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TOWN OFFICERS AND EMPLOYEES

Appearance, conciliation court, appearance for township, Minn. Statutes 2013 491A.02

Appointments

Counties, duties regarding, Minn. Statutes 2013 365.59

Option plans, election for, Minn. Statutes 2013 367.30, 2013 367.31, 2013 367.35

Vacancies in office, Minn. Statutes 2013 367.03

Armed forces members, salary differential, Minn. Statutes 2013 471.975

Assessors, see TOWN ASSESSORS

Attorney fees

Reimbursement, Minn. Statutes 2013 465.76

Tax collection lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2013 272.30

Attorney general, opinions given on request, Minn. Statutes 2013 8.07

Attorneys

Excessive soil loss, town attorney may perform duties of county attorney, Minn. Statutes 2013 103F.435

General proceedings, Minn. Statutes 2013 366.01

Lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2013 278.05, 2013 366.16

Municipal ballot preparation, duties regarding, Minn. Statutes 2013 204D.04

Notice given to, Minn. Statutes 2013 278.05

Requests by, attorney general opinions, Minn. Statutes 2013 8.07

Ballots, municipal elections, see Municipal ballots under BALLOTS

Benefits, exclusion from total compensation, Minn. Statutes 2013 43A.17

Blind persons, employment, Minn. Statutes 2013 256C.01

Boards of health, establishment, Minn. Statutes 2013 368.01

Bomb disposal units, workers' compensation, Minn. Statutes 2013 176.192

Bonds (officers and fiduciaries)

Approvals, Minn. Statutes 2013 574.20

Cemetery care and improvement fund managers, Minn. Statutes 2013 306.44

Examination of accounts, Minn. Statutes 2013 574.23

Execution procedures, Minn. Statutes 2013 367.23

Failure to file, Minn. Statutes 2013 609.435

Filing, Minn. Statutes 2013 358.11, 2013 367.25

General powers, Minn. Statutes 2013 366.01

Lawsuits on, Minn. Statutes 2013 574.25

Peace officers, Minn. Statutes 2013 367.22

Town treasurers, duties, Minn. Statutes 2013 367.15, 2013 367.23

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

Business liaisons, transportation construction, Minn. Statutes 2013 160.165

Business meetings, attendance at, funding by town boards of supervisors, Minn. Statutes 2013 366.01

Candidates for office

Affidavits of candidacy, Minn. Statutes 2013 204B.06, 2013 205.13

Filing, procedures, Minn. Statutes 2013 205.065

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2013 205.13

Nominating petitions, signatures, Minn. Statutes 2013 204B.08

Certificates and certification, false certification, Minn. Statutes 2013 609.65

Child care expenses, advisory councils and committees, members, Minn. Statutes 2013 15.059

City planners, zoning regulations, duties, Minn. Statutes 2013 366.17

Claims against the state

Permitting false claims against the government, Minn. Statutes 2013 609.455

Presenting false claims to, Minn. Statutes 2013 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 2013 357.13

Armed forces members, reserve forces, salary differential, Minn. Statutes 2013 471.975

Assignment, sale, or transfer, rights, Minn. Statutes 2013 181.063

Attachment, Minn. Statutes 2013 570.071

Comparable worth, see COMPARABLE WORTH

Determination of, Minn. Statutes 2013 367.05

Employees transferred to local social services agency, Minn. Statutes 2013 256D.20

Fees, exclusion from salary, Minn. Statutes 2013 357.33

Garnishment, Minn. Statutes 2013 571.77

General powers, Minn. Statutes 2013 367.05

Imprest funds, disbursements from prohibited, Minn. Statutes 2013 366.01

National Guard members, reserve forces, salary differential, Minn. Statutes 2013 471.975

Receipt of unauthorized compensation, Minn. Statutes 2013 609.45

Salary limits, Minn. Statutes 2013 43A.17

Severance pay, Minn. Statutes 2013 465.72, 2013 465.721, 2013 465.722

Unauthorized, Minn. Statutes 2013 609.45

Contracts and agreements, bonds (public debt), disclosure agreements regarding, Minn. Statutes 2013 475.60

