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TOWN OFFICERS AND EMPLOYEES

Appearance, conciliation court, appearance for township, Minn. Statutes 2017 491A.02

Appointments

Counties, duties regarding, Minn. Statutes 2017 365.59

Option plans, election for, Minn. Statutes 2017 367.30, 2017 367.31, 2017 367.35

Vacancies in office, Minn. Statutes 2017 367.03

Armed forces members, salary differential, Minn. Statutes 2017 471.975

Assessors, see TOWN ASSESSORS

Attorney fees

Reimbursement, Minn. Statutes 2017 465.76

Tax collection lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2017 272.30

Attorney general, opinions given on request, Minn. Statutes 2017 8.07

Attorneys

Excessive soil loss, town attorney may perform duties of county attorney, Minn. Statutes 2017 103F.435

General proceedings, Minn. Statutes 2017 366.01

Lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2017 278.05, 2017 366.16

Municipal ballot preparation, duties regarding, Minn. Statutes 2017 204D.04

Notice given to, Minn. Statutes 2017 278.05

Requests by, attorney general opinions, Minn. Statutes 2017 8.07

Ballots, municipal elections, see Municipal ballots under BALLOTS

Benefits, exclusion from total compensation, Minn. Statutes 2017 43A.17

Blind persons, employment, Minn. Statutes 2017 256C.01

Bomb disposal units, workers' compensation, Minn. Statutes 2017 176.192

Bonds (officers and fiduciaries)

Approvals, Minn. Statutes 2017 574.20

Cemetery care and improvement fund managers, Minn. Statutes 2017 306.44

Examination of accounts, Minn. Statutes 2017 574.23

Execution procedures, Minn. Statutes 2017 367.23

Failure to file, Minn. Statutes 2017 609.435

Filing, Minn. Statutes 2017 358.11, 2017 367.25

General powers, Minn. Statutes 2017 366.01

Lawsuits on, Minn. Statutes 2017 574.25

Peace officers, Minn. Statutes 2017 367.22

Town treasurers, duties, Minn. Statutes 2017 367.15, 2017 367.23

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

Business liaisons, transportation construction, Minn. Statutes 2017 160.165

Business meetings, attendance at, funding by town boards of supervisors, Minn. Statutes 2017 366.01

Candidates for office

Affidavits of candidacy, Minn. Statutes 2017 204B.06, 2017 205.13

Filing, procedures, Minn. Statutes 2017 205.065

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2017 205.13

Nominating petitions, signatures, Minn. Statutes 2017 204B.08

Certificates and certification, false certification, Minn. Statutes 2017 609.65

Child care expenses, advisory councils and committees, members, Minn. Statutes 2017 15.059

City planners, zoning regulations, duties, Minn. Statutes 2017 366.17

Claims against the state

Permitting false claims against the government, Minn. Statutes 2017 609.455

Presenting false claims to, Minn. Statutes 2017 609.465

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

Clerks, see TOWN CLERKS

Community health boards, establishment, Minn. Statutes 2017 368.01

Compensation and salaries

Advance payments, Minn. Statutes 2017 357.13

Armed forces members, reserve forces, salary differential, Minn. Statutes 2017 471.975

Assignment, sale, or transfer, rights, Minn. Statutes 2017 181.063

Attachment, Minn. Statutes 2017 570.071

Comparable worth, see COMPARABLE WORTH

Determination of, Minn. Statutes 2017 367.05

Employees transferred to local social services agency, Minn. Statutes 2017 256D.20

Fees, exclusion from salary, Minn. Statutes 2017 357.33

Garnishment, Minn. Statutes 2017 571.77

General powers, Minn. Statutes 2017 367.05

Imprest funds, disbursements from prohibited, Minn. Statutes 2017 366.01

National Guard members, reserve forces, salary differential, Minn. Statutes 2017 471.975

Receipt of unauthorized compensation, Minn. Statutes 2017 609.45

Salary limits, Minn. Statutes 2017 43A.17

Severance pay, Minn. Statutes 2017 465.72, 2017 465.721, 2017 465.722

Unauthorized, Minn. Statutes 2017 609.45

Contracts and agreements, bonds (public debt), disclosure agreements regarding, Minn. Statutes 2017 475.60

