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365.50 FIRST TOWN MEETING; NOTICE, OFFICERS, POWERS.

Subdivision 1.When, where.

The first town meeting in a new town must be held within 20 days after the town is organized. The county board shall name the time and place of the meeting. The county auditor shall see that ten days' posted notice of the meeting is given in the town.

Subd. 2.Meeting officers.

The voters present at the meeting shall choose one of their number as moderator, two others as judges of election, and one as clerk. Each of these meeting officers shall take and sign the oath required of a judge of a general election. The oath may be administered to the judges by the moderator and to the moderator by one of the judges. The meeting officers shall then run the meeting.

Subd. 3.Electors' powers.

During the meeting, the electors have the powers they have at other town meetings.