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TOWN OFFICERS AND EMPLOYEES

Appearance, conciliation court, appearance for township, Minn. Statutes 2019 491A.02

Appointments

Counties, duties regarding, Minn. Statutes 2019 365.59

Option plans, election for, Minn. Statutes 2019 367.30, 2019 367.31, 2019 367.35

Vacancies in office, Minn. Statutes 2019 367.03

Armed forces members, salary differential, Minn. Statutes 2019 471.975

Assessors, see TOWN ASSESSORS

Attorney fees

Reimbursement, Minn. Statutes 2019 465.76

Tax collection lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2019 272.30

Attorney general, opinions given on request, Minn. Statutes 2019 8.07

Attorneys

Excessive soil loss, town attorney may perform duties of county attorney, Minn. Statutes 2019 103F.435

General proceedings, Minn. Statutes 2019 366.01

Lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2019 278.05, 2019 366.16

Municipal ballot preparation, duties regarding, Minn. Statutes 2019 204D.04

Notice given to, Minn. Statutes 2019 278.05

Requests by, attorney general opinions, Minn. Statutes 2019 8.07

Ballots, municipal elections, see Municipal ballots under BALLOTS

Benefits, exclusion from total compensation, Minn. Statutes 2019 43A.17

Blind persons, employment, Minn. Statutes 2019 256C.01

Bomb disposal units, workers' compensation, Minn. Statutes 2019 176.192

Bonds (officers and fiduciaries)

Approvals, Minn. Statutes 2019 574.20

Cemetery care and improvement fund managers, Minn. Statutes 2019 306.44

Examination of accounts, Minn. Statutes 2019 574.23

Execution procedures, Minn. Statutes 2019 367.23

Failure to file, Minn. Statutes 2019 609.435

Filing, Minn. Statutes 2019 358.11, 2019 367.25

General powers, Minn. Statutes 2019 366.01

Lawsuits on, Minn. Statutes 2019 574.25

Peace officers, Minn. Statutes 2019 367.22

Town treasurers, duties, Minn. Statutes 2019 367.15, 2019 367.23

Bonds (public debt), see Towns under BONDS (PUBLIC DEBT)

Business liaisons, transportation construction, Minn. Statutes 2019 160.165

Business meetings, attendance at, funding by town boards of supervisors, Minn. Statutes 2019 366.01

Candidates for office

Affidavits of candidacy, Minn. Statutes 2019 204B.06, 2019 205.13

Filing, procedures, Minn. Statutes 2019 205.065

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2019 205.13

Nominating petitions, signatures, Minn. Statutes 2019 204B.08

Certificates and certification, false certification, Minn. Statutes 2019 609.65

Child care expenses, advisory councils and committees, members, Minn. Statutes 2019 15.059

City planners, zoning regulations, duties, Minn. Statutes 2019 366.17

Claims against the state

Permitting false claims against the government, Minn. Statutes 2019 609.455

Presenting false claims to, Minn. Statutes 2019 609.465

Clerk-treasurers, see Option D towns, combined with treasurer's office under TOWN CLERKS

Clerks, see TOWN CLERKS

Community health boards, establishment, Minn. Statutes 2019 368.01

Compensation and salaries

Advance payments, Minn. Statutes 2019 357.13

Armed forces members, reserve forces, salary differential, Minn. Statutes 2019 471.975

Assignment, sale, or transfer, rights, Minn. Statutes 2019 181.063

Attachment, Minn. Statutes 2019 570.071

Comparable worth, see COMPARABLE WORTH

Determination of, Minn. Statutes 2019 367.05

Employees transferred to local social services agency, Minn. Statutes 2019 256D.20

Fees, exclusion from salary, Minn. Statutes 2019 357.33

Garnishment, Minn. Statutes 2019 571.77

General powers, Minn. Statutes 2019 367.05

Imprest funds, disbursements from prohibited, Minn. Statutes 2019 366.01

National Guard members, reserve forces, salary differential, Minn. Statutes 2019 471.975

Receipt of unauthorized compensation, Minn. Statutes 2019 609.45

Salary limits, Minn. Statutes 2019 43A.17

Severance pay, Minn. Statutes 2019 465.72, 2019 465.721, 2019 465.722

Unauthorized, Minn. Statutes 2019 609.45

Contracts and agreements, bonds (public debt), disclosure agreements regarding, Minn. Statutes 2019 475.60

