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provided for shall be paid by said county during the time which they shall hold office as herein provided at the same time and in the same manner and out of the same fund as the salary of the tax-collector.

7. The license.collector shall receive fifteen per cent of all licenses collected by him.

8. The assessor, seven thousand dollars per annum and necessary traveling expenses in the performance of the duties of his office; provided, that in counties of this class there shall be, and there hereby is, allowed to the assessor, the following assistants and deputies who shall be appointed by the assessor and shall be paid salaries as follows: One assistant assessor, whose salary is hereby fixed at the sum of three thousand dollars per annum; one chief deputy, whose salary is hereby fixed at the sum of two thousand four hundred dollars per annum; four deputies, whose salaries are hereby fixed at the sum of one thousand eight hundred dollars per annum each; four deputies, whose salaries are hereby fixed at the sum of one thousand six hundred twenty dollars per annum each; twenty-five deputies, whose salaries are hereby fixed at the sum of one thousand five hundred dollars per annum each; four deputies, whose salaries are hereby fixed at the sum of one thousand two hundred dollars per annum each; ten deputies for a period not to exceed six months in any one year, whose salaries are hereby fixed at the sum of one hundred twenty-five dollars per month each; two deputies for a period not to exceed six months in any one year, whose salaries are hereby fixed at the sum of one hundred fifty dollars per month each; and such additional deputies as the assessor may appoint and whose compensation shall not in the aggregate exceed the sum of three thousand six hundred dollars per annum; and provided, that the assessor shall file with the county auditor a verified statement showing in detail the amounts paid and the persons to whom such compensation is paid for such extra assistants as aforesaid.

The salaries herein provided for shall be paid by the said county in monthly installments at the same time and in the same manner and out of the same fund as the salary of the assessor is paid; provided, however, that should the assessor be directed by any law, or by any order of the board of supervisors, or by any municipality within said counties of the third class to prepare maps, plats or block books for the use of the county or assessment rolls for the use of any municipality, then said assessor shall make such maps, plats or block books, or assessment rolls for the use of any municipality, but shall only receive the actual cost by him incurred in making or preparing said maps, plats, block books, or assessment rolls; and provided, further, that he shall file with the county auditor a sworn statement showing the persons to whom and the amounts paid to each for such maps, block books or assessment rolls, and shall account forthwith and pay over to the county any difference between such costs and the amount allowed him for such work; and provided, further, that the salaries herein named shall be in full compensation for all services of every kind and description rendered by the assessor, his deputies and assistants; and it is further provided, that in counties of this class the assessor shall receive no commission for his collection of taxes on personal property nor shall the said assessor receive any compensation for making out the military roll or persons returned by him as subject to military duty as provided by section one thousand nine hundred one of the Political Code.

9. The district attorney, four thousand dollars per annum; provided, that in counties of this class there shall be and there is hereby allowed to the district attorney the following assistant, deputies and employees, who shall be appointed by the district attorney of said county, and who shall be paid salaries as follows: One assistant district attorney, whose salary is hereby fixed at the sum of two hundred seventy-five dollars per month; one chief deputy district attorney, whose salary is hereby fixed at the sum of two hundred fifty dollars per month; two deputies district attorney, whose salaries are hereby fixed at the sum of two hundred twenty-five dollars per month each; two deputies district attorney, whose salaries are hereby fixed at the sum of two hundred dollars per month each; two deputies district attorney, whose salaries are hereby fixed at the sum of one hundred seventy-five dollars per month each; one deputy district attorney, whose salary is hereby fixed at the sum of one hundred fifty dollars per month; two deputies district attorney, whose salaries are hereby fixed at the sum of two hundred dollars per month each, whose duty it shall be, in addition to performing services as deputies district attorney, to attend the sessions of the police courts in cities of the second class and conduct, on behalf of the people, all prosecutions for public offenses of which said police courts shall have jurisdiction; one clerk whose salary is hereby fixed at the sum of one hundred thirty-five dollars per month; one clerk and private exchange operator at a salary of nine hundred dollars per annum; one process server, whose salary is hereby fixed at the sum of one hundred dollars per month; three stenographers, whose salaries are hereby fixed at the sum of one hundred dollars per month each; one detective who shall assist the district attorney in the detection of crime and prosecution of criminal cases, whose salary is hereby fixed at the sum of one hundred seventy-five dollars per month; and provided, further, that nothing herein contained shall be construed to prevent the boards of supervisors of counties of this class from employing special counsel in civil cases, when in the judge ment of said boards the interests of said county require it.

