Subdivision 1. County agricultural inspectors.
The county board shall appoint one or more
county agricultural inspectors that meet the qualifications prescribed by rule. The appointment
must be for a period of time which is sufficient to accomplish the duties assigned to this position.
A notice of the appointment must be delivered to the commissioner within ten days of the
appointment and it must establish the initial number of hours to be worked annually.
Subd. 2. Local weed inspectors.
The supervisors of each town board and the mayor of each
city shall act as local weed inspectors within their respective municipalities.
Subd. 3. Assistant weed inspectors.
A municipality may appoint one or more assistants to
act on behalf of the appointing authority as a weed inspector for the municipality. The appointed
assistant or assistants have the power, authority, and responsibility of the town board members or
the city mayor in the capacity of weed inspector.
History: 1992 c 500 s 6