The Board of Ramsey County Commissioners shall select and appoint the county assessor under section 273.061, subdivision 1.
The first county assessor so appointed starts the term of office on March 10, 1973, and shall hold office for a term of four years, and until a successor is appointed and qualifies. The next term begins on March 10, 1977, and ends on December 31, 1980. Each succeeding term is four years.
The Board of Ramsey County Commissioners may fill each vacancy in the office of county assessor occasioned by death, or otherwise and remove the assessor from office at any time, on proven charges of inefficiency, or neglect of duty by the commissioner of taxation, affirmed by the Board of Ramsey County Commissioners after hearing.
The assessor, personally or with the aid of assistant assessors, shall assess all property subject to taxation under the general laws of this state, inside Ramsey County, including the city of Saint Paul, and has, inside Ramsey County, including the city of Saint Paul, all the powers, rights and privileges allowed, and all the duties of assessors required by the general laws of this state, relative to taxes or otherwise, whether for state, county, city, town or other taxes, assessable under the general laws of this state, and shall proceed in the manner prescribed by the general laws of this state, relative to assessments.
1974 c 435 s 3.06; 1986 c 444