The commissioner may employ full-time appraisers on a salary basis and may employ
appraisers on a fee basis, for the purpose of ascertaining or estimating the costs of lands and
properties needed for highway purposes. Appraisers may also be employed to make estimates
whenever federal law or federal rules and regulations require estimates as a prerequisite to
obtaining federal aid.
History: 1959 c 500 art 2 s 22; 1961 c 71 s 1; 1986 c 444