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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 townships 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 hereby 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:

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 as 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 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.

4. The county auditor, three thousand six hundred dollars per annum, and said auditor may appoint one deputy auditor who shall receive a salary of one thousand eight hundred dollars per annum; also one deputy auditor who shall receive a salary of one thousand five hundred dollars per annum; also one deputy auditor who shall receive a salary of one thousand three hundred eighty dollars per annum; also two additional deputies for a period of six months in each year who shall each receive a salary of one hundred dollars per month; provided, that for the purpose of performing the work imposed upon him in connection with the annual assessment and collection of property taxes, the auditor may be allowed six additional deputies for a period of one month who shall each receive a salary of one hundred dollars per month and five additional deputies for a period of two months who shall each receive a salary of one hundred dollars per month. The deputies herein provided for shall be paid at the same time and in the same manner as is the county auditor; provided, that such auditor shall pay into the county treasury all fees received by him in his official capacity.

5. The county treasurer, three thousand six hundred dollars per annum, and said treasurer may appoint one deputy treasurer, who shall receive a salary of one thousand eight hundred dollars per annum. The premium on the bond of said deputy treasurer shall be paid by the county. All fees and commissions collected by him in his official capacity shall be paid into the county treasury; provided, that the county treasurer shall be entitled to retain for his own use the fees which are now or which may hereafter be allowed by the state law for the collection and payment to the state treasurer of inheritance taxes. Whenever the fees received on account of any one estate paying inheritance taxes shall exceed the sum of two hundred dollars such excess shall be by the county treasurer paid into the county treasury as in the case of fees received by him from other sources. The deputy herein provided for shall be paid at the same time and in the same manner and out of the same funds as is the county treasurer.

6. The tax-collector, three thousand six hundred dollars per annum, and said taxcollector may appoint one deputy tax-collector who shall receive a salary of one thousand eight hundred dollars per annum; one additional deputy tax-collector who shall receive a salary of one thousand five hundred dollars per annum; also twelve additional deputy tax-collectors to serve as such only for a period of two and one-half months in each year, and who shall receive a salary of one hundred dollars each per month; also three additional deputy tax-collectors who shall serve as such only during two months of each year and who shall receive a salary of one hundred dollars each per month; also eleven copyists who shall serve only during one and one-half months of each year, and shall each receive a salary of eighty-five dollars per month. The deputies and copyists herein provided for shall be paid at the same time and in the same manner and out of the same funds as is the salary of the tax-collector; provided, that said tax-collector shall be allowed the actual and necessary expenses incurred by him in the performance of his official duties, including the making and compiling of the necessary indices to the assessment-roll, and shall pay into the county treasury all fees received by him in his official capacity from whatever source they may be derived.

7. The license.collector, fifteen per cent of the whole amount of license collected by him; provided, that the entire compensation of said license-collector shall not exceed the sum of one thousand five hundred dollars per annum.

8. The county assessor, three thousand six hundred dollars per annum; and said assessor may appoint one chief deputy assessor who shall receive a salary of one thousand eight hundred dolllars per annum; one supervising deputy assessor who shall receive a salary of one thousand six hundred dollars per annum; one office deputy assessor who shall receive a salary of one thousand five hundred dollars per annum; one searcher of records and office deputy to serve as such at a salary of one thousand five hundred dollars per annum; also twenty deputy assessors who shall serve as such during the months of March, April, May and June of each year, who shall each receive a salary of one hundred dollars per month, also five additional deputy assessors who shall serve as such only during the months of March, April, May, June and July of each year who shall each receive a salary of one hundred dollars per month; two copyists who shall each receive a salary of one thousand two hundred dollars per annum, and also five copyists to serve as such only during four months of each year who shall receive a salary of one hundred dollars each per month; provided, that the above salaries and compensations shall be in full for all services rendered by him as such assessor and that no commission for the collection of state or infirmary poll taxes or personal property taxes shall be retained by him but that all such commissions shall be paid into the county treasury. The deputies and copyists herein pro vided for shall be paid at the same time and in the same manner and out of the same fund as is the county assessor; provided, that the assessor shall be allowed the actual and necessary expenses incurred by him in the performance of his official duties.

9. The district attorney, three thousand six hundred dollars per annum; he may appoint a chief deputy at a salary of two thousand seven hundred dollars per annum; one assistant district attorney at a salary of two thousand one hundred dollars per annum; one assistant district attorney at a salary of one thousand eight hundred dollars per annum; and a deputy district attorney at a salary of one thousand eight hundred dollars per annum; one detective who shall serve at a salary of one thousand five hundred dollars per annum; provided, however, that no further or additional amounts shall be allowed for detective services without the previous consent and authority of the board of supervisors, and a clerk at a salary of one thousand two hundred dollars per annum, all of whom shall be paid in the same manner as said district attorney; provided, that said district attorney shall be allowed the actual and necessary expenses incurred by him in the performance of his official duties. All fees and commissions collected by him shall be paid into the county treasury.

