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TOWN CLERKS

See also TOWN OFFICERS AND EMPLOYEES

Absentee voting, duties, see ABSENTEE VOTING

Appeal and equalization boards, meetings, Minn. Statutes 2012 274.01, 2012 274.03

Audits and examinations

Contested claims, copies, service of process on, Minn. Statutes 2012 6.59

Costs, collection, notice received, Minn. Statutes 2012 6.57

Duties regarding, Minn. Statutes 2012 6.55

Auxiliary forests, notice received, Minn. Statutes 2012 88.48, 2012 88.49

Bonds (officers and fiduciaries)

Duties regarding, Minn. Statutes 2012 367.10

Filing and penalties, Minn. Statutes 2012 367.23, 2012 367.25

Peace officers' bonds, terms of, Minn. Statutes 2012 367.22

Campaign financing, duties, Minn. Statutes 2012 211A.02, 2012 211A.05, 2012 211A.09, 2012 211B.17

Certificates of indebtedness, equipment purchases, Minn. Statutes 2012 368.01

Clerk-treasurers, see Option D towns, combined with treasurer's office under this topic

Compensation and salaries

Determination of, Minn. Statutes 2012 367.05

Elections, recounts, Minn. Statutes 2012 204C.35, 2012 204C.36

Conflicts of interest, violations, penalties, Minn. Statutes 2012 365.37

County seats, changing, referendum, Minn. Statutes 2012 372.06

Deeds, formalities and procedures, Minn. Statutes 2012 365.05

Definitions

Campaign finance reporting, Minn. Statutes 2012 211A.01

Elections, Minn. Statutes 2012 200.02

Deputy clerks

Appointment and general duties, Minn. Statutes 2012 367.12

Compensation and salaries, Minn. Statutes 2012 367.05

Dissolution of town, duties regarding, Minn. Statutes 2012 368.47

Documents

Duties regarding, Minn. Statutes 2012 367.11

New town organization, Minn. Statutes 2012 367.14

Dog licenses, duties, Minn. Statutes 2012 347.11, 2012 347.12, 2012 347.19

Duties, generally, Minn. Statutes 2012 367.11

Election contests, Minn. Statutes 2012 209.021, 2012 209.05

Election judges, Minn. Statutes 2012 204B.19, 2012 204B.195, 2012 204B.23

Elections messengers, Minn. Statutes 2012 204C.29

Elections

Deceptive practices, reports received, Minn. Statutes 2012 204C.035

Duties, see ELECTIONS

Publications and instructions, copies to, Minn. Statutes 2012 204B.27

Electronic voting systems, duties, see ELECTRONIC VOTING SYSTEMS

Filing with

Absentee ballot applications, Australian ballot system elections, Minn. Statutes 2012 203B.05

Annexation ordinances and petitions, Minn. Statutes 2012 414.033

Audits and examinations, reports, Minn. Statutes 2012 6.51

Bridges from islands in meandered lakes, plans and specifications, Minn. Statutes 2012 164.15

Campaign financial reports, Minn. Statutes 2012 211A.02

Certificates of indebtedness, Minn. Statutes 2012 366.095

County highways, resolutions for abandonment, Minn. Statutes 2012 163.11

County seats, changing, notice of referendum, Minn. Statutes 2012 372.05

Damage claims, dogs, damage to domestic animals, Minn. Statutes 2012 347.15

Duplicate warrants, affidavits, Minn. Statutes 2012 471.415

Elections, recounts, Minn. Statutes 2012 204C.35, 2012 204C.36

Estrays, Minn. Statutes 2012 346.02, 2012 346.03

Financial reports, Minn. Statutes 2012 471.697

Hospital district board candidates, affidavits of candidacy, Minn. Statutes 2012 447.32

Itemized statements, repair of town bridges by counties, Minn. Statutes 2012 165.12

Land, applications for dedication for roads or cartways, Minn. Statutes 2012 164.15