Costs and disbursements (courts), reimbursement, Minn. Statutes 2017 465.76

Damages, tax collection lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2017 272.30

Deferred compensation, see STATE DEFERRED COMPENSATION PLAN

Definitions

Bribery, Minn. Statutes 2017 609.415

Free speech, participation in government, Minn. Statutes 2017 554.01

Social Security law, Minn. Statutes 2017 355.01

Workers' compensation, Minn. Statutes 2017 176.011

Departments, boards, establishment generally, Minn. Statutes 2017 368.01

Deputy clerks, Minn. Statutes 2017 367.05, 2017 367.12

Digital signatures, Minn. Statutes 2017 471.381

Disabled persons, employment, Minn. Statutes 2017 256C.01

Disclosure, bonds (public debt), disclosure agreements, Minn. Statutes 2017 475.60

Election of

Contests, see Contested elections under ELECTIONS

Generally, see MUNICIPAL ELECTIONS

Notice, Minn. Statutes 2017 204B.34

Recounts, see under BALLOTS

Special election meeting, Minn. Statutes 2017 365.59

Ten-year lapse of election, dissolution of town, Minn. Statutes 2017 368.47

Terms of office, Minn. Statutes 2017 367.03

Town meeting, Minn. Statutes 2017 365.10, 2017 365.51

Enforcement of law, aeronautics, Minn. Statutes 2017 360.015

Engineers, zoning regulations, duties, Minn. Statutes 2017 366.17

Excluded from executive branch, Minn. Statutes 2017 43A.02

Expenses

Child care, advisory council and committee members, Minn. Statutes 2017 15.059

Reimbursement, Minn. Statutes 2017 43A.17

Travel, Minn. Statutes 2017 15.435, 2017 367.05, 2017 367.11

Fair Labor Standards Act, exclusion, Minn. Statutes 2017 177.23

Fence viewers, Minn. Statutes 2017 344.01 to 2017 344.20

Fire marshals, fireworks, confiscation, Minn. Statutes 2017 624.24

Force, grounds for use, Minn. Statutes 2017 609.06

General powers, categories of activities, Minn. Statutes 2017 365.10

Holidays, religious, Minn. Statutes 2017 15A.22

Hours of work

Overtime, Minn. Statutes 2017 176.021, 2017 177.25

Town board, determination, Minn. Statutes 2017 367.05

Impersonating, Minn. Statutes 2017 609.475

Imprest fund custodian, appointment and duties, Minn. Statutes 2017 366.01

Indemnification, exception, Minn. Statutes 2017 181.970

Insurance

Group insurance, bidding requirement, exemption, Minn. Statutes 2017 43A.316

Long-term care insurance, Minn. Statutes 2017 471.61

Public employees insurance program, see under PUBLIC EMPLOYEES

Self-insurance employee health plans, Minn. Statutes 2017 471.617

Interchange among government agencies, Minn. Statutes 2017 15.51 to 2017 15.58

Lawsuits

Continuance, under option plans, Minn. Statutes 2017 367.32

Naming and defense proceedings, Minn. Statutes 2017 365.40

Notification proceedings, Minn. Statutes 2017 365.38

Payment and execution proceedings, Minn. Statutes 2017 365.41

Property taxes, Minn. Statutes 2017 278.05

Public participation lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2017 554.02

Tax administration violations, Minn. Statutes 2017 270C.85

Tax collection, lawsuits against officers or employees, Minn. Statutes 2017 272.30

Layoffs, community corrections programs, Minn. Statutes 2017 401.04

Leaves of absence

Athletic leave of absence, Minn. Statutes 2017 15.62

Elective office, Minn. Statutes 2017 3.088

Military or uniformed service, Minn. Statutes 2017 192.261

Sick leave, see same under this topic

Liability

Closed or barricaded roads, use, Minn. Statutes 2017 164.152

Continuance, under option plans, Minn. Statutes 2017 367.32

Contracts requiring excess property tax levies for payment, Minn. Statutes 2017 275.27