Costs and disbursements (courts), reimbursement, Minn. Statutes 2013 465.76

Damages, tax collection lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2013 272.30

Deferred compensation, see STATE DEFERRED COMPENSATION PLAN

Definitions

Bribery, Minn. Statutes 2013 609.415

Free speech, participation in government, Minn. Statutes 2013 554.01

Social Security law, Minn. Statutes 2013 355.01

Workers' compensation, Minn. Statutes 2013 176.011

Departments, boards, establishment generally, Minn. Statutes 2013 368.01

Deputy clerks, Minn. Statutes 2013 367.05, 2013 367.12

Digital signatures, Minn. Statutes 2013 471.381

Disabled persons, employment, Minn. Statutes 2013 256C.01

Disclosure, bonds (public debt), disclosure agreements, Minn. Statutes 2013 475.60

Election of

Contests, see Contested elections under ELECTIONS

Generally, see MUNICIPAL ELECTIONS

Notice, Minn. Statutes 2013 204B.34

Recounts, see under BALLOTS

Special election meeting, Minn. Statutes 2013 365.59

Ten year lapse of election, dissolution of town, Minn. Statutes 2013 368.47

Terms of office, Minn. Statutes 2013 367.03

Town meeting, Minn. Statutes 2013 365.10, 2013 365.51

Enforcement of law, aeronautics, Minn. Statutes 2013 360.015

Engineers, zoning regulations, duties, Minn. Statutes 2013 366.17

Excluded from executive branch, Minn. Statutes 2013 43A.02

Expenses

Child care, advisory council and committee members, Minn. Statutes 2013 15.059

Reimbursement, Minn. Statutes 2013 43A.17

Travel, Minn. Statutes 2013 15.435, 2013 367.05, 2013 367.11

Fair Labor Standards Act, exclusion, Minn. Statutes 2013 177.23

Fence viewers, Minn. Statutes 2013 344.01 to 2013 344.20, 2013 383C.809

Fire marshals, fireworks, confiscation, Minn. Statutes 2013 624.24

Force, grounds for use, Minn. Statutes 2013 609.06

General powers, categories of activities, Minn. Statutes 2013 365.10

Holidays, religious, Minn. Statutes 2013 15A.22

Hours of work

Overtime, Minn. Statutes 2013 176.021, 2013 177.25

Town board, determination, Minn. Statutes 2013 367.05

Impersonating, Minn. Statutes 2013 609.475

Imprest fund custodian, appointment and duties, Minn. Statutes 2013 366.01

Indemnification, exception, Minn. Statutes 2013 181.970

Insurance

Group insurance, bidding requirement, exemption, Minn. Statutes 2013 43A.316

Long-term care insurance, Minn. Statutes 2013 471.61

Public employees insurance program, see under PUBLIC EMPLOYEES

Self-insurance employee health plans, Minn. Statutes 2013 471.617

Interchange among government agencies, Minn. Statutes 2013 15.51 to 2013 15.58

Lawsuits

Continuance, under option plans, Minn. Statutes 2013 367.32

Naming and defense proceedings, Minn. Statutes 2013 365.40

Notification proceedings, Minn. Statutes 2013 365.38

Payment and execution proceedings, Minn. Statutes 2013 365.41

Property taxes, Minn. Statutes 2013 278.05

Public participation lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2013 554.02

Tax administration violations, Minn. Statutes 2013 270C.85

Tax collection, lawsuits against officers or employees, Minn. Statutes 2013 272.30

Layoffs, community corrections programs, Minn. Statutes 2013 401.04

Leaves of absence

Athletic leave of absence, Minn. Statutes 2013 15.62

Elective office, Minn. Statutes 2013 3.088

Military or uniformed service, Minn. Statutes 2013 192.261

Sick leave, see same under this topic

Liability

Closed or barricaded roads, use, Minn. Statutes 2013 164.152

Continuance, under option plans, Minn. Statutes 2013 367.32

Contracts requiring excess property tax levies for payment, Minn. Statutes 2013 275.27