Law enforcement officials, bonds, Minn. Statutes 2012 367.22

Lawsuits, statements of claims, Minn. Statutes 2012 365.38

Major purchases, petition for election, Minn. Statutes 2012 365.025

Minutes, town meetings, Minn. Statutes 2012 365.55

Model codes adopted by reference, Minn. Statutes 2012 471.62

Municipal elections, Minn. Statutes 2012 205.13

Notice of election to separate from statutory city, Minn. Statutes 2012 365.44

Oaths of office, Minn. Statutes 2012 358.11

Official maps of land for public use, Minn. Statutes 2012 394.361

Ongoing absentee voting status, applications, Minn. Statutes 2012 203B.04

Petition to dissolve town, Minn. Statutes 2012 365.45

Pounds, receipts of animal sales, Minn. Statutes 2012 367.24

Property taxes, Minn. Statutes 2012 276.11

Rabies proclamations, Minn. Statutes 2012 35.68

Redistricting plans, Minn. Statutes 2012 2.91

Resolutions approving subdivision of land outside municipality, Minn. Statutes 2012 462.36

Road construction, Minn. Statutes 2012 160.17

Special town meetings, notice, Minn. Statutes 2012 365.52

State statutes and rules adopted by reference, Minn. Statutes 2012 471.62

Tax records, Minn. Statutes 2012 368.85

Timely delivery, Minn. Statutes 2012 645.151

Town cemeteries, maps and plats, Minn. Statutes 2012 365.26

Town officers, bonds, Minn. Statutes 2012 367.23

Town roads, Minn. Statutes 2012 164.07

Town treasurer's statement of payments, Minn. Statutes 2012 367.16

Unearned wages, Minn. Statutes 2012 181.07

Volunteer firefighter relief associations, actuarial valuations, Minn. Statutes 2012 69.773

Fires

Causes, origins, and circumstances, Minn. Statutes 2012 299F.04

Violations, Minn. Statutes 2012 299F.20

Funds and accounts

Audited accounts, payment and form, Minn. Statutes 2012 367.18

Deposits, Minn. Statutes 2012 366.01

Posting and reading of financial statement, Minn. Statutes 2012 366.22

Town board of audit, duties regarding, Minn. Statutes 2012 366.21

General elections, duties, see GENERAL ELECTIONS

Hearings, city councils, Minn. Statutes 2012 435.19

Help America Vote Act, complaints procedures, Minn. Statutes 2012 200.04

Hospital district resolutions, Minn. Statutes 2012 447.31

Hours for voting, Minn. Statutes 2012 204C.05, 2012 205.175

Indigent persons, application for hospitalization, duties, Minn. Statutes 2012 261.22

Lawsuits against town, Minn. Statutes 2012 365.40

Liquor licensees, convictions, notice received, Minn. Statutes 2012 340A.905

Local election official, defined, Minn. Statutes 2012 200.02

Local relief associations, duties, Minn. Statutes 2012 423A.171 to 2012 423A.19

Memberships, State Voting Systems Contracts Advisory Committee, Minn. Statutes 2012 206.805

Messengers, see under ELECTIONS

Metropolitan towns

Duties generally, Minn. Statutes 2012 368.01

Election in alternate years, Minn. Statutes 2012 367.03

Municipal clerks

Town clerks defined as, Minn. Statutes 2012 203B.01

Voting, see VOTING

Municipal elections, duties, see MUNICIPAL ELECTIONS

New towns, duties regarding, Minn. Statutes 2012 367.14

News media, and elections, duties, Minn. Statutes 2012 204C.06, 2012 206.85

Notaries public, powers of, Minn. Statutes 2012 358.15

Notices of election, Minn. Statutes 2012 204B.34, 2012 204D.22

Oaths

Duties regarding, Minn. Statutes 2012 367.10

Filing and penalties, Minn. Statutes 2012 367.25

Power to administer, Minn. Statutes 2012 358.10

Office hours, elections, Minn. Statutes 2012 203B.085

Offices, location, Minn. Statutes 2012 367.13

Optical scan voting systems, testing, Minn. Statutes 2012 206.83

Option B towns

Appointment procedures, Minn. Statutes 2012 367.30

Election, Minn. Statutes 2012 367.03

Incumbent clerks, Minn. Statutes 2012 367.34

Option C towns, town administrator, designation as, Minn. Statutes 2012 367.35

Option D towns, combined with treasurer's office

Abandonment, duties, Minn. Statutes 2012 367.36

Adoption by election, Minn. Statutes 2012 367.30, 2012 367.31, 2012 367.34, 2012 367.36

Appointment, Minn. Statutes 2012 367.30

Duties of, Minn. Statutes 2012 367.36

Election of clerk-treasurer, Minn. Statutes 2012 367.30, 2012 367.31, 2012 367.34, 2012 367.36

