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TOWN OFFICERS AND EMPLOYEES

Appearance, conciliation court, appearance for township, Minn. Statutes 2009 491A.02

Appointments

Counties, duties regarding, Minn. Statutes 2009 365.59

Option plans, election for, Minn. Statutes 2009 367.30, 2009 367.31, 2009 367.35

Vacancies in office, Minn. Statutes 2009 367.03

Armed forces members, salary differential, Minn. Statutes 2009 471.975

Assessors, see TOWN ASSESSORS

Attorney fees

Reimbursement, Minn. Statutes 2009 465.76

Tax collection lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2009 272.30

Attorney general, opinions given on request, Minn. Statutes 2009 8.07

Attorneys

Excessive soil loss, town attorney may perform duties of county attorney, Minn. Statutes 2009 103F.435

General proceedings, Minn. Statutes 2009 366.01

Lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2009 278.05, 2009 366.16

Municipal ballot preparation, duties regarding, Minn. Statutes 2009 204D.04

Notice given to, Minn. Statutes 2009 278.05

Requests by, attorney general opinions, Minn. Statutes 2009 8.07

Ballots, municipal elections, see Municipal ballots under BALLOTS

Benefits, exclusion from total compensation, Minn. Statutes 2009 43A.17

Blind persons, employment, Minn. Statutes 2009 256C.01

Boards of health, establishment, Minn. Statutes 2009 368.01

Bomb disposal units, workers' compensation, Minn. Statutes 2009 176.192

Bonds (officers and fiduciaries)

Approvals, Minn. Statutes 2009 574.20

Cemetery care and improvement fund managers, Minn. Statutes 2009 306.44

Examination of accounts, Minn. Statutes 2009 574.23

Execution procedures, Minn. Statutes 2009 367.23

Failure to file, Minn. Statutes 2009 609.435

Filing, Minn. Statutes 2009 358.11, 2009 367.25

General powers, Minn. Statutes 2009 366.01

Lawsuits on, Minn. Statutes 2009 574.25

Peace officers, Minn. Statutes 2009 367.22

Town treasurers, duties, Minn. Statutes 2009 367.15, 2009 367.23

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

Business liaisons, transportation construction, Minn. Statutes 2009 160.165

Business meetings, attendance at

Funding by town boards of supervisors, Minn. Statutes 2009 366.01

Candidates for office

Affidavits of candidacy, Minn. Statutes 2009 204B.06, 2009 205.13

Filing, procedures, Minn. Statutes 2009 205.065

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2009 205.13

Nominating petitions, signatures, Minn. Statutes 2009 204B.08

Certificates and certification, false certification, Minn. Statutes 2009 609.65

Chief administrative officers, local relief association consolidation, duties

Firefighters, see Chief administrative officer, municipalities under LOCAL FIREFIGHTER RELIEF ASSOCIATIONS

Police, see Chief administrative officer under LOCAL POLICE RELIEF ASSOCIATIONS

Child care expenses

Advisory councils and committees, members, Minn. Statutes 2009 15.059

City planners, zoning regulations, duties, Minn. Statutes 2009 366.17

Claims against the state

Permitting false claims against the government, Minn. Statutes 2009 609.455

Presenting false claims to, Minn. Statutes 2009 609.465

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

Clerks, see TOWN CLERKS

Compensation and salaries

Advance payments, Minn. Statutes 2009 357.13

Armed forces members, reserve forces, salary differential, Minn. Statutes 2009 471.975

Assignment, sale, or transfer, rights, Minn. Statutes 2009 181.063

Attachment, Minn. Statutes 2009 570.071

Comparable worth, see COMPARABLE WORTH

Determination of, Minn. Statutes 2009 367.05

Employees transferred to local social services agency, Minn. Statutes 2009 256D.20

Fees, exclusion from salary, Minn. Statutes 2009 357.33

Garnishment, Minn. Statutes 2009 571.77

General powers, Minn. Statutes 2009 367.05

Imprest funds, disbursements from prohibited, Minn. Statutes 2009 366.01

National Guard members, reserve forces, salary differential, Minn. Statutes 2009 471.975

