375.23 ASSESSMENT AND ROAD DISTRICTS IN UNORGANIZED TERRITORY.
Subdivision 1. Appoint residents as assessor, road overseer; terms.
The county board
of any county, any part of which is not organized into towns, shall, at its meeting in January, in
each year, divide the unorganized territory into one or more assessment and road districts and
appoint a qualified person residing there as assessor for each district and another as overseer of
roads, each of whom shall possess the powers and perform the duties of a town assessor and town
overseer of roads, respectively. Each shall hold office for one year.
Subd. 2. Compensation; assessor's mileage allowance.
The compensation of an overseer
of roads shall be fixed by the county board, not exceeding $4 per day. The compensation of an
assessor shall be fixed by the county board, not exceeding $6 per day, or on an annual basis not
exceeding $400 nor less than $75. The county board may also allow the assessor five cents per
mile for each mile necessarily traveled in assessment work.
History: (770) RL s 442; 1909 c 250 s 1; 1945 c 528 s 1; 1984 c 629 s 2