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TOWN OFFICERS AND EMPLOYEES

Appearance, conciliation court, appearance for township, Minn. Statutes 2018 491A.02

Appointments

Counties, duties regarding, Minn. Statutes 2018 365.59

Option plans, election for, Minn. Statutes 2018 367.30, 2018 367.31, 2018 367.35

Vacancies in office, Minn. Statutes 2018 367.03

Armed forces members, salary differential, Minn. Statutes 2018 471.975

Assessors, see TOWN ASSESSORS

Attorney fees

Reimbursement, Minn. Statutes 2018 465.76

Tax collection lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2018 272.30

Attorney general, opinions given on request, Minn. Statutes 2018 8.07

Attorneys

Excessive soil loss, town attorney may perform duties of county attorney, Minn. Statutes 2018 103F.435

General proceedings, Minn. Statutes 2018 366.01

Lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2018 278.05, 2018 366.16

Municipal ballot preparation, duties regarding, Minn. Statutes 2018 204D.04

Notice given to, Minn. Statutes 2018 278.05

Requests by, attorney general opinions, Minn. Statutes 2018 8.07

Ballots, municipal elections, see Municipal ballots under BALLOTS

Benefits, exclusion from total compensation, Minn. Statutes 2018 43A.17

Blind persons, employment, Minn. Statutes 2018 256C.01

Bomb disposal units, workers' compensation, Minn. Statutes 2018 176.192

Bonds (officers and fiduciaries)

Approvals, Minn. Statutes 2018 574.20

Cemetery care and improvement fund managers, Minn. Statutes 2018 306.44

Examination of accounts, Minn. Statutes 2018 574.23

Execution procedures, Minn. Statutes 2018 367.23

Failure to file, Minn. Statutes 2018 609.435

Filing, Minn. Statutes 2018 358.11, 2018 367.25

General powers, Minn. Statutes 2018 366.01

Lawsuits on, Minn. Statutes 2018 574.25

Peace officers, Minn. Statutes 2018 367.22

Town treasurers, duties, Minn. Statutes 2018 367.15, 2018 367.23

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

Business liaisons, transportation construction, Minn. Statutes 2018 160.165

Business meetings, attendance at, funding by town boards of supervisors, Minn. Statutes 2018 366.01

Candidates for office

Affidavits of candidacy, Minn. Statutes 2018 204B.06, 2018 205.13

Filing, procedures, Minn. Statutes 2018 205.065

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2018 205.13

Nominating petitions, signatures, Minn. Statutes 2018 204B.08

Certificates and certification, false certification, Minn. Statutes 2018 609.65

Child care expenses, advisory councils and committees, members, Minn. Statutes 2018 15.059

City planners, zoning regulations, duties, Minn. Statutes 2018 366.17

Claims against the state

Permitting false claims against the government, Minn. Statutes 2018 609.455

Presenting false claims to, Minn. Statutes 2018 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 2018 368.01

Compensation and salaries

Advance payments, Minn. Statutes 2018 357.13

Armed forces members, reserve forces, salary differential, Minn. Statutes 2018 471.975

Assignment, sale, or transfer, rights, Minn. Statutes 2018 181.063

Attachment, Minn. Statutes 2018 570.071

Comparable worth, see COMPARABLE WORTH

Determination of, Minn. Statutes 2018 367.05

Employees transferred to local social services agency, Minn. Statutes 2018 256D.20

Fees, exclusion from salary, Minn. Statutes 2018 357.33

Garnishment, Minn. Statutes 2018 571.77

General powers, Minn. Statutes 2018 367.05

Imprest funds, disbursements from prohibited, Minn. Statutes 2018 366.01

National Guard members, reserve forces, salary differential, Minn. Statutes 2018 471.975

Receipt of unauthorized compensation, Minn. Statutes 2018 609.45

Salary limits, Minn. Statutes 2018 43A.17

Severance pay, Minn. Statutes 2018 465.72, 2018 465.721, 2018 465.722

Unauthorized, Minn. Statutes 2018 609.45

Contracts and agreements, bonds (public debt), disclosure agreements regarding, Minn. Statutes 2018 475.60