Costs and disbursements (courts), reimbursement, Minn. Statutes 2019 465.76

Damages, tax collection lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2019 272.30

Deferred compensation, see STATE DEFERRED COMPENSATION PLAN

Definitions

Bribery, Minn. Statutes 2019 609.415

Free speech, participation in government, Minn. Statutes 2019 554.01

Social Security law, Minn. Statutes 2019 355.01

Workers' compensation, Minn. Statutes 2019 176.011

Departments, boards, establishment generally, Minn. Statutes 2019 368.01

Deputy clerks, Minn. Statutes 2019 367.05, 2019 367.12

Digital signatures, Minn. Statutes 2019 471.381

Disabled persons, employment, Minn. Statutes 2019 256C.01

Disclosure, bonds (public debt), disclosure agreements, Minn. Statutes 2019 475.60

Election of

Contests, see Contested elections under ELECTIONS

Generally, see MUNICIPAL ELECTIONS

Notice, Minn. Statutes 2019 204B.34

Recounts, see under BALLOTS

Special election meeting, Minn. Statutes 2019 365.59

Ten-year lapse of election, dissolution of town, Minn. Statutes 2019 368.47

Terms of office, Minn. Statutes 2019 367.03

Town meeting, Minn. Statutes 2019 365.10, 2019 365.51

Enforcement of law, aeronautics, Minn. Statutes 2019 360.015

Engineers, zoning regulations, duties, Minn. Statutes 2019 366.17

Excluded from executive branch, Minn. Statutes 2019 43A.02

Expenses

Child care, advisory council and committee members, Minn. Statutes 2019 15.059

Reimbursement, Minn. Statutes 2019 43A.17

Travel, Minn. Statutes 2019 15.435, 2019 367.05, 2019 367.11

Fair Labor Standards Act, exclusion, Minn. Statutes 2019 177.23

Fence viewers, Minn. Statutes 2019 344.01 to 2019 344.20

Fire marshals, fireworks, confiscation, Minn. Statutes 2019 624.24

Force, grounds for use, Minn. Statutes 2019 609.06

General powers, categories of activities, Minn. Statutes 2019 365.10

Holidays, religious, Minn. Statutes 2019 15A.22

Hours of work

Overtime, Minn. Statutes 2019 176.021, 2019 177.25

Town board, determination, Minn. Statutes 2019 367.05

Impersonating, Minn. Statutes 2019 609.475

Imprest fund custodian, appointment and duties, Minn. Statutes 2019 366.01

Indemnification, exception, Minn. Statutes 2019 181.970

Insurance

Group insurance, bidding requirement, exemption, Minn. Statutes 2019 43A.316

Long-term care insurance, Minn. Statutes 2019 471.61

Public employees insurance program, see under PUBLIC EMPLOYEES

Self-insurance employee health plans, Minn. Statutes 2019 471.617

Interchange among government agencies, Minn. Statutes 2019 15.51 to 2019 15.58

Lawsuits

Continuance, under option plans, Minn. Statutes 2019 367.32

Naming and defense proceedings, Minn. Statutes 2019 365.40

Notification proceedings, Minn. Statutes 2019 365.38

Payment and execution proceedings, Minn. Statutes 2019 365.41

Property taxes, Minn. Statutes 2019 278.05

Public participation lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2019 554.02

Tax administration violations, Minn. Statutes 2019 270C.85

Tax collection, lawsuits against officers or employees, Minn. Statutes 2019 272.30

Layoffs, community corrections programs, Minn. Statutes 2019 401.04

Leaves of absence

Athletic leave of absence, Minn. Statutes 2019 15.62

Elective office, Minn. Statutes 2019 3.088

Military or uniformed service, Minn. Statutes 2019 192.261

Sick leave, see same under this topic

Liability

Closed or barricaded roads, use, Minn. Statutes 2019 164.152

Continuance, under option plans, Minn. Statutes 2019 367.32

Contracts requiring excess property tax levies for payment, Minn. Statutes 2019 275.27

