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393.04 ORGANIZATION.

The local social services agency shall, by resolution, establish a date in July for an annual meeting at which it shall organize by electing a chair, a vice-chair, and a secretary, except as provided in section 393.01, subdivision 3, each of whom shall perform the customary duties of office. The agency shall appoint a director and such assistants and clerical help as it may deem necessary to perform the work of the agency. The appointment of the director shall be made in accordance with rules to be adopted by the commissioner of human services and the director shall be chosen upon the basis of experience, training, and general qualifications for the work. The director's salary shall be fixed by the local social services agency, and the local social services agency shall fix the salary of such other employees as it may hire.

The local social services agency shall require its director and such other of its employees as it may determine, to execute and file with it a bond conditioned as are other official bonds, to the state, with corporate sureties to be approved by it, in such amount as it may fix, not less than $1,000, and the premium thereon shall be paid by the agency.