Costs and disbursements (courts), reimbursement, Minn. Statutes 2018 465.76

Damages, tax collection lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2018 272.30

Deferred compensation, see STATE DEFERRED COMPENSATION PLAN

Definitions

Bribery, Minn. Statutes 2018 609.415

Free speech, participation in government, Minn. Statutes 2018 554.01

Social Security law, Minn. Statutes 2018 355.01

Workers' compensation, Minn. Statutes 2018 176.011

Departments, boards, establishment generally, Minn. Statutes 2018 368.01

Deputy clerks, Minn. Statutes 2018 367.05, 2018 367.12

Digital signatures, Minn. Statutes 2018 471.381

Disabled persons, employment, Minn. Statutes 2018 256C.01

Disclosure, bonds (public debt), disclosure agreements, Minn. Statutes 2018 475.60

Election of

Contests, see Contested elections under ELECTIONS

Generally, see MUNICIPAL ELECTIONS

Notice, Minn. Statutes 2018 204B.34

Recounts, see under BALLOTS

Special election meeting, Minn. Statutes 2018 365.59

Ten-year lapse of election, dissolution of town, Minn. Statutes 2018 368.47

Terms of office, Minn. Statutes 2018 367.03

Town meeting, Minn. Statutes 2018 365.10, 2018 365.51

Enforcement of law, aeronautics, Minn. Statutes 2018 360.015

Engineers, zoning regulations, duties, Minn. Statutes 2018 366.17

Excluded from executive branch, Minn. Statutes 2018 43A.02

Expenses

Child care, advisory council and committee members, Minn. Statutes 2018 15.059

Reimbursement, Minn. Statutes 2018 43A.17

Travel, Minn. Statutes 2018 15.435, 2018 367.05, 2018 367.11

Fair Labor Standards Act, exclusion, Minn. Statutes 2018 177.23

Fence viewers, Minn. Statutes 2018 344.01 to 2018 344.20

Fire marshals, fireworks, confiscation, Minn. Statutes 2018 624.24

Force, grounds for use, Minn. Statutes 2018 609.06

General powers, categories of activities, Minn. Statutes 2018 365.10

Holidays, religious, Minn. Statutes 2018 15A.22

Hours of work

Overtime, Minn. Statutes 2018 176.021, 2018 177.25

Town board, determination, Minn. Statutes 2018 367.05

Impersonating, Minn. Statutes 2018 609.475

Imprest fund custodian, appointment and duties, Minn. Statutes 2018 366.01

Indemnification, exception, Minn. Statutes 2018 181.970

Insurance

Group insurance, bidding requirement, exemption, Minn. Statutes 2018 43A.316

Long-term care insurance, Minn. Statutes 2018 471.61

Public employees insurance program, see under PUBLIC EMPLOYEES

Self-insurance employee health plans, Minn. Statutes 2018 471.617

Interchange among government agencies, Minn. Statutes 2018 15.51 to 2018 15.58

Lawsuits

Continuance, under option plans, Minn. Statutes 2018 367.32

Naming and defense proceedings, Minn. Statutes 2018 365.40

Notification proceedings, Minn. Statutes 2018 365.38

Payment and execution proceedings, Minn. Statutes 2018 365.41

Property taxes, Minn. Statutes 2018 278.05

Public participation lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2018 554.02

Tax administration violations, Minn. Statutes 2018 270C.85

Tax collection, lawsuits against officers or employees, Minn. Statutes 2018 272.30

Layoffs, community corrections programs, Minn. Statutes 2018 401.04

Leaves of absence

Athletic leave of absence, Minn. Statutes 2018 15.62

Elective office, Minn. Statutes 2018 3.088

Military or uniformed service, Minn. Statutes 2018 192.261

Sick leave, see same under this topic

Liability

Closed or barricaded roads, use, Minn. Statutes 2018 164.152

Continuance, under option plans, Minn. Statutes 2018 367.32

Contracts requiring excess property tax levies for payment, Minn. Statutes 2018 275.27