Government immunity, Minn. Statutes 2013 466.03

Indemnification, Minn. Statutes 2013 466.07

Limitation of liability, Minn. Statutes 2013 466.04

Personal liability, Minn. Statutes 2013 365.41

Town treasurers, see same under this topic

Unauthorized credit card purchases, Minn. Statutes 2013 471.381

Metropolitan towns, terms of offices, Minn. Statutes 2013 367.03

Mileage allowances, generally, Minn. Statutes 2013 471.665

Military or uniformed service

Leaves of absence, Minn. Statutes 2013 192.26, 2013 192.261

Pension and retirement rights, preserved, Minn. Statutes 2013 192.262

Reemployment rights, Minn. Statutes 2013 192.261

Salary differential, reserve forces on active duty, Minn. Statutes 2013 471.975

Misconduct, Minn. Statutes 2013 609.43

Moderators for town meetings, Minn. Statutes 2013 365.50, 2013 365.56

Motor vehicles

Publicly owned, personal use, Minn. Statutes 2013 471.666

Rideshare program vehicles, Minn. Statutes 2013 174.257

National Guard members, see NATIONAL GUARD

New towns, terms of office, Minn. Statutes 2013 367.03

Nonconsensual common law liens, presumptions, Minn. Statutes 2013 514.99

Oaths of office, Minn. Statutes 2013 358.11, 2013 367.25

Option A towns, Minn. Statutes 2013 367.03, 2013 367.33

Option B towns

Terms of office, Minn. Statutes 2013 367.03

Treasurers, see Town treasurers under this topic

Option C towns, administrators, Minn. Statutes 2013 367.30, 2013 367.31, 2013 367.35

Option D towns

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

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2013 367.03

Overtime, Minn. Statutes 2013 176.021, 2013 177.25

Payments by, voter registration, costs, Minn. Statutes 2013 201.211

Payments to

Advance payments, Minn. Statutes 2013 357.13

Fees, exclusion from salary, Minn. Statutes 2013 357.33

Illegal fees, treble damages, Minn. Statutes 2013 357.29

Witness fees, exclusion, Minn. Statutes 2013 357.23

Payroll deductions, individual annuity contracts, purchasing, Minn. Statutes 2013 471.426

Peace officers, see Towns under PEACE OFFICERS

Planning and zoning commissions, zoning, duties regarding, Minn. Statutes 2013 366.17

Political activities, Minn. Statutes 2013 211B.09, 2013 211B.19

Poor relief workers, Minn. Statutes 2013 256D.20, 2013 261.002

Powers, peace officers, Minn. Statutes 2013 436.05

Property held in custody by, interference with, Minn. Statutes 2013 609.47

Property taxes, copies to, petitions for objections or defenses, Minn. Statutes 2013 278.01

Public office, Minn. Statutes 2013 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 2013 367.01

Voter registration, duties, failure to perform or enforce, Minn. Statutes 2013 201.27

Reinstatements, military or uniformed service completed, Minn. Statutes 2013 192.261

Reports given

Debt service deficiencies, Minn. Statutes 2013 475A.04

Voter registration, violations, Minn. Statutes 2013 201.27

Residence, change, vacancies in office, Minn. Statutes 2013 351.02

Resignations, town board, duties, Minn. Statutes 2013 367.02

Retirement

Elected officials, Minn. Statutes 2013 353D.01

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2013 353.01

Supplemental pensions, local plans, establishment, Minn. Statutes 2013 356.24

Rideshare program, generally, Minn. Statutes 2013 174.257

Road authorities, see under TOWN ROADS

Severance pay

Highly compensated employees, Minn. Statutes 2013 465.722

Treatment, Minn. Statutes 2013 465.72, 2013 465.721

Sick leave

Accumulated credits, workers' compensation, use, Minn. Statutes 2013 176.021

Compensation plan, Minn. Statutes 2013 43A.17

Elected officials, Minn. Statutes 2013 471.66

Exclusion from severance pay, Minn. Statutes 2013 465.72, 2013 465.722

Reinstatements, military service completed, Minn. Statutes 2013 192.261

Unused sick leave, Minn. Statutes 2013 471.66

Signatures, electronic approvals, Minn. Statutes 2013 471.381

Snow removal workers, deemed as employees, Minn. Statutes 2013 160.21

State funds, failure to pay over, Minn. Statutes 2013 609.445

Surplus property, sales to, Minn. Statutes 2013 15.054

Terms of office, Minn. Statutes 2013 367.03

Testimony, impassable town roads, Minn. Statutes 2013 163.16

Town administrators, option C towns, Minn. Statutes 2013 367.30, 2013 367.31, 2013 367.35