The salaries of said assistants, deputies, clerk, detective, process server, private exchange operator, stenographers and special counsel in this subdivision provided for shall be payable by the county in monthly installments at the same time and in the same manner and out of the same fund as the salary of the district attorney is paid.

10. The coroner, four thousand dollars per annum and his necessary traveling expenses as follows: Ten cents per mile for distance actually traveled outside the cities of Oakland, Berkeley, Alameda, Piedmont, Emeryville and San Leandro, said traveling expenses not to exceed twenty dollars in any one calendar month; provided, further, that in counties of this class, there shall be, and there hereby is, allowed to the coroner one autopsy physician and surgeon whose salary is hereby fixed at the sum of one thousand eight hundred dollars per annum, who shall perform all autopsies and inspections in all cases required by the coroner except that where the distance from the county seat exceeds twenty miles the coroner may subpæna a physician or surgeon to perform such autopsy or to inspect the body; one deputy whose salary is hereby fixed at the sum of one thousand eight hundred dollars per annum and one stenographer, whose salary is hereby fixed at the sum of two thousand four hundred dollars per annum, and who shall be paid, in addition thereto, for transcribing all the testimony and proceedings taken by him at any inquest, the sum of fifteen cents per one hundred words for one copy, and ten cents per one hundred words for two copies made at one time and in every case where the death of any person shall have been caused by the criminal act of another, such stenographer shall make a copy of the transcript of the testimony and proceedings taken at such inquest for the use of the district attorney of such county; in all inquests so reported, the fees for transcribing, as provided herein, shall be paid out of the county treasury upon the order of the coroner.

When such testimony is taken down by such stenographer as herein set forth his transcription thereof, duly certified to by him, shall constitute the deposition of the witnesses testifying at such inquest so reported by such stenographer. The autopsy physician and surgeon, deputy and stenogra her herein rovided for shall be appointed by the coroner, and their salaries shall be paid by said county in equal monthly installments at the same time, and in the same manner and out of the same fund, as is the salary of the county officers in counties of this class. The coroner must hold inquests as prescribed by chapter two, title twelve, part two of the Penal Code, and he, or any other officer holding the inquest upon the body of a deceased person, may subpena a chemist to make an analysis of the contents of the stomach or of the tissues of the body.

11. The public administrator such fees as are now or may be hereafter allowed by law.

12. The superintendent of schools, four thousand dollars per annum; provided, that in counties of this class there shall be and hereby is allowed to the superintendent of schools, one assistant superintendent of schools, one chief deputy superintendent of schools and one deputy superintendent of schools, all of whom shall be appointed by the superintendent of schools of said county, and whose salaries shall be as follows: The salary of the assistant superintendent of schools shall be two hundred dollars per month; the salary of the chief deputy superintendent of schools shall be one hundred fifty dollars per month; and that of the deputy superintendent of schools shall be one hundred twenty-five dollars per month. The salaries shall be paid out of the same fund and in the same manner as the salary of the superintendent of schools is paid.

13. The surveyor shall receive a salary of four thousand dollars per annum; provided, that in counties of this class there shall be, and there is hereby allowed to the surveyor one deputy, whose salary is hereby fixed at the sum of two thousand seven hundred dollars per annum. The salary of such surveyor shall be paid by such county in equal monthly installments, at the same time and in the same manner and out of the same fund as the salaries of other county officers are paid. All work which the surveyor is directed or charged to perform by law, or by order of the board of supervisors of such county shall be performed by the said surveyor at actual cost; provided, however, that on all such work other than block book work hereinafter provided for, transit men and office men when actually engaged on such county work shall receive a per diem of not to exceed six dollars, and chainmen when actually engaged on such county work shall receive a per diem of not to exceed three dollars; and provided, further, that for the making, platting, tracing, or otherwise preparing maps, plats or block books for the use of the county or any municipality within such county there shall be and there hereby is allowed to the surveyor the following draftsmen who shall be paid salaries as follows:

One chief draftsman, whose salary is hereby fixed at the sum of one hundred seventy-five dollars per month; one assistant draftsman, whose salary is hereby fixed at the sum of one hundred thirty-five dollars per month; four assistant draftsmen for a period not to exceed eight months in any one year whose salaries are hereby fixed at the sum of one hundred thirty-five dollars per month each; and provided, further, that the surveyor shall be allowed all necessary expenses for work performed for the county by virtue of his office and all necessary expenses and transportation for work performed in the field. The said surveyor shall render to the auditor of said county a monthly sworn statement showing therein the kind or nature of work performed, the dates, amount paid to assistants and paid for expenses. The salary herein fixed for said surveyor shall be in lieu of all other fees, commissions or compensations of whatsoever kind or nature for services performed by said surveyor for said county.