Government immunity, Minn. Statutes 2019 466.03

Indemnification, Minn. Statutes 2019 466.07

Limitation of liability, Minn. Statutes 2019 466.04

Personal liability, Minn. Statutes 2019 365.41

Town treasurers, see same under this topic

Unauthorized credit card purchases, Minn. Statutes 2019 471.381

Metropolitan towns, terms of offices, Minn. Statutes 2019 367.03

Mileage allowances, generally, Minn. Statutes 2019 471.665

Military or uniformed service

Leaves of absence, Minn. Statutes 2019 192.26, 2019 192.261

Pension and retirement rights, preserved, Minn. Statutes 2019 192.262

Reemployment rights, Minn. Statutes 2019 192.261

Salary differential, reserve forces on active duty, Minn. Statutes 2019 471.975

Misconduct, Minn. Statutes 2019 609.43

Moderators for town meetings, Minn. Statutes 2019 365.50, 2019 365.56

Motor vehicles

Publicly owned, personal use, Minn. Statutes 2019 471.666

Rideshare program vehicles, Minn. Statutes 2019 174.257

National Guard members, see NATIONAL GUARD

New towns, terms of office, Minn. Statutes 2019 367.03

Nonconsensual common law liens, presumptions, Minn. Statutes 2019 514.99

Oaths of office, Minn. Statutes 2019 358.11, 2019 367.25

Option A towns, Minn. Statutes 2019 367.03, 2019 367.33

Option B towns

Terms of office, Minn. Statutes 2019 367.03

Treasurers, see Town treasurers under this topic

Option C towns, administrators, Minn. Statutes 2019 367.30, 2019 367.31, 2019 367.35

Option D towns

Combined clerk and treasurer, see Option D towns, combined with treasurer's office under TOWN CLERKS

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2019 367.03

Overtime, Minn. Statutes 2019 176.021, 2019 177.25

Payments by, voter registration, costs, Minn. Statutes 2019 201.211

Payments to

Advance payments, Minn. Statutes 2019 357.13

Fees, exclusion from salary, Minn. Statutes 2019 357.33

Illegal fees, treble damages, Minn. Statutes 2019 357.29

Witness fees, exclusion, Minn. Statutes 2019 357.23

Payroll deductions, individual annuity contracts, purchasing, Minn. Statutes 2019 471.426

Peace officers, see Towns under PEACE OFFICERS

Planning and zoning commissions, zoning, duties regarding, Minn. Statutes 2019 366.17

Political activities, Minn. Statutes 2019 211B.09, 2019 211B.19

Poor relief workers, Minn. Statutes 2019 256D.20, 2019 261.002

Powers, peace officers, Minn. Statutes 2019 436.05

Property held in custody by, interference with, Minn. Statutes 2019 609.47

Property taxes, copies to, petitions for objections or defenses, Minn. Statutes 2019 278.01

Public office, Minn. Statutes 2019 609.44

Qualifications, constitutional provisions, Minn. Const. art 12 s 3

Records and record keeping

Town treasurers, see same under this topic

Transfer to successor, Minn. Statutes 2019 367.01

Voter registration, duties, failure to perform or enforce, Minn. Statutes 2019 201.27

Reinstatements, military or uniformed service completed, Minn. Statutes 2019 192.261

Reports given

Debt service deficiencies, Minn. Statutes 2019 475A.04

Voter registration, violations, Minn. Statutes 2019 201.27

Residence, change, vacancies in office, Minn. Statutes 2019 351.02

Resignations, town board, duties, Minn. Statutes 2019 367.02

Retirement

Elected officials, Minn. Statutes 2019 353D.01

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2019 353.01

Supplemental pensions, local plans, establishment, Minn. Statutes 2019 356.24

Rideshare program, generally, Minn. Statutes 2019 174.257

Road authorities, see under TOWN ROADS

Severance pay

Highly compensated employees, Minn. Statutes 2019 465.722

Treatment, Minn. Statutes 2019 465.72, 2019 465.721

Sick leave

Accumulated credits, workers' compensation, use, Minn. Statutes 2019 176.021

Compensation plan, Minn. Statutes 2019 43A.17

Elected officials, Minn. Statutes 2019 471.66

Exclusion from severance pay, Minn. Statutes 2019 465.72, 2019 465.722

Reinstatements, military service completed, Minn. Statutes 2019 192.261

Unused sick leave, Minn. Statutes 2019 471.66

Signatures, electronic approvals, Minn. Statutes 2019 471.381

Snow removal workers, deemed as employees, Minn. Statutes 2019 160.21

State funds, failure to pay over, Minn. Statutes 2019 609.445

Surplus property, sales to, Minn. Statutes 2019 15.054

Terms of office, Minn. Statutes 2019 367.03

Testimony, impassable town roads, Minn. Statutes 2019 163.16

Town administrators, option C towns, Minn. Statutes 2019 367.30, 2019 367.31, 2019 367.35