Government immunity, Minn. Statutes 2018 466.03

Indemnification, Minn. Statutes 2018 466.07

Limitation of liability, Minn. Statutes 2018 466.04

Personal liability, Minn. Statutes 2018 365.41

Town treasurers, see same under this topic

Unauthorized credit card purchases, Minn. Statutes 2018 471.381

Metropolitan towns, terms of offices, Minn. Statutes 2018 367.03

Mileage allowances, generally, Minn. Statutes 2018 471.665

Military or uniformed service

Leaves of absence, Minn. Statutes 2018 192.26, 2018 192.261

Pension and retirement rights, preserved, Minn. Statutes 2018 192.262

Reemployment rights, Minn. Statutes 2018 192.261

Salary differential, reserve forces on active duty, Minn. Statutes 2018 471.975

Misconduct, Minn. Statutes 2018 609.43

Moderators for town meetings, Minn. Statutes 2018 365.50, 2018 365.56

Motor vehicles

Publicly owned, personal use, Minn. Statutes 2018 471.666

Rideshare program vehicles, Minn. Statutes 2018 174.257

National Guard members, see NATIONAL GUARD

New towns, terms of office, Minn. Statutes 2018 367.03

Nonconsensual common law liens, presumptions, Minn. Statutes 2018 514.99

Oaths of office, Minn. Statutes 2018 358.11, 2018 367.25

Option A towns, Minn. Statutes 2018 367.03, 2018 367.33

Option B towns

Terms of office, Minn. Statutes 2018 367.03

Treasurers, see Town treasurers under this topic

Option C towns, administrators, Minn. Statutes 2018 367.30, 2018 367.31, 2018 367.35

Option D towns

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

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2018 367.03

Overtime, Minn. Statutes 2018 176.021, 2018 177.25

Payments by, voter registration, costs, Minn. Statutes 2018 201.211

Payments to

Advance payments, Minn. Statutes 2018 357.13

Fees, exclusion from salary, Minn. Statutes 2018 357.33

Illegal fees, treble damages, Minn. Statutes 2018 357.29

Witness fees, exclusion, Minn. Statutes 2018 357.23

Payroll deductions, individual annuity contracts, purchasing, Minn. Statutes 2018 471.426

Peace officers, see Towns under PEACE OFFICERS

Planning and zoning commissions, zoning, duties regarding, Minn. Statutes 2018 366.17

Political activities, Minn. Statutes 2018 211B.09, 2018 211B.19

Poor relief workers, Minn. Statutes 2018 256D.20, 2018 261.002

Powers, peace officers, Minn. Statutes 2018 436.05

Property held in custody by, interference with, Minn. Statutes 2018 609.47

Property taxes, copies to, petitions for objections or defenses, Minn. Statutes 2018 278.01

Public office, Minn. Statutes 2018 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 2018 367.01

Voter registration, duties, failure to perform or enforce, Minn. Statutes 2018 201.27

Reinstatements, military or uniformed service completed, Minn. Statutes 2018 192.261

Reports given

Debt service deficiencies, Minn. Statutes 2018 475A.04

Voter registration, violations, Minn. Statutes 2018 201.27

Residence, change, vacancies in office, Minn. Statutes 2018 351.02

Resignations, town board, duties, Minn. Statutes 2018 367.02

Retirement

Elected officials, Minn. Statutes 2018 353D.01

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2018 353.01

Supplemental pensions, local plans, establishment, Minn. Statutes 2018 356.24

Rideshare program, generally, Minn. Statutes 2018 174.257

Road authorities, see under TOWN ROADS

Severance pay

Highly compensated employees, Minn. Statutes 2018 465.722

Treatment, Minn. Statutes 2018 465.72, 2018 465.721

Sick leave

Accumulated credits, workers' compensation, use, Minn. Statutes 2018 176.021

Compensation plan, Minn. Statutes 2018 43A.17

Elected officials, Minn. Statutes 2018 471.66

Exclusion from severance pay, Minn. Statutes 2018 465.72, 2018 465.722

Reinstatements, military service completed, Minn. Statutes 2018 192.261

Unused sick leave, Minn. Statutes 2018 471.66

Signatures, electronic approvals, Minn. Statutes 2018 471.381

Snow removal workers, deemed as employees, Minn. Statutes 2018 160.21

State funds, failure to pay over, Minn. Statutes 2018 609.445

Surplus property, sales to, Minn. Statutes 2018 15.054

Terms of office, Minn. Statutes 2018 367.03

Testimony, impassable town roads, Minn. Statutes 2018 163.16

Town administrators, option C towns, Minn. Statutes 2018 367.30, 2018 367.31, 2018 367.35