The deputy, draftsman and assistant draftsmen herein provided for shall be appointed by the surveyor and their salaries shall be paid by said county in equal monthly installments at the same time and in the same manner and out of the same fund as is the salary of county officers in counties of this class.

14. Justices of the peace shall receive the following monthly salaries to be paid each month and in the manner and out of the same fund as county officers are paid, which shall be in full for all services rendered by them as justices of the peace: In townships having a population of more than seventy-five thousand, four thousand dollars per annum; in townships having a population of forty-five thousand and less than seventy-five thousand, two thou and four hundred dollars per annum; in townships having a population of twenty thousand and less than forty-five thousand, two thousand four hundred dollars per annum; in townships having a population of less than twenty thousand, one thousand three hundred eighty dollars per annum; and provided, further, that each justice of the peace must keep a book, open for the inspection of the public during office hours, in which must be entered at once and in detail the amount of all fees and fines collected by him as such justice of the peace and on the first Monday of each and every month he must pay such fees and fines so collected into the county treasury or city treasury as provided by law; and provided, further, that the board of supervisors of counties of the third class shall furnish each justice of the peace with a suitable office in which to hold court and shall also furnish the necessary furniture, books, blanks and supplies for said court; and provided, further, that in townships having a population of more than seventy-five thousand there shall be one justice's clerk, and one deputy justice's clerk, who shall be appointed by the justice of the peace of said township or justices, if more than one, and who shall perform such duties as are required of them by law or the justice or justices of said township. The salary of said clerk is hereby fixed at the sum of one thousand eight hundred dollars per annum, and that of the deputy clerk at one thousand two hundred dollars per annum, payable in equal monthly installments out of the same fund and in the same manner and at the same time as the salary of the justice of the peace is paid. For the purpose of this section the population of townships in counties of this class is hereby determined to be the population of such townships as shown by the federal census taken in the year Anno Domini nineteen hundred ten.

Any increase in the compensation of any justice of the peace in this subdivision provided shall not become effective until the end of the present term of office of the present incumbent; during the present term such justice shall receive the salary fixed by law prior to this amendment of this section.

15. Constables shall receive the following monthly salaries to be paid each month and in the same manner and out of the same fund as other county officers are paid which shall be in full for all services rendered by them in criminal cases: In town ships having a population of more than seventy-five thousand, one hundred fifty dollars; in townships having a population of twenty thousand and less than seventy-five thousand, one hundred twenty-five dollars; in townships having a population of less than twenty thousand, one hundred fifteen dollars. In addition to the compensation received in criminal cases each constable may receive and retain for his own use such fees as are now or may be hereafter allowed by law for all services performed by him in civil cases; provided, that in counties of this class constables shall be and they are hereby allowed such expenses as are actually and necessarily incurred by them in conveying prisoners to and from the county jail, such expenses to be itemized and presented as a claim against the county and to be audited and allowed by the board of supervisors and paid out of the county treasury in the same manner as are other claims. For the purpose of this section the population of townships in counties of this class is bereby determined to be the population of such townships as shown by the federal census taken in the year Anno Domini nineteen hundred ten.

16. Each supervisor two hundred twenty-five dollars per month; provided, that in counties of this class supervisors charged as road commissioners with the inspection of five hundred or more miles of roads within their respective districts, shall be and they are hereby allowed their actual traveling expenses not to exceed the sum of seventy-five dollars in any one calendar month; and provided, further, that, in counties of this class supervisors charged as road commissioners with the inspection of two hundred fifty and not exceeding five hundred miles of roads within their respective districts, shall be, and they are hereby allowed their actual traveling expenses not to exceed fifty dollars in any one calendar month; and provided, further, that in lieu of the above-mentioned amounts for traveling expenses, said supervisors charged as road commissioners may be furnished with automobiles by counties of the third class.