Receipt of unauthorized compensation, Minn. Statutes 2009 609.45

Salary limits, Minn. Statutes 2009 43A.17

Severance pay, Minn. Statutes 2009 465.72, 2009 465.721, 2009 465.722

Unauthorized, Minn. Statutes 2009 609.45

Contracts and agreements, bonds (public debt)

Disclosure agreements regarding, Minn. Statutes 2009 475.60

Costs and disbursements (courts), reimbursement, Minn. Statutes 2009 465.76

Damages, tax collection lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2009 272.30

Deferred compensation, see STATE DEFERRED COMPENSATION PLAN

Definitions

Bribery, Minn. Statutes 2009 609.415

Free speech, participation in government, Minn. Statutes 2009 554.01

Social Security law, Minn. Statutes 2009 355.01

Workers' compensation, Minn. Statutes 2009 176.011

Departments, boards, establishment generally, Minn. Statutes 2009 368.01

Deputy clerks, Minn. Statutes 2009 367.05, 2009 367.12

Digital signatures, Minn. Statutes 2009 471.381

Disabled persons, employment, Minn. Statutes 2009 256C.01

Disclosure, bonds (public debt), disclosure agreements, Minn. Statutes 2009 475.60

Election of

Contests, see Contested elections under ELECTIONS

Generally, see MUNICIPAL ELECTIONS

Notice, Minn. Statutes 2009 204B.34

Recounts, see under BALLOTS

Special election meeting, Minn. Statutes 2009 365.59

Ten year lapse of election, dissolution of town, Minn. Statutes 2009 368.47

Terms of office, Minn. Statutes 2009 367.03

Town meeting, Minn. Statutes 2009 365.10, 2009 365.51

Enforcement of law, aeronautics, Minn. Statutes 2009 360.015

Engineers, zoning regulations, duties, Minn. Statutes 2009 366.17

Excluded from executive branch, Minn. Statutes 2009 43A.02

Expenses

Child care, advisory council and committee members, Minn. Statutes 2009 15.059

Reimbursement, Minn. Statutes 2009 43A.17

Travel, Minn. Statutes 2009 15.435, 2009 367.05, 2009 367.11

Fair Labor Standards Act, exclusion, Minn. Statutes 2009 177.23

Fence viewers, Minn. Statutes 2009 344.01 to 2009 344.20, 2009 383C.809

Fire marshals, fireworks, confiscation, Minn. Statutes 2009 624.24

Force, grounds for use, Minn. Statutes 2009 609.06

General powers, categories of activities, Minn. Statutes 2009 365.10

Holidays, religious, Minn. Statutes 2009 15A.22

Hours of work

Overtime, Minn. Statutes 2009 176.021, 2009 177.25

Town board, determination, Minn. Statutes 2009 367.05

Impersonating, Minn. Statutes 2009 609.475

Imprest fund custodian, appointment and duties, Minn. Statutes 2009 366.01

Indemnification, exception, Minn. Statutes 2009 181.970

Insurance

Group insurance, bidding requirement, exemption, Minn. Statutes 2009 43A.316

Long-term care insurance, Minn. Statutes 2009 471.61

Public employees insurance program, see under PUBLIC EMPLOYEES

Self-insurance employee health plans, Minn. Statutes 2009 471.617

Interchange among government agencies, Minn. Statutes 2009 15.51 to 2009 15.58

Lawsuits

Continuance, under option plans, Minn. Statutes 2009 367.32

Naming and defense proceedings, Minn. Statutes 2009 365.40

Notification proceedings, Minn. Statutes 2009 365.38

Payment and execution proceedings, Minn. Statutes 2009 365.41

Property taxes, Minn. Statutes 2009 278.05

Public participation lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2009 554.02

Tax administration violations, Minn. Statutes 2009 270C.85

Tax collection, lawsuits against officers or employees, Minn. Statutes 2009 272.30

Layoffs, community corrections programs, Minn. Statutes 2009 401.04

Leaves of absence

Athletic leave of absence, Minn. Statutes 2009 15.62

Elective office, Minn. Statutes 2009 3.088

Military or uniformed service, Minn. Statutes 2009 192.261

Sick leave, see same under this topic

Liability

Closed or barricaded roads, use, Minn. Statutes 2009 164.152

Continuance, under option plans, Minn. Statutes 2009 367.32

Contracts requiring excess property tax levies for payment, Minn. Statutes 2009 275.27

