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TOWN CLERKS

See also CLERKS; TOWN OFFICERS AND EMPLOYEES

Absentee voting, duties, see ABSENTEE VOTING

Access to data

Voter registration, statewide database, Minn. Statutes 2004 201.022

Administration of law

Absentee voting, Minn. Statutes 2004 203B.05, 2004 203B.085, 2004 203B.16

Affidavits

Rabies proclamations, posting and publication, Minn. Statutes 2004 35.68

Appointments by

Deputy clerks, Minn. Statutes 2004 367.12

Designees, electronic voting system counting centers, Minn. Statutes 2004 206.85

Election contests, ballot guards, Minn. Statutes 2004 209.05

Election judges, appointments to fill vacancies, Minn. Statutes 2004 204B.23

Elections messengers, Minn. Statutes 2004 204C.29

Approvals by

News media, Minn. Statutes 2004 204C.06, 2004 206.85

Polling places, change of location, Minn. Statutes 2004 204B.17

Public buildings and parking facilities, using for polling places, Minn. Statutes 2004 204B.16

Attestation

Deed formalities and procedures, Minn. Statutes 2004 365.05

Ordinances, Minn. Statutes 2004 365.125, 2004 368.01

Audited accounts, payment and form, Minn. Statutes 2004 367.18

Bonds (officers and fiduciaries)

Duties regarding, Minn. Statutes 2004 367.10

Filing and penalties, Minn. Statutes 2004 367.23, 2004 367.25

Peace officers' bonds, terms of, Minn. Statutes 2004 367.22

Certificates and certification

Election certificates to candidates with incomplete financial reports, Minn. Statutes 2004 211A.05

Election judges, Minn. Statutes 2004 204B.19, 2004 204B.195

Hospital district resolutions, Minn. Statutes 2004 447.31

Municipal elections, results, Minn. Statutes 2004 205.185

Optional towns, elections adopting, Minn. Statutes 2004 367.31

Ordinances and regulations, copies as evidence, Minn. Statutes 2004 599.13

Special or local laws, approval, Minn. Statutes 2004 645.021

Specific parts of land, conveyances, subdivisions, Minn. Statutes 2004 272.162

Subdivision regulations, Minn. Statutes 2004 462.358

Tax-forfeited lands, nonconservation lands, public improvements, Minn. Statutes 2004 282.01

Town roads, orders for establishment, alteration, or vacation, copies, Minn. Statutes 2004 164.07

Voter registration, illiterate persons, Minn. Statutes 2004 201.056

Voting machines and systems, use, Minn. Statutes 2004 206.58

Certificates of indebtedness, equipment purchases, Minn. Statutes 2004 368.01

Certifying to

Campaign financial reports, Minn. Statutes 2004 211A.05

Candidates, municipal elections, Minn. Statutes 2004 205.065

Expenses, change of polling place locations, Minn. Statutes 2004 204B.17

Taconite municipal aid, distribution, Minn. Statutes 2004 298.282

Clerk-treasurers, see Option D towns under this topic

Compensation and salaries

Determination of, Minn. Statutes 2004 367.05

Elections, recounts, Minn. Statutes 2004 204C.35, 2004 204C.36

Complaints, filing

Seed and feed loan violations, Minn. Statutes 2004 395.23

Conflicts of interest, violations, penalties, Minn. Statutes 2004 365.37

Copies to

Election publications and instructions, Minn. Statutes 2004 204B.27

Proceedings, documents, and plats, roads taken over as trunk highways, Minn. Statutes 2004 161.19

Delegation of duties, absentee ballots

Delivery to health care patients, Minn. Statutes 2004 203B.11

Deputy clerks

Appointment and general duties, Minn. Statutes 2004 367.12

Compensation and salaries, Minn. Statutes 2004 367.05

Dissolution of town, duties regarding, Minn. Statutes 2004 368.47

Documents

Duties regarding, Minn. Statutes 2004 367.11

New town organization, Minn. Statutes 2004 367.14

Dog licenses, duties, Minn. Statutes 2004 347.11, 2004 347.12, 2004 347.19

Duties, generally, Minn. Statutes 2004 367.11

Elections, duties, see ELECTIONS

Electronic voting systems, duties, see ELECTRONIC VOTING SYSTEMS

Expenses, payment, elections, Minn. Statutes 2004 204B.32

Fees

Dog licenses, Minn. Statutes 2004 347.11

Roads taken over as trunk highways, proceedings, documents, and plats, Minn. Statutes 2004 161.19

