In order to carry out the duties of the county attorneys council, the council shall employ an executive director, hereinafter referred to as the director, which office is hereby created. The board of governors of the county attorneys council shall appoint and supervise the executive director.
The term of office of the director shall be six years and until a successor is appointed and qualified. The director shall be learned in the law. The director shall be in the unclassified service of the state. The term of office for the first director shall commence on July 1, 1973. Vacancies in the office of director shall be filled for the unexpired term by the appointing authority. The director shall devote full time to duties and shall not engage in the private practice of law.
The director may hire such employees as are necessary to carry out duties. Such employees shall be in the unclassified service of the state.
The commissioner of administration shall provide the director with suitable office space.
The director shall carry out the duties assigned to the county attorneys council by Laws 1973, chapter 564 and shall perform such other functions as may be assigned from time to time by the county attorneys council.
1973 c 564 s 2 subds 1-4; 1986 c 444