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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 2015 274.01, 2015 274.03

Audits and examinations

Contested claims, copies, service of process on, Minn. Statutes 2015 6.59

Costs, collection, notice received, Minn. Statutes 2015 6.57

Duties regarding, Minn. Statutes 2015 6.55

Auxiliary forests, notice received, Minn. Statutes 2015 88.49

Bonds (officers and fiduciaries)

Duties regarding, Minn. Statutes 2015 367.10

Filing and penalties, Minn. Statutes 2015 367.23, 2015 367.25

Peace officers' bonds, terms of, Minn. Statutes 2015 367.22

Campaign financing, duties, Minn. Statutes 2015 211A.02, 2015 211A.05, 2015 211A.09, 2015 211B.17

Certificates of indebtedness, equipment purchases, Minn. Statutes 2015 368.01

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

Compensation and salaries

Determination of, Minn. Statutes 2015 367.05

Elections, recounts, Minn. Statutes 2015 204C.35, 2015 204C.36

Conflicts of interest, violations, penalties, Minn. Statutes 2015 365.37

County seats, changing, referendum, Minn. Statutes 2015 372.06

Deeds, formalities and procedures, Minn. Statutes 2015 365.05

Definitions

Campaign finance reporting, Minn. Statutes 2015 211A.01

Elections, Minn. Statutes 2015 200.02

Deputy clerks

Appointment and general duties, Minn. Statutes 2015 367.12

Compensation and salaries, Minn. Statutes 2015 367.05

Dissolution of town, duties regarding, Minn. Statutes 2015 368.47

Documents

Duties regarding, Minn. Statutes 2015 367.11

New town organization, Minn. Statutes 2015 367.14

Dog licenses, duties, Minn. Statutes 2015 347.11, 2015 347.12, 2015 347.19

Duties, generally, Minn. Statutes 2015 367.11

Election contests, Minn. Statutes 2015 209.021, 2015 209.05

Election judges, Minn. Statutes 2015 204B.19, 2015 204B.195, 2015 204B.23

Elections messengers, Minn. Statutes 2015 204C.29

Elections

Deceptive practices, reports received, Minn. Statutes 2015 204C.035

Publications and instructions, copies to, Minn. Statutes 2015 204B.27

Electronic voting systems, duties, see ELECTRONIC VOTING SYSTEMS

Filing with

Absentee ballot applications, Australian ballot system elections, Minn. Statutes 2015 203B.05

Annexation ordinances and petitions, Minn. Statutes 2015 414.033

Audits and examinations, reports, Minn. Statutes 2015 6.51

Bridges from islands in meandered lakes, plans and specifications, Minn. Statutes 2015 164.15

Campaign financial reports, Minn. Statutes 2015 211A.02

Certificates of indebtedness, Minn. Statutes 2015 366.095

County highways, resolutions for abandonment, Minn. Statutes 2015 163.11

County seats, changing, notice of referendum, Minn. Statutes 2015 372.05

Damage claims, dogs, damage to domestic animals, Minn. Statutes 2015 347.15

Duplicate warrants, affidavits, Minn. Statutes 2015 471.415

Elections, recounts, Minn. Statutes 2015 204C.35, 2015 204C.36

Estrays, Minn. Statutes 2015 346.02, 2015 346.03

Financial reports, Minn. Statutes 2015 471.697

Hospital district board candidates, affidavits of candidacy, Minn. Statutes 2015 447.32

Itemized statements, repair of town bridges by counties, Minn. Statutes 2015 165.12

Land, applications for dedication for roads or cartways, Minn. Statutes 2015 164.15

Law enforcement officials, bonds, Minn. Statutes 2015 367.22

Lawsuits, statements of claims, Minn. Statutes 2015 365.38

Major purchases, petition for election, Minn. Statutes 2015 365.025

Minutes, town meetings, Minn. Statutes 2015 365.55

Model codes adopted by reference, Minn. Statutes 2015 471.62

Municipal elections, Minn. Statutes 2015 205.13

Notice of election to separate from statutory city, Minn. Statutes 2015 365.44

Oaths of office, Minn. Statutes 2015 358.11

Official maps of land for public use, Minn. Statutes 2015 394.361

Petition to dissolve town, Minn. Statutes 2015 365.45

Pounds, receipts of animal sales, Minn. Statutes 2015 367.24

Property taxes, Minn. Statutes 2015 276.11

Rabies proclamations, Minn. Statutes 2015 35.68

Redistricting plans, Minn. Statutes 2015 2.91

Resolutions approving subdivision of land outside municipality, Minn. Statutes 2015 462.36