Filing officer, defined, Minn. Statutes 2004 211A.01

Filing with

Absentee ballot applications, Australian ballot system elections, Minn. Statutes 2004 203B.05

Annexation ordinances and petitions, Minn. Statutes 2004 414.033

Audits and examinations, reports, Minn. Statutes 2004 6.51

Bridges from islands in meandered lakes, plans and specifications, Minn. Statutes 2004 164.15

Campaign financial reports, Minn. Statutes 2004 211A.02

Certificates of indebtedness, Minn. Statutes 2004 366.095

County highways, resolutions for abandonment, Minn. Statutes 2004 163.11

County seats, changing, notice of referendum, Minn. Statutes 2004 372.05

Damage claims, dogs, damage to domestic animals, Minn. Statutes 2004 347.15

Duplicate warrants, affidavits, Minn. Statutes 2004 471.415

Elections, recounts, Minn. Statutes 2004 204C.35, 2004 204C.36

Estrays, Minn. Statutes 2004 346.02, 2004 346.03

Financial reports, Minn. Statutes 2004 471.697

Hospital district board candidates, affidavits of candidacy, Minn. Statutes 2004 447.32

Itemized statements, repair of town bridges by counties, Minn. Statutes 2004 165.12

Land, applications for dedication for roads or cartways, Minn. Statutes 2004 164.15

Law enforcement officials, bonds, Minn. Statutes 2004 367.22

Lawsuits, statements of claims, Minn. Statutes 2004 365.38

Major purchases, petition for election, Minn. Statutes 2004 365.025

Minutes, town meetings, Minn. Statutes 2004 365.55

Model codes adopted by reference, Minn. Statutes 2004 471.62

Municipal elections, Minn. Statutes 2004 205.13

Notice of election to separate from statutory city, Minn. Statutes 2004 365.44

Oaths of office, Minn. Statutes 2004 358.11

Official maps of land for public use, Minn. Statutes 2004 394.361

Petition to dissolve town, Minn. Statutes 2004 365.45

Pounds, receipts of animal sales, Minn. Statutes 2004 367.24

Property taxes, Minn. Statutes 2004 276.11

Rabies proclamations, Minn. Statutes 2004 35.68

Redistricting plans, Minn. Statutes 2004 2.91

Resolutions approving subdivision of land outside municipality, Minn. Statutes 2004 462.36

Road construction, Minn. Statutes 2004 160.17

Special town meetings, notice, Minn. Statutes 2004 365.52

State statutes and rules adopted by reference, Minn. Statutes 2004 471.62

Subordinate service districts, petitions, Minn. Statutes 2004 365A.04

Tax assessment books, county auditors' compliance certificates, Minn. Statutes 2004 274.05

Tax records, Minn. Statutes 2004 368.85

Timely delivery, Minn. Statutes 2004 645.151

Town cemeteries, maps and plats, Minn. Statutes 2004 365.26

Town officers, bonds, Minn. Statutes 2004 367.23

Town roads, Minn. Statutes 2004 164.07

Town treasurer's statement of payments, Minn. Statutes 2004 367.16

Unearned wages, Minn. Statutes 2004 181.07

Volunteer firefighter relief associations, actuarial valuations, Minn. Statutes 2004 69.773

Forms, voting returns, summary statements, Minn. Statutes 2004 204C.26

Funds and accounts

Deposits, Minn. Statutes 2004 366.01

Posting and reading of financial statement, Minn. Statutes 2004 366.22

Town board of audit, duties regarding, Minn. Statutes 2004 366.21

General elections, duties, see GENERAL ELECTIONS

Help America Vote Act, complaints procedures, Minn. Statutes 2004 200.04

Indigent persons, application for hospitalization

Duties, Minn. Statutes 2004 261.22

Investigations by, fires

Causes, origins, and circumstances, Minn. Statutes 2004 299F.04

Violations, Minn. Statutes 2004 299F.20

Local election official, defined, Minn. Statutes 2004 200.02

Local relief associations, duties, Minn. Statutes 2004 423A.171 to 2004 423A.19

Location of office, procedures for, Minn. Statutes 2004 367.13

Maps, voting precincts, duties, Minn. Statutes 2004 201.061, 2004 204B.14

Messengers, see under ELECTIONS

Metropolitan towns

Election in alternate years, Minn. Statutes 2004 367.03

Municipal clerks

Town clerks defined as, Minn. Statutes 2004 203B.01

Voting, see VOTING

Municipal elections, duties, see MUNICIPAL ELECTIONS

New towns, duties regarding, Minn. Statutes 2004 367.14

Notaries public, powers of, Minn. Statutes 2004 358.15

Notice given

Absentee voting, Minn. Statutes 2004 203B.05, 2004 203B.08

Appeal and equalization boards, meetings, Minn. Statutes 2004 274.01, 2004 274.03

