The county for which the inspector of mines was appointed shall pay the inspector's salary and expenses out of its treasury in the manner provided for payment of salaries and expenses of other county officials. The board of county commissioners shall furnish the inspector of mines with necessary books, stationery, and supplies. At the request of the county mine inspector, the county board may appropriate money, including money appropriated to the county by the legislature for the purposes of mine safety or inspection for the expenses of the county mine inspector including expenses that arise from the erection and maintenance, by the county, on county administered land, of fences, barriers, or signs required by chapter 180.
Official Publication of the State of Minnesota
Revisor of Statutes