Minnesota Revisor of Statutes