Campaign financial reports, failure to file, Minn. Statutes 2004 211A.05

County seats, changing, referendum, Minn. Statutes 2004 372.06

Fires, investigations, Minn. Statutes 2004 299F.04

Hearings, city councils, Minn. Statutes 2004 435.19

Hours for voting, Minn. Statutes 2004 204C.05, 2004 205.175

Itemized statements, repair of town bridges by counties, filing, meetings of board, Minn. Statutes 2004 165.12

Municipal elections, Minn. Statutes 2004 205.065, 2004 205.13, 2004 205.16, 2004 205.175

Optical scan voting systems, testing, Minn. Statutes 2004 206.83

Refunds, Minn. Statutes 2004 435.202

Special elections, Minn. Statutes 2004 204D.22, 2004 365.21, 2004 365.53

Town meetings, Minn. Statutes 2004 365.51, 2004 365.53

Town road drainage tax, referendum, Minn. Statutes 2004 164.05

Town roads, Minn. Statutes 2004 163.16, 2004 164.07, 2004 368.01

Voting precincts, boundary corrections, Minn. Statutes 2004 204B.14, 2004 204B.146

Voting systems, Minn. Statutes 2004 206.82, 2004 206.83, 2004 206.85

Notice received

Appeal and equalization boards, meetings, Minn. Statutes 2004 274.01

Audits and examinations, costs, collection, Minn. Statutes 2004 6.57

Auxiliary forests, Minn. Statutes 2004 88.48, 2004 88.49

County seats, changing, referendum, Minn. Statutes 2004 372.05

Election contests, Minn. Statutes 2004 209.021

Electronic voting systems, Minn. Statutes 2004 206.82

General elections, county offices, filing procedures, Minn. Statutes 2004 204B.33

Hearing, petition to form or change towns, Minn. Statutes 2004 379.03

Impassable town roads, Minn. Statutes 2004 163.16

Improvements, cancellation, Minn. Statutes 2004 435.202

Liquor licensees, convictions, Minn. Statutes 2004 340A.905

Municipal elections, Minn. Statutes 2004 204D.09, 2004 205.17

Special elections, Minn. Statutes 2004 376.04

State Building Code, enforcement, Minn. Statutes 2004 16B.62

Town officers, resignations, Minn. Statutes 2004 367.02

Voting machines and systems, performance bonds, Minn. Statutes 2004 206.66

Voting precincts, boundary corrections, Minn. Statutes 2004 204B.14, 2004 204B.146

Oaths

Duties regarding, Minn. Statutes 2004 367.10

Filing and penalties, Minn. Statutes 2004 367.25

Power to administer, Minn. Statutes 2004 358.10

Office hours, elections, Minn. Statutes 2004 203B.085

Option B towns

Appointment procedures, Minn. Statutes 2004 367.30

Election, Minn. Statutes 2004 367.03

Incumbent clerks, Minn. Statutes 2004 367.34

Option C towns

Town administrator, designation as, Minn. Statutes 2004 367.35

Option D towns

Combined with treasurer's office

Abandonment, duties, Minn. Statutes 2004 367.36

Adoption by election, Minn. Statutes 2004 367.30, 2004 367.31, 2004 367.34, 2004 367.36

Appointment, Minn. Statutes 2004 367.30

Duties of, Minn. Statutes 2004 367.36

Election of clerk-treasurer, Minn. Statutes 2004 367.30, 2004 367.31, 2004 367.34, 2004 367.36

Terms of office, Minn. Statutes 2004 367.03

Town treasurer as incumbent, Minn. Statutes 2004 367.30, 2004 367.36

Optional plans, Minn. Statutes 2004 367.31

Payments by

Absentee ballot counting boards, compensation, Minn. Statutes 2004 203B.13

Dog licenses, fees, Minn. Statutes 2004 347.12

Voter registration, costs, Minn. Statutes 2004 201.211

Payments to

Absentee voting, administrative expenses, Minn. Statutes 2004 203B.15

Candidates, filing fees, Minn. Statutes 2004 205.13

Elections, expenses, Minn. Statutes 2004 204B.32

Petitions to

Hours for voting, municipal elections, Minn. Statutes 2004 205.175

Subordinate service districts, dissolution, petitions, Minn. Statutes 2004 365A.095

