383C.046 Certification of payrolls.
The county auditor, county treasurer, and the board of county commissioners, or any other officer or employee of the county, shall not approve the payment of, or be in any manner concerned in paying, auditing, or approving any salary, wage or other compensation for services to any person holding a position in the classified service unless there shall first have been filed with the county auditor a payroll, estimate, or account for such salary, wage or other compensation containing the names of the persons to be paid, and a statement of the amount to be paid each such person and the services on account of which the same is paid, and a statement that such services have been performed, and bearing the certificate of the civil service director that the persons named in such payroll, estimate, or account have been appointed or employed in pursuance of law and of the rules made by the county civil service commission under the provisions of sections 383C.03 to 383C.059 and have complied with the terms of sections 383C.03 to 383C.059 and of the rules of the commission when required so to do. Before making any such certificate the civil service director shall investigate the nature of each item of such payroll, estimate or account and on ascertaining that the provisions of the law in respect to any such item have not been strictly complied with, the director shall refuse to certify such item. The civil service director shall refuse to certify the pay of any such public officer who shall willfully or through culpable negligence violate or fail to comply with the provisions of sections 383C.03 to 383C.059 and the rules of the county civil service commission.
HIST: 1941 c 423 s 17; 1986 c 444