History: Enacted March 18, 1907, Stats, and Amdts. 1907, p. 425, Kerr's Stats. and Amdts. 1906-7, p. 265; amended March 20, 1909, Stats. and Amdts. 1909, p. 595; February 28, 1911, Stats. and Amdts. 1911, p. 113, and again amended March 23, 1911, Stats, and Amdts. 1911, p. 456 (republished in Biennial Supplement 1911, as $ 4232[a]); and amendment was enacted June 16, 1914, with nothing therein to show whether it was an amendment of the amendment of February 28, 1911, or of March 23, 1911, Stats. and Amdts. 1913, p. 1314; amendment of June 16, 1913, was amended by an act approved June 11, 1915, Stats. and Amdts. 1915, p. 1420; May 28, 1917, Stats. and Amdts. 1917, p. 1227. In effect July 27, 1917.

ARTICLE IV.

COUNTIES OF THE FOURTH CLASS.

§ 4233. SALARIES AND FEES OF OFFICERS OF. In counties of the fourth class county officers shall receive as compensation for the services required of them by law, or by virtue of their office, the following salaries, to wit:

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1. The county clerk, three thousand six hundred dollars per annum; provided, that in counties of this class there shall be and there hereby is allowed to the county clerk one deputy county clerk who shall act as clerk of the probate department, who shall receive a salary of one thousand eight hundred dollars per annum; also one deputy county clerk to act as clerk to the board of supervisors, who shall receive a salary of one thousand eight hundred dollars per annum; also one deputy county clerk who shall be the registrar of voters and who shall receive a salary of one thousand six hundred twenty dollars per annum; also one deputy county clerk who shall serve as general office clerk who shall receive a salary of one thousand eight hundred dollars per annum; also three deputy county clerks who shall serve as clerks of the several departments of the superior court who shall receive a salary of one thousand five hundred dollars per annum each; also one deputy county clerk who shall serve desk clerk, who shall receive a salary of one thousand three hundred eighty dollars per annum; provided, however, that the county clerk shall not be allowed the additional deputy provided by section four thousand two hundred ninety of the Political Code of the State of California; also one deputy county clerk who shall be "copyist in the probate department,” who shall receive a salary of one thousand two hundred dollars per annum; the deputies herein provided for shall be appointed by the clerk of said county and their salaries shall be paid by said county in equal monthly installments at the same time and in the same manner and out of the same funds as the salary of the county clerk; provided, further, that in such years as the compilation of a great register of voters is required by law to be made the said clerk may appoint two deputies who shall serve for a term of twelve months, who shall each receive a salary of eighty-five dollars per month, to be paid as are other deputies herein provided for; two deputies who shall serve for a term of eight months who shall each receive a salary of eighty-five dollars per month, to be paid as are other deputies herein provided for; and two deputies who shall serve for a term of six months who shall each receive a salary of eighty-five dollars per month, to be paid as are other deputies herein provided for; also one additional deputy in each voting precinct in the county, outside of the corporate limits of municipalities containing twenty-five thousand or more inhabitants, for the purpose of registering electors in such precincts, who shall be paid ten cents per name for each elector legally registered by them; provided, that said county clerk may be allowed the actual and necessary expenses incurred by him in the performance of his official duties, and shall pay into the county treasury all fees received by him in his official capacity from whatever source they may be derived.

2. The sheriff, four thousand dollars per annum; provided, that there shall be and there hereby is allowed to the sheriff one undersheriff whose salary is hereby fixed at the sum of one thousand eight hundred dollars per annum; also two deputies who shall each receive a salary of one thousand five hundred dollars per annum; also seven deputies who shall each receive a salary of one thousand three hundred twenty dollars per annum, one of whom shall speak the Italian language and shall be competent to act as an Italian interpreter; also one deputy who shall act as matron of the county jail who shall receive a salary of one thousand twenty dollars per annum. The undersheriff and deputies herein provided for shall be appointed by the sheriff and paid at the same time and in the same manner and out of the same funds as is the salary of the sheriff; provided, that said sheriff shall be allowed the actual and necessary expenses incurred in the performance of his official duties. He shall pay into the county treasury all fees and mileage collected by him for the service of papers or process issued by any court of this state.

3. The county recorder, three thousand six hundred dollars per annum, and said recorder may appoint one deputy recorder who shall receive a salary of one thousand eight hundred dollars per annum; three deputy recorders who shall each receive a salary of one thousand two hundred dollars per annum; also six deputy recorders who shall each receive a salary of nine hundred dollars per annum. The deputies herein provided for shall be paid at the same time and in the same manner and out of the same funds as the county recorder; provided, that such recorder may be allowed the

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