Road construction, Minn. Statutes 2015 160.17

Special town meetings, notice, Minn. Statutes 2015 365.52

State statutes and rules adopted by reference, Minn. Statutes 2015 471.62

Tax records, Minn. Statutes 2015 368.85

Timely delivery, Minn. Statutes 2015 645.151

Town cemeteries, maps and plats, Minn. Statutes 2015 365.26

Town officers, bonds, Minn. Statutes 2015 367.23

Town roads, Minn. Statutes 2015 164.07

Town treasurer's statement of payments, Minn. Statutes 2015 367.16

Unearned wages, Minn. Statutes 2015 181.07

Volunteer firefighter relief associations, actuarial valuations, Minn. Statutes 2015 424A.093

Fires

Causes, origins, and circumstances, Minn. Statutes 2015 299F.04

Violations, Minn. Statutes 2015 299F.20

Funds and accounts

Audited accounts, payment and form, Minn. Statutes 2015 367.18

Deposits, Minn. Statutes 2015 366.01

Posting and reading of financial statement, Minn. Statutes 2015 366.22

Town board of audit, duties regarding, Minn. Statutes 2015 366.21

General elections, duties, see GENERAL ELECTIONS

Hearings, city councils, Minn. Statutes 2015 435.19

Help America Vote Act, complaints procedures, Minn. Statutes 2015 200.04

Hospital district resolutions, Minn. Statutes 2015 447.31

Hours for voting, Minn. Statutes 2015 204C.05, 2015 205.175

Indigent persons, application for hospitalization, duties, Minn. Statutes 2015 261.22

Lawsuits against town, Minn. Statutes 2015 365.40

Liquor licensees, convictions, notice received, Minn. Statutes 2015 340A.905

Local election official, defined, Minn. Statutes 2015 200.02

Messengers, see under ELECTIONS

Metropolitan towns

Duties generally, Minn. Statutes 2015 368.01

Election in alternate years, Minn. Statutes 2015 367.03

Municipal clerks

Town clerks defined as, Minn. Statutes 2015 203B.01

Voting, see VOTING

Municipal elections, duties, see MUNICIPAL ELECTIONS

New towns, duties regarding, Minn. Statutes 2015 367.14

News media, and elections, duties, Minn. Statutes 2015 204C.06, 2015 206.85

Notaries public, powers of, Minn. Statutes 2015 358.15

Notices of election, Minn. Statutes 2015 204B.34, 2015 204D.22

Oaths

Duties regarding, Minn. Statutes 2015 367.10

Filing and penalties, Minn. Statutes 2015 367.25

Power to administer, Minn. Statutes 2015 358.10

Office hours, elections, Minn. Statutes 2015 203B.085

Offices, location, Minn. Statutes 2015 367.13

Optical scan voting systems, testing, Minn. Statutes 2015 206.83

Option B towns

Appointment procedures, Minn. Statutes 2015 367.30

Election, Minn. Statutes 2015 367.03

Incumbent clerks, Minn. Statutes 2015 367.34

Option C towns, town administrator, designation as, Minn. Statutes 2015 367.35

Option D towns, combined with treasurer's office

Abandonment, duties, Minn. Statutes 2015 367.36

Adoption by election, Minn. Statutes 2015 367.30, 2015 367.31, 2015 367.34, 2015 367.36

Appointment, Minn. Statutes 2015 367.30

Duties of, Minn. Statutes 2015 367.36

Election of clerk-treasurer, Minn. Statutes 2015 367.30, 2015 367.31, 2015 367.34, 2015 367.36