Government immunity, Minn. Statutes 2017 466.03

Indemnification, Minn. Statutes 2017 466.07

Limitation of liability, Minn. Statutes 2017 466.04

Personal liability, Minn. Statutes 2017 365.41

Town treasurers, see same under this topic

Unauthorized credit card purchases, Minn. Statutes 2017 471.381

Metropolitan towns, terms of offices, Minn. Statutes 2017 367.03

Mileage allowances, generally, Minn. Statutes 2017 471.665

Military or uniformed service

Leaves of absence, Minn. Statutes 2017 192.26, 2017 192.261

Pension and retirement rights, preserved, Minn. Statutes 2017 192.262

Reemployment rights, Minn. Statutes 2017 192.261

Salary differential, reserve forces on active duty, Minn. Statutes 2017 471.975

Misconduct, Minn. Statutes 2017 609.43

Moderators for town meetings, Minn. Statutes 2017 365.50, 2017 365.56

Motor vehicles

Publicly owned, personal use, Minn. Statutes 2017 471.666

Rideshare program vehicles, Minn. Statutes 2017 174.257

National Guard members, see NATIONAL GUARD

New towns, terms of office, Minn. Statutes 2017 367.03

Nonconsensual common law liens, presumptions, Minn. Statutes 2017 514.99

Oaths of office, Minn. Statutes 2017 358.11, 2017 367.25

Option A towns, Minn. Statutes 2017 367.03, 2017 367.33

Option B towns

Terms of office, Minn. Statutes 2017 367.03

Treasurers, see Town treasurers under this topic

Option C towns, administrators, Minn. Statutes 2017 367.30, 2017 367.31, 2017 367.35

Option D towns

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

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2017 367.03

Overtime, Minn. Statutes 2017 176.021, 2017 177.25

Payments by, voter registration, costs, Minn. Statutes 2017 201.211

Payments to

Advance payments, Minn. Statutes 2017 357.13

Fees, exclusion from salary, Minn. Statutes 2017 357.33

Illegal fees, treble damages, Minn. Statutes 2017 357.29

Witness fees, exclusion, Minn. Statutes 2017 357.23

Payroll deductions, individual annuity contracts, purchasing, Minn. Statutes 2017 471.426

Peace officers, see Towns under PEACE OFFICERS

Planning and zoning commissions, zoning, duties regarding, Minn. Statutes 2017 366.17

Political activities, Minn. Statutes 2017 211B.09, 2017 211B.19

Poor relief workers, Minn. Statutes 2017 256D.20, 2017 261.002

Powers, peace officers, Minn. Statutes 2017 436.05

Property held in custody by, interference with, Minn. Statutes 2017 609.47

Property taxes, copies to, petitions for objections or defenses, Minn. Statutes 2017 278.01

Public office, Minn. Statutes 2017 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 2017 367.01

Voter registration, duties, failure to perform or enforce, Minn. Statutes 2017 201.27

Reinstatements, military or uniformed service completed, Minn. Statutes 2017 192.261

Reports given

Debt service deficiencies, Minn. Statutes 2017 475A.04

Voter registration, violations, Minn. Statutes 2017 201.27

Residence, change, vacancies in office, Minn. Statutes 2017 351.02

Resignations, town board, duties, Minn. Statutes 2017 367.02

Retirement

Elected officials, Minn. Statutes 2017 353D.01

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2017 353.01

Supplemental pensions, local plans, establishment, Minn. Statutes 2017 356.24

Rideshare program, generally, Minn. Statutes 2017 174.257

Road authorities, see under TOWN ROADS

Severance pay

Highly compensated employees, Minn. Statutes 2017 465.722

Treatment, Minn. Statutes 2017 465.72, 2017 465.721

Sick leave

Accumulated credits, workers' compensation, use, Minn. Statutes 2017 176.021

Compensation plan, Minn. Statutes 2017 43A.17

Elected officials, Minn. Statutes 2017 471.66

Exclusion from severance pay, Minn. Statutes 2017 465.72, 2017 465.722

Reinstatements, military service completed, Minn. Statutes 2017 192.261

Unused sick leave, Minn. Statutes 2017 471.66

Signatures, electronic approvals, Minn. Statutes 2017 471.381

Snow removal workers, deemed as employees, Minn. Statutes 2017 160.21

State funds, failure to pay over, Minn. Statutes 2017 609.445

Surplus property, sales to, Minn. Statutes 2017 15.054

Terms of office, Minn. Statutes 2017 367.03

Testimony, impassable town roads, Minn. Statutes 2017 163.16

Town administrators, option C towns, Minn. Statutes 2017 367.30, 2017 367.31, 2017 367.35