Government immunity, Minn. Statutes 2009 466.03

Indemnification, Minn. Statutes 2009 466.07

Limitation of liability, Minn. Statutes 2009 466.04

Personal liability, Minn. Statutes 2009 365.41

Town treasurers, see same under this topic

Unauthorized credit card purchases, Minn. Statutes 2009 471.381

Metropolitan towns, terms of offices, Minn. Statutes 2009 367.03

Mileage allowances, generally, Minn. Statutes 2009 471.665

Military or uniformed service

Leaves of absence, Minn. Statutes 2009 192.26, 2009 192.261

Pension and retirement rights, preserved, Minn. Statutes 2009 192.262

Reemployment rights, Minn. Statutes 2009 192.261

Salary differential, reserve forces on active duty, Minn. Statutes 2009 471.975

Misconduct, Minn. Statutes 2009 609.43

Moderators for town meetings, Minn. Statutes 2009 365.50, 2009 365.56

Motor vehicles

Publicly owned, personal use, Minn. Statutes 2009 471.666

Rideshare program vehicles, Minn. Statutes 2009 174.257

National Guard members, see NATIONAL GUARD

New towns, terms of office, Minn. Statutes 2009 367.03

Nonconsensual common law liens, presumptions, Minn. Statutes 2009 514.99

Oaths of office, Minn. Statutes 2009 358.11, 2009 367.25

Option A towns, Minn. Statutes 2009 367.03, 2009 367.33

Option B towns

Terms of office, Minn. Statutes 2009 367.03

Treasurers, see Town treasurers under this topic

Option C towns, administrators, Minn. Statutes 2009 367.30, 2009 367.31, 2009 367.35

Option D towns

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

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2009 367.03

Overtime, Minn. Statutes 2009 176.021, 2009 177.25

Payments by, voter registration, costs, Minn. Statutes 2009 201.211

Payments to

Advance payments, Minn. Statutes 2009 357.13

Fees, exclusion from salary, Minn. Statutes 2009 357.33

Illegal fees, treble damages, Minn. Statutes 2009 357.29

Witness fees, exclusion, Minn. Statutes 2009 357.23

Payroll deductions, individual annuity contracts, purchasing, Minn. Statutes 2009 471.426

Peace officers, see Towns under PEACE OFFICERS

Planning and zoning commissions, zoning, duties regarding, Minn. Statutes 2009 366.17

Political activities, Minn. Statutes 2009 211B.09, 2009 211B.19

Poor relief workers, Minn. Statutes 2009 256D.20, 2009 261.002

Powers, peace officers, Minn. Statutes 2009 436.05

Property held in custody by, interference with, Minn. Statutes 2009 609.47

Property taxes, copies to, petitions for objections or defenses, Minn. Statutes 2009 278.01

Public office, Minn. Statutes 2009 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 2009 367.01

Voter registration, duties, failure to perform or enforce, Minn. Statutes 2009 201.27

Reinstatements, military or uniformed service completed, Minn. Statutes 2009 192.261

Reports given

Debt service deficiencies, Minn. Statutes 2009 475A.04

Voter registration, violations, Minn. Statutes 2009 201.27

Residence, change, vacancies in office, Minn. Statutes 2009 351.02

Resignations, town board, duties, Minn. Statutes 2009 367.02

Retirement

Elected officials, Minn. Statutes 2009 353D.01

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2009 353.01

Supplemental pensions, local plans, establishment, Minn. Statutes 2009 356.24

Rideshare program, generally, Minn. Statutes 2009 174.257

Road authorities, see under TOWN ROADS

Severance pay

Highly compensated employees, Minn. Statutes 2009 465.722

Treatment, Minn. Statutes 2009 465.72, 2009 465.721

Sick leave

Accumulated credits, workers' compensation, use, Minn. Statutes 2009 176.021

Compensation plan, Minn. Statutes 2009 43A.17

Elected officials, Minn. Statutes 2009 471.66

Exclusion from severance pay, Minn. Statutes 2009 465.72, 2009 465.722

Reinstatements, military service completed, Minn. Statutes 2009 192.261

Unused sick leave, Minn. Statutes 2009 471.66

Signatures, electronic approvals, Minn. Statutes 2009 471.381

Snow removal workers, deemed as employees, Minn. Statutes 2009 160.21

State funds, failure to pay over, Minn. Statutes 2009 609.445

Surplus property, sales to, Minn. Statutes 2009 15.054

Terms of office, Minn. Statutes 2009 367.03

Testimony, impassable town roads, Minn. Statutes 2009 163.16

Town administrators, option C towns, Minn. Statutes 2009 367.30, 2009 367.31, 2009 367.35

