In all counties now or hereafter having a population of over 150,000 inhabitants and an area of over 5,000 square miles, the county board is hereby authorized to cause to be printed and bound in permanent form, for the use of the county officials and employees of said county, such number of copies as said board shall deem advisable, of the monthly official proceedings of said board as the same are printed and published in the official paper of said county, and to pay the reasonable expense thereof on duly itemized and verified bills filed with and audited and allowed by said county board.
The county board of any such county is hereby authorized to cause copies of the financial statement of said county, after the same has been printed and published in the paper designated by said county board for such purpose, to be printed and bound in pamphlet form, in such number as the county board may deem advisable for use by the county officials and employees of said county and for exchange with other counties in the state and for other purposes, and to pay the reasonable cost of printing and binding such copies of said financial statement on duly itemized and verified bills filed with and audited and allowed by said county board.
The county board of any such county is hereby authorized to publish as part of its official proceedings the substance of the official canvass by the county canvassing board of the results of any primary or general elections in said county and to pay the cost thereof as part of said official proceeding.
Any and all payments heretofore made in good faith by the county board of any such county for printing and binding any pamphlets, or in permanent book form, of county board proceedings, or of the annual financial statement of said county, or for printing the official canvass of the county canvassing board of any primary or general election of said county as part of the official proceedings of the county board, are hereby legalized and confirmed as legal payments.
Official Publication of the State of Minnesota
Revisor of Statutes