Town assessors, see TOWN ASSESSORS

Town roads, duties, see TOWN ROADS

Town treasurers

Appeals by, Minn. Statutes 2013 276.11

Approvals by, public works contractors payment and performance bonds, Minn. Statutes 2013 574.28

Audited accounts, Minn. Statutes 2013 367.18

Bonds (officers and fiduciaries), Minn. Statutes 2013 367.15, 2013 367.23

Bonds (public debt), duties regarding, Minn. Statutes 2013 475.69

Candidate filings, duties regarding, Minn. Statutes 2013 367.12

Compensation and salaries, Minn. Statutes 2013 367.05

Depository selection, Minn. Statutes 2013 118A.02, 2013 366.07

Deposits, duties regarding, Minn. Statutes 2013 118A.02, 2013 366.01, 2013 366.08

Deputy treasurers, Minn. Statutes 2013 367.05, 2013 367.161

Financial statements, Minn. Statutes 2013 367.16

Funds and accounts, duties, Minn. Statutes 2013 367.16

Liability, Minn. Statutes 2013 118A.02, 2013 366.01, 2013 366.08

Metropolitan towns, elections, Minn. Statutes 2013 367.03

Neglect of duty by, Minn. Statutes 2013 367.17, 2013 609B.181

Notice received, Minn. Statutes 2013 435.202

Option B towns, Minn. Statutes 2013 367.03, 2013 367.30, 2013 367.34

Option D towns, Minn. Statutes 2013 367.03, 2013 367.30, 2013 367.31, 2013 367.36

Order of payment, interest, Minn. Statutes 2013 367.19

Payments by, duties, Minn. Statutes 2013 412.081

Record keeping, Minn. Statutes 2013 65A.50, 2013 367.16, 2013 475.70

Reports given, Minn. Statutes 2013 471.70, 2013 475A.04

Successors, duties to, Minn. Statutes 2013 367.16

Towns, outstanding obligations, Minn. Statutes 2013 471.70

Town zoning commissioners, Minn. Statutes 2013 366.16

Township telephone systems, see under MUNICIPALLY OWNED UTILITIES

Travel expenses

Airline credits or benefits, reporting, Minn. Statutes 2013 15.435

Authorization of, Minn. Statutes 2013 367.05

Statements of, Minn. Statutes 2013 367.11

Tuberculosis, contracting

Labor and Industry Department, duties, Minn. Statutes 2013 175.17

Workers' Compensation Court of Appeals, appellate jurisdiction, Minn. Statutes 2013 175A.01

Unauthorized compensation, Minn. Statutes 2013 609.45

Unemployment insurance, see UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE

Vacancies in elective offices

Active duty by incumbents, Minn. Statutes 2013 192.263

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2013 367.03

Military service, Minn. Statutes 2013 192.26 to 2013 192.29

Residence, change, Minn. Statutes 2013 351.02

Special municipal elections, Minn. Statutes 2013 205.10

Town treasurers, Minn. Statutes 2013 367.16

Vacations

Accumulated credits, Minn. Statutes 2013 176.021

Compensation plan, Minn. Statutes 2013 43A.17

Exclusion from severance pay, Minn. Statutes 2013 465.72, 2013 465.722

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2013 471.66

Reinstatements, military service completed, Minn. Statutes 2013 192.261

Violations and penalties, voter registration, duties, failure to perform or enforce, Minn. Statutes 2013 201.27

Workers' compensation insurance, premiums, computation, Minn. Statutes 2013 79.211

Workers' compensation

Bomb disposal units, Minn. Statutes 2013 176.192

Definitions, Minn. Statutes 2013 176.011