Town road drainage tax, referendum, Minn. Statutes 2004 164.05

Polling places, duties, see POLLING PLACES

Posting (notices)

Duties regarding, Minn. Statutes 2004 367.11

General elections, county offices, filing procedures, Minn. Statutes 2004 204B.33

Hours for voting, Minn. Statutes 2004 204C.05

Municipal elections, Minn. Statutes 2004 205.13, 2004 205.16

Notices of election, Minn. Statutes 2004 204B.34, 2004 204D.22

Rabies proclamations, Minn. Statutes 2004 35.68

Special fire protection districts, dissolution, Minn. Statutes 2004 368.85

Special town meetings, Minn. Statutes 2004 365.53

Voting precincts, redistricting, Minn. Statutes 2004 204B.14

Presentment to, resolution for examination, Minn. Statutes 2004 6.55

Publication by

Municipal elections, affidavits, Minn. Statutes 2004 205.13

Optical scan voting systems, testing, Minn. Statutes 2004 206.83

Voting systems, Minn. Statutes 2004 206.83, 2004 206.85

Records and record keeping

Audited accounts, Minn. Statutes 2004 367.11

Bylaws, posting of, Minn. Statutes 2004 367.11

County treasurer, statements from, Minn. Statutes 2004 367.11

Custody of records, Minn. Statutes 2004 367.11

Electronic voting systems, ballots and readouts, Minn. Statutes 2004 206.85

Municipal elections, Minn. Statutes 2004 205.185

Ordinances, posting of, Minn. Statutes 2004 367.11

Town boards, Minn. Statutes 2004 367.11

Town elections, Minn. Statutes 2004 367.11

Town meetings, minutes of, Minn. Statutes 2004 367.11

Records, see Records and record keeping under VOTER REGISTRATION

Removal of, for conflicts of interest

Contract bids, Minn. Statutes 2004 365.37

Reports given

Dog licenses, Minn. Statutes 2004 347.12, 2004 347.19

Electronic voting systems, plans, Minn. Statutes 2004 206.82

Financial reports, Minn. Statutes 2004 471.76

Financial statements, Minn. Statutes 2004 471.697

Statement of tax collections, Minn. Statutes 2004 471.69

Town board of audit, financial report, Minn. Statutes 2004 366.21

University of Minnesota hospitals, cases for treatment, Minn. Statutes 2004 158.03

Voter registration, violations, Minn. Statutes 2004 201.27

Reports received

Campaign finances, Minn. Statutes 2004 211A.02

Campaign practices lawsuits, supplemental judgments, Minn. Statutes 2004 211A.09, 2004 211B.17

State auditor, audits and examinations, Minn. Statutes 2004 6.51

Town real estate assessment rolls, Minn. Statutes 2004 274.18

Unlicensed dogs, confiscation, Minn. Statutes 2004 347.14

Voter registration, violations, Minn. Statutes 2004 201.27

Voting returns, summary statements, Minn. Statutes 2004 204C.27

Western Lake Superior Sanitary District comprehensive plan, Minn. Statutes 2004 458D.05

Representatives

Election observers, conduct at polling places, Minn. Statutes 2004 204C.06

Service of process on

Audits and examinations, contested claims, copies, Minn. Statutes 2004 6.59

Election contests, notice, Minn. Statutes 2004 209.021

Lawsuits against town, Minn. Statutes 2004 365.40

Tax-forfeited lands, declaration of reversion, notice, Minn. Statutes 2004 282.01

Signatures, recorded town road maps, Minn. Statutes 2004 164.35

Special elections, duties, see SPECIAL ELECTIONS

Surety bonds, Minn. Statutes 2004 368.01

Training for election officials, Minn. Statutes 2004 204B.25, 2004 204B.28

Training, voting precincts, redistricting, Minn. Statutes 2004 204B.146

Vacancies in office

Appointments and elections, Minn. Statutes 2004 367.03

Violations and penalties

Conflicts of interest, Minn. Statutes 2004 365.37

Elections, Minn. Statutes 2004 201.27, 2004 204C.41, 2004 211A.05

Voter registration violations, failure to report, Minn. Statutes 2004 201.27

Voting machines or systems, rules or laws, violations, Minn. Statutes 2004 206.66

Voter registration, duties, see VOTER REGISTRATION

Voting machines and systems

Duties, see VOTING MACHINES AND SYSTEMS

Rules or laws, violations, Minn. Statutes 2004 206.66

Voting, duties, see VOTING