Town assessors, see TOWN ASSESSORS

Town roads, duties, see TOWN ROADS

Town treasurers

Appeals by, Minn. Statutes 2019 276.11

Approvals by, public works contractors payment and performance bonds, Minn. Statutes 2019 574.28

Audited accounts, Minn. Statutes 2019 367.18

Bonds (officers and fiduciaries), Minn. Statutes 2019 367.15, 2019 367.23

Bonds (public debt), duties regarding, Minn. Statutes 2019 475.69

Candidate filings, duties regarding, Minn. Statutes 2019 367.12

Compensation and salaries, Minn. Statutes 2019 367.05

Depository selection, Minn. Statutes 2019 118A.02, 2019 366.07

Deposits, duties regarding, Minn. Statutes 2019 118A.02, 2019 366.01, 2019 366.08

Deputy treasurers, Minn. Statutes 2019 367.05, 2019 367.161

Financial statements, Minn. Statutes 2019 367.16

Funds and accounts, duties, Minn. Statutes 2019 367.16

Liability, Minn. Statutes 2019 118A.02, 2019 366.01, 2019 366.08

Metropolitan towns, elections, Minn. Statutes 2019 367.03

Neglect of duty by, Minn. Statutes 2019 367.17, 2019 609B.181

Notice received, Minn. Statutes 2019 435.202

Option B towns, Minn. Statutes 2019 367.03, 2019 367.30, 2019 367.34

Option D towns, Minn. Statutes 2019 367.03, 2019 367.30, 2019 367.31, 2019 367.36

Order of payment, interest, Minn. Statutes 2019 367.19

Payments by, duties, Minn. Statutes 2019 412.081

Record keeping, Minn. Statutes 2019 65A.50, 2019 367.16, 2019 475.70

Reports given, Minn. Statutes 2019 471.70, 2019 475A.04

Successors, duties to, Minn. Statutes 2019 367.16

Towns, outstanding obligations, Minn. Statutes 2019 471.70

Town zoning commissioners, Minn. Statutes 2019 366.16

Township telephone systems, see under MUNICIPALLY OWNED UTILITIES

Travel expenses

Airline credits or benefits, reporting, Minn. Statutes 2019 15.435

Authorization of, Minn. Statutes 2019 367.05

Statements of, Minn. Statutes 2019 367.11

Tuberculosis, contracting

Labor and Industry Department, duties, Minn. Statutes 2019 175.17

Workers' Compensation Court of Appeals, appellate jurisdiction, Minn. Statutes 2019 175A.01

Unauthorized compensation, Minn. Statutes 2019 609.45

Unemployment insurance, see UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE

Vacancies in elective offices

Active duty by incumbents, Minn. Statutes 2019 192.263

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2019 367.03

Military service, Minn. Statutes 2019 192.26 to 2019 192.29

Residence, change, Minn. Statutes 2019 351.02

Special municipal elections, Minn. Statutes 2019 205.10

Town treasurers, Minn. Statutes 2019 367.16

Vacations

Accumulated credits, Minn. Statutes 2019 176.021

Compensation plan, Minn. Statutes 2019 43A.17

Exclusion from severance pay, Minn. Statutes 2019 465.72, 2019 465.722

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2019 471.66

Reinstatements, military service completed, Minn. Statutes 2019 192.261

Violations and penalties, voter registration, duties, failure to perform or enforce, Minn. Statutes 2019 201.27

Workers' compensation insurance, premiums, computation, Minn. Statutes 2019 79.211

Workers' compensation

Bomb disposal units, Minn. Statutes 2019 176.192

Definitions, Minn. Statutes 2019 176.011