Terms of office, Minn. Statutes 2015 367.03

Town treasurer as incumbent, Minn. Statutes 2015 367.30, 2015 367.36

Optional plans, Minn. Statutes 2015 367.31

Ordinances, Minn. Statutes 2015 365.125, 2015 368.01, 2015 599.13

Polling places, duties, see POLLING PLACES

Posting (notices), duties regarding, Minn. Statutes 2015 367.11

Public improvements, cancellation, notice received, Minn. Statutes 2015 435.202

Rabies proclamations, posting and publication, Minn. Statutes 2015 35.68

Records and record keeping

Annexation, joint information meetings, Minn. Statutes 2015 414.0333

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2015 367.11

Voter registration, see Records and record keeping under VOTER REGISTRATION

Refunds, Minn. Statutes 2015 435.202

Removal, Minn. Statutes 2015 365.37

Reports given

Dog licenses, Minn. Statutes 2015 347.12, 2015 347.19

Electronic voting systems, plans, Minn. Statutes 2015 206.82

Financial reports, Minn. Statutes 2015 471.76

Financial statements, Minn. Statutes 2015 471.697

Statement of tax collections, Minn. Statutes 2015 471.69

Town board of audit, financial report, Minn. Statutes 2015 366.21

Voter registration, violations, Minn. Statutes 2015 201.27

Representatives, election observers, conduct at polling places, Minn. Statutes 2015 204C.06

Roads taken over as trunk highways, proceedings, documents, and plats, Minn. Statutes 2015 161.19

Special elections, duties, see SPECIAL ELECTIONS

Special fire protection districts, dissolution, Minn. Statutes 2015 368.85

Special or local laws, approval, Minn. Statutes 2015 645.021

Special town meetings, Minn. Statutes 2015 365.53

Specific parts of land, conveyances, subdivisions, Minn. Statutes 2015 272.162

State Building Code, enforcement, notice, Minn. Statutes 2015 326B.121

Subdivision regulations, Minn. Statutes 2015 462.358

Subordinate service districts, duties, Minn. Statutes 2015 365A.04, 2015 365A.095

Surety bonds, Minn. Statutes 2015 368.01

Taconite municipal aid, distribution, Minn. Statutes 2015 298.282

Tax-forfeited lands, declaration of reversion, notice, Minn. Statutes 2015 282.01

Town bridges, Minn. Statutes 2015 164.12, 2015 164.15

Town meetings, Minn. Statutes 2015 365.51, 2015 365.53, 2015 365.55

Town officers, resignations, notice, Minn. Statutes 2015 367.02

Town real estate assessment rolls, reports received, Minn. Statutes 2015 274.18

Town roads

Impassable roads, complaints, Minn. Statutes 2015 163.16

Maps, Minn. Statutes 2015 164.35

Petitions to establish, alter or vacate, Minn. Statutes 2015 164.07

Towns, petitions to form or change, notice received, Minn. Statutes 2015 379.03

Training for election officials, Minn. Statutes 2015 204B.25, 2015 204B.28

Vacancies in office, Minn. Statutes 2015 367.03

Violations and penalties

Conflicts of interest, Minn. Statutes 2015 365.37, 2015 609B.180

Elections, Minn. Statutes 2015 201.27, 2015 204C.41, 2015 211A.05

Voter registration violations, failure to report, Minn. Statutes 2015 201.27

Voting machines and systems, rules or laws, violations, Minn. Statutes 2015 206.66

Voter registration duties, see VOTER REGISTRATION

Voting machines and systems

Duties, see VOTING MACHINES AND SYSTEMS

Rules or laws, violations, Minn. Statutes 2015 206.66

Voting precincts

Boundary corrections, Minn. Statutes 2015 204B.14, 2015 204B.146

Maps, duties, Minn. Statutes 2015 201.061, 2015 204B.14

Voting returns, summary statements, Minn. Statutes 2015 204C.26, 2015 204C.27

Voting systems, Minn. Statutes 2015 206.82, 2015 206.83, 2015 206.85

Voting, duties, see VOTING

Western Lake Superior Sanitary District, comprehensive plan, notice, Minn. Statutes 2015 458D.05