Town assessors, see TOWN ASSESSORS

Town roads, duties, see TOWN ROADS

Town treasurers

Appeals by, Minn. Statutes 2017 276.11

Approvals by, public works contractors payment and performance bonds, Minn. Statutes 2017 574.28

Audited accounts, Minn. Statutes 2017 367.18

Bonds (officers and fiduciaries), Minn. Statutes 2017 367.15, 2017 367.23

Bonds (public debt), duties regarding, Minn. Statutes 2017 475.69

Candidate filings, duties regarding, Minn. Statutes 2017 367.12

Compensation and salaries, Minn. Statutes 2017 367.05

Depository selection, Minn. Statutes 2017 118A.02, 2017 366.07

Deposits, duties regarding, Minn. Statutes 2017 118A.02, 2017 366.01, 2017 366.08

Deputy treasurers, Minn. Statutes 2017 367.05, 2017 367.161

Financial statements, Minn. Statutes 2017 367.16

Funds and accounts, duties, Minn. Statutes 2017 367.16

Liability, Minn. Statutes 2017 118A.02, 2017 366.01, 2017 366.08

Metropolitan towns, elections, Minn. Statutes 2017 367.03

Neglect of duty by, Minn. Statutes 2017 367.17, 2017 609B.181

Notice received, Minn. Statutes 2017 435.202

Option B towns, Minn. Statutes 2017 367.03, 2017 367.30, 2017 367.34

Option D towns, Minn. Statutes 2017 367.03, 2017 367.30, 2017 367.31, 2017 367.36

Order of payment, interest, Minn. Statutes 2017 367.19

Payments by, duties, Minn. Statutes 2017 412.081

Record keeping, Minn. Statutes 2017 65A.50, 2017 367.16, 2017 475.70

Reports given, Minn. Statutes 2017 471.70, 2017 475A.04

Successors, duties to, Minn. Statutes 2017 367.16

Towns, outstanding obligations, Minn. Statutes 2017 471.70

Town zoning commissioners, Minn. Statutes 2017 366.16

Township telephone systems, see under MUNICIPALLY OWNED UTILITIES

Travel expenses

Airline credits or benefits, reporting, Minn. Statutes 2017 15.435

Authorization of, Minn. Statutes 2017 367.05

Statements of, Minn. Statutes 2017 367.11

Tuberculosis, contracting

Labor and Industry Department, duties, Minn. Statutes 2017 175.17

Workers' Compensation Court of Appeals, appellate jurisdiction, Minn. Statutes 2017 175A.01

Unauthorized compensation, Minn. Statutes 2017 609.45

Unemployment insurance, see UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE

Vacancies in elective offices

Active duty by incumbents, Minn. Statutes 2017 192.263

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2017 367.03

Military service, Minn. Statutes 2017 192.26 to 2017 192.29

Residence, change, Minn. Statutes 2017 351.02

Special municipal elections, Minn. Statutes 2017 205.10

Town treasurers, Minn. Statutes 2017 367.16

Vacations

Accumulated credits, Minn. Statutes 2017 176.021

Compensation plan, Minn. Statutes 2017 43A.17

Exclusion from severance pay, Minn. Statutes 2017 465.72, 2017 465.722

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2017 471.66

Reinstatements, military service completed, Minn. Statutes 2017 192.261

Violations and penalties, voter registration, duties, failure to perform or enforce, Minn. Statutes 2017 201.27

Workers' compensation insurance, premiums, computation, Minn. Statutes 2017 79.211

Workers' compensation

Bomb disposal units, Minn. Statutes 2017 176.192

Definitions, Minn. Statutes 2017 176.011