Terms of office, Minn. Statutes 2012 367.03

Town treasurer as incumbent, Minn. Statutes 2012 367.30, 2012 367.36

Optional plans, Minn. Statutes 2012 367.31

Ordinances, Minn. Statutes 2012 365.125, 2012 368.01, 2012 599.13

Polling places, duties, see POLLING PLACES

Posting (notices), duties regarding, Minn. Statutes 2012 367.11

Public improvements, cancellation, notice received, Minn. Statutes 2012 435.202

Rabies proclamations, posting and publication, Minn. Statutes 2012 35.68

Records and record keeping

Annexation, joint information meetings, Minn. Statutes 2012 414.0333

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2012 367.11

Voter registration, see Records and record keeping under VOTER REGISTRATION

Refunds, Minn. Statutes 2012 435.202

Removal, Minn. Statutes 2012 365.37

Reports given

Dog licenses, Minn. Statutes 2012 347.12, 2012 347.19

Electronic voting systems, plans, Minn. Statutes 2012 206.82

Financial reports, Minn. Statutes 2012 471.76

Financial statements, Minn. Statutes 2012 471.697

Statement of tax collections, Minn. Statutes 2012 471.69

Town board of audit, financial report, Minn. Statutes 2012 366.21

University of Minnesota hospitals, cases for treatment, Minn. Statutes 2012 158.03

Voter registration, violations, Minn. Statutes 2012 201.27

Representatives, election observers, conduct at polling places, Minn. Statutes 2012 204C.06

Roads taken over as trunk highways, proceedings, documents, and plats, Minn. Statutes 2012 161.19

Special elections, duties, see SPECIAL ELECTIONS

Special fire protection districts, dissolution, Minn. Statutes 2012 368.85

Special or local laws, approval, Minn. Statutes 2012 645.021

Special town meetings, Minn. Statutes 2012 365.53

Specific parts of land, conveyances, subdivisions, Minn. Statutes 2012 272.162

State Building Code, enforcement, notice, Minn. Statutes 2012 326B.121

State Voting Systems Contracts Advisory Committee, membership, Minn. Statutes 2012 206.805

Subdivision regulations, Minn. Statutes 2012 462.358

Subordinate service districts, duties, Minn. Statutes 2012 365A.04, 2012 365A.095

Surety bonds, Minn. Statutes 2012 368.01

Taconite municipal aid, distribution, Minn. Statutes 2012 298.282

Tax-forfeited lands, declaration of reversion, notice, Minn. Statutes 2012 282.01

Town bridges, Minn. Statutes 2012 164.12, 2012 164.15

Town meetings, Minn. Statutes 2012 365.51, 2012 365.53, 2012 365.55

Town officers, resignations, notice, Minn. Statutes 2012 367.02

Town real estate assessment rolls, reports received, Minn. Statutes 2012 274.18

Town roads

Drainage tax, referendum, Minn. Statutes 2012 164.05

Impassable roads, complaints, Minn. Statutes 2012 163.16

Maps, Minn. Statutes 2012 164.35

Petitions to establish, alter or vacate, Minn. Statutes 2012 164.07

Towns, petitions to form or change, notice received, Minn. Statutes 2012 379.03

Training for election officials, Minn. Statutes 2012 204B.25, 2012 204B.28

Vacancies in office, Minn. Statutes 2012 367.03

Violations and penalties

Conflicts of interest, Minn. Statutes 2012 365.37, 2012 609B.180

Elections, Minn. Statutes 2012 201.27, 2012 204C.41, 2012 211A.05

Voter registration violations, failure to report, Minn. Statutes 2012 201.27

Voting machines and systems, rules or laws, violations, Minn. Statutes 2012 206.66

Voter registration duties, see VOTER REGISTRATION

Voting machines and systems

Duties, see VOTING MACHINES AND SYSTEMS

Rules or laws, violations, Minn. Statutes 2012 206.66

Voting precincts

Boundary corrections, Minn. Statutes 2012 204B.14, 2012 204B.146

Maps, duties, Minn. Statutes 2012 201.061, 2012 204B.14

Voting returns, summary statements, Minn. Statutes 2012 204C.26, 2012 204C.27

Voting systems, Minn. Statutes 2012 206.82, 2012 206.83, 2012 206.85

Voting, duties, see VOTING

Western Lake Superior Sanitary District, comprehensive plan, notice, Minn. Statutes 2012 458D.05