(b) Supervisors must be legal voters residing in the district.
Subd. 2. Terms. The two supervisors appointed by the state board upon the establishment of a district serve terms ending on the first Monday in January following the next general election after their appointment. Their successors shall be elected for terms of four years commencing on the first Monday in January and until a successor is elected or appointed and has qualified. Vacancies in the office of supervisor appointed by the state board shall be filled by the state board.
Subd. 3. Quorum. A majority of the supervisors is a quorum and the concurrence of a majority in any matter is required for its determination except as otherwise expressly provided.
Subd. 4. Compensation. A supervisor shall receive compensation for services as the state board may determine, and may be reimbursed for expenses, including traveling expenses, necessarily incurred in the discharge of duties. A supervisor may be reimbursed for the use of the supervisor's own automobile in the performance of official duties at a rate up to the maximum tax-deductible mileage rate permitted under the federal Internal Revenue Code.
Subd. 5. Removal of supervisor. A supervisor may be removed by the state board upon notice and hearing, for neglect of duty or malfeasance in office, but for no other reason.
Subd. 6. Compatible offices. The office of soil and water conservation district supervisor and the offices of mayor, clerk, clerk-treasurer, or council member in a statutory or home rule charter city of not more than 2,500 population contained in whole or in part in the soil and water conservation district are compatible offices and one person may hold both offices. The office of soil and water conservation district supervisor and the office of town clerk or town supervisor in a town of not more than 2,500 population contained in whole or in part in the soil and water conservation district are compatible offices and one person may hold both offices. A person holding both offices shall refrain from voting or taking any other formal action on any matter coming before the soil and water conservation district board or the city council or town board that has a substantial effect on both the soil and water conservation district and the city or town. This subdivision does not apply to an office located in whole or in part in Anoka, Hennepin, Ramsey, or Washington county.
Official Publication of the State of Minnesota
Revisor of Statutes