The commissioner may establish a merit system for employees of county or municipal health departments or public health nursing services or health districts, and may promulgate rules governing the administration and operation thereof. In the establishment and administration of the merit system authorized by this section, the commissioner may utilize facilities and personnel of any state department or agency with the consent of such department or agency. The commissioner may also, by rule, cooperate with the federal government in any manner necessary to qualify for federal aid.
Official Publication of the State of Minnesota
Revisor of Statutes