Town assessors, see TOWN ASSESSORS

Town roads, duties, see TOWN ROADS

Town treasurers

Appeals by, Minn. Statutes 2009 276.11

Approvals by, public works contractors payment and performance bonds, Minn. Statutes 2009 574.28

Audited accounts, Minn. Statutes 2009 367.18

Bonds (officers and fiduciaries), Minn. Statutes 2009 367.15, 2009 367.23

Bonds (public debt), duties regarding, Minn. Statutes 2009 475.69

Candidate filings, duties regarding, Minn. Statutes 2009 367.12

Compensation and salaries, Minn. Statutes 2009 367.05

Depository selection, Minn. Statutes 2009 118A.02, 2009 366.07

Deposits, duties regarding, Minn. Statutes 2009 118A.02, 2009 366.01, 2009 366.08

Deputy treasurers, Minn. Statutes 2009 367.05, 2009 367.161

Financial statements, Minn. Statutes 2009 367.16

Funds and accounts, duties, Minn. Statutes 2009 367.16

Liability, Minn. Statutes 2009 118A.02, 2009 366.01, 2009 366.08

Metropolitan towns, elections, Minn. Statutes 2009 367.03

Neglect of duty by, Minn. Statutes 2009 367.17, 2009 609B.181

Notice received, Minn. Statutes 2009 35.71, 2009 435.202

Option B towns, Minn. Statutes 2009 367.03, 2009 367.30, 2009 367.34

Option D towns, Minn. Statutes 2009 367.03, 2009 367.30, 2009 367.31, 2009 367.36

Order of payment, interest, Minn. Statutes 2009 367.19

Payments by, duties, Minn. Statutes 2009 412.081

Record keeping, Minn. Statutes 2009 65A.50, 2009 367.16, 2009 475.70

Reports given, Minn. Statutes 2009 471.70, 2009 475A.04

Successors, duties to, Minn. Statutes 2009 367.16

Towns, outstanding obligations, Minn. Statutes 2009 471.70

Town zoning commissioners, Minn. Statutes 2009 366.16

Township telephone systems, see under MUNICIPALLY OWNED UTILITIES

Travel expenses

Airline credits or benefits, reporting, Minn. Statutes 2009 15.435

Authorization of, Minn. Statutes 2009 367.05

Statements of, Minn. Statutes 2009 367.11

Tuberculosis, contracting

Labor and Industry Department, duties, Minn. Statutes 2009 175.17

Workers' Compensation Court of Appeals, appellate jurisdiction, Minn. Statutes 2009 175A.01

Unauthorized compensation, Minn. Statutes 2009 609.45

Unemployment insurance, see UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE

Vacancies in elective offices

Active duty by incumbents, Minn. Statutes 2009 192.263

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2009 367.03

Military service, Minn. Statutes 2009 192.26 to 2009 192.29

Residence, change, Minn. Statutes 2009 351.02

Special municipal elections, Minn. Statutes 2009 205.10

Town treasurers, Minn. Statutes 2009 367.16

Vacations

Accumulated credits, Minn. Statutes 2009 176.021

Compensation plan, Minn. Statutes 2009 43A.17

Exclusion from severance pay, Minn. Statutes 2009 465.72, 2009 465.722

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2009 471.66

Reinstatements, military service completed, Minn. Statutes 2009 192.261

Violations and penalties, voter registration

Duties, failure to perform or enforce, Minn. Statutes 2009 201.27

Workers' compensation insurance, premiums, computation, Minn. Statutes 2009 79.211

Workers' compensation

Bomb disposal units, Minn. Statutes 2009 176.192

Definitions, Minn. Statutes 2009 176.011