Town assessors, see TOWN ASSESSORS

Town roads, duties, see TOWN ROADS

Town treasurers

Appeals by, Minn. Statutes 2018 276.11

Approvals by, public works contractors payment and performance bonds, Minn. Statutes 2018 574.28

Audited accounts, Minn. Statutes 2018 367.18

Bonds (officers and fiduciaries), Minn. Statutes 2018 367.15, 2018 367.23

Bonds (public debt), duties regarding, Minn. Statutes 2018 475.69

Candidate filings, duties regarding, Minn. Statutes 2018 367.12

Compensation and salaries, Minn. Statutes 2018 367.05

Depository selection, Minn. Statutes 2018 118A.02, 2018 366.07

Deposits, duties regarding, Minn. Statutes 2018 118A.02, 2018 366.01, 2018 366.08

Deputy treasurers, Minn. Statutes 2018 367.05, 2018 367.161

Financial statements, Minn. Statutes 2018 367.16

Funds and accounts, duties, Minn. Statutes 2018 367.16

Liability, Minn. Statutes 2018 118A.02, 2018 366.01, 2018 366.08

Metropolitan towns, elections, Minn. Statutes 2018 367.03

Neglect of duty by, Minn. Statutes 2018 367.17, 2018 609B.181

Notice received, Minn. Statutes 2018 435.202

Option B towns, Minn. Statutes 2018 367.03, 2018 367.30, 2018 367.34

Option D towns, Minn. Statutes 2018 367.03, 2018 367.30, 2018 367.31, 2018 367.36

Order of payment, interest, Minn. Statutes 2018 367.19

Payments by, duties, Minn. Statutes 2018 412.081

Record keeping, Minn. Statutes 2018 65A.50, 2018 367.16, 2018 475.70

Reports given, Minn. Statutes 2018 471.70, 2018 475A.04

Successors, duties to, Minn. Statutes 2018 367.16

Towns, outstanding obligations, Minn. Statutes 2018 471.70

Town zoning commissioners, Minn. Statutes 2018 366.16

Township telephone systems, see under MUNICIPALLY OWNED UTILITIES

Travel expenses

Airline credits or benefits, reporting, Minn. Statutes 2018 15.435

Authorization of, Minn. Statutes 2018 367.05

Statements of, Minn. Statutes 2018 367.11

Tuberculosis, contracting

Labor and Industry Department, duties, Minn. Statutes 2018 175.17

Workers' Compensation Court of Appeals, appellate jurisdiction, Minn. Statutes 2018 175A.01

Unauthorized compensation, Minn. Statutes 2018 609.45

Unemployment insurance, see UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE

Vacancies in elective offices

Active duty by incumbents, Minn. Statutes 2018 192.263

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2018 367.03

Military service, Minn. Statutes 2018 192.26 to 2018 192.29

Residence, change, Minn. Statutes 2018 351.02

Special municipal elections, Minn. Statutes 2018 205.10

Town treasurers, Minn. Statutes 2018 367.16

Vacations

Accumulated credits, Minn. Statutes 2018 176.021

Compensation plan, Minn. Statutes 2018 43A.17

Exclusion from severance pay, Minn. Statutes 2018 465.72, 2018 465.722

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2018 471.66

Reinstatements, military service completed, Minn. Statutes 2018 192.261

Violations and penalties, voter registration, duties, failure to perform or enforce, Minn. Statutes 2018 201.27

Workers' compensation insurance, premiums, computation, Minn. Statutes 2018 79.211

Workers' compensation

Bomb disposal units, Minn. Statutes 2018 176.192

Definitions, Minn. Statutes 2018 176.011