10. The coroner and public administrator such fees as are now or may hereafter be allowed by law. Said coroner may appoint a deputy coroner to serve in the absence from the county or inability of the coroner to act; provided, that said deputy coroner shall receive only such fees as the coroner would receive if acting.

11. The county superintendent of schools, three thousand dollars per annum, and the said superintendent of schools may appoint a deputy superintendent of schools who shall receive a salary of one thousand three hundred twenty dollars per annum and the said superintendent of schools shall also be paid his actual traveling expenses when visiting the schools of the county. The deputy herein provided for shall be paid at the same time and in the same manner and out of the same fund as is the Superintendent of schools.

12. The county surveyor, the sum of three thousand six hundred dollars per annum; provided, that the increase over the salary heretofore allowed said county surveyor shall not take effect until the first Monday in January, 1919. Said surveyor may appoint a deputy surveyor who shall receive a salary of one thousand six hundred dollars per annum; also one deputy who shall receive a salary of one thousand three hundred twenty dollars per annum; and one deputy who shall be a draftsman whose duties shall include the preparation of maps for the county assessor at a salary of one thousand two hundred dollars per annum; one deputy at a salary of one thousand two hundred dollars per annum and one deputy at a salary of one thousand eighty dollars per annum; and one deputy at nine hundred dollars per annum. Such compensation and salaries as above set forth shall be in full for all services as such county surveyor, and all fees and compensation received or collected by him for surveying other than for the county, shall be paid into the county treasury; provided, that said county surveyor shall be allowed all necessary transportation and expenses incurred by himself or deputies for work performed in the field, and in the official discharge of his duties. Such salaries shall be paid at the same time and in the same manner as the salaries of other county officers are paid. Said surveyor shall also have power to appoint such inspectors as he may deem necessary, for the proper supervision of all roads and bridges under construction, and the compensation of said inspectors shall be a proper charge against the county.

13. The fish and game warden, one thousand two hundred dollars per annum and the actual and necessary expenses incurred by him in the performance of his official duties, not to exceed fifty dollars for any one month,

14. The board of supervisors may at any time grant such additional assistance, or pay for such additional employees or service as it deems necessary to perform any service required by or in connection with any of the foregoing county offices in counties of this class.

15. [Justices of the peace.] In counties of this class, justices of the peace shall be compensated as follows, and all salaries shall be payable monthly in the same manner as the salaries of county officers are paid, viz:

(1) In townships having a population of twenty thousand or more, justices of the peace shall each receive a salary of two hundred fifty dollars per month as full compensation for all services rendered by them, except as hereinafter provided; provided, however, that in all such townships having a population of twenty thousand or more, there shall be two township justices of the peace in and for any such township, and said justices shall each be allowed a clerk to be appointed by the justices of the peace at a salary of one hundred dollars per month, each, payable monthly in the same manner as salaries of county officers are paid, and shall be furnished with offices and necessary supplies by the board of supervisors.

(2) In townships having a population of five thousand and less than twenty thousand, justices of the peace shall each receive a salary of one hundred thirty-seven dollars and fifty cents per month for all services rendered by them, except as hereinafter provided.

(3) In townships having a population of four thousand four hundred and less than five thousand, justices of the peace shall each receive a salary of one hundred thirty-five dollars per month as full compensation for all services rendered by them, except as hereinafter provided.

(4) In townships having a population of two thousand five hundred and less than four thousand four hundred, justices of the peace shall each receive a salary of seventyfive dollars per month as full compensation for all services rendered by them except as hereinafter provided.

(5) In townships having a population of two thousand two hundred fifty and less than two thousand five hundred, justices of the peace shall each receive the sum of sixty dollars per month as salary for all services rendered in both civil and criminal cases. All fees collected by them shall be paid monthly by them into the county treasury.

(6) In townships having a population of one thousand and less than two thousand five hundred, justices of the peace shall each receive a salary of fifty dollars per month as full compensation for all services rendered by them, except as hereinafter provided.

(7) In townships having a population of less than one thousand, justices of the peace shall each receive a salary of thirty dollars per month as full compensation for all services rendered by them, except as hereinafter provided.

Justices of the peace in all townships in counties of the fourth class shall be permitted to receive and retain for their own use, fees for celebrating marriages and returning certificates thereof, but all other fees shall be collected by them and by them paid into the county treasury at least once a month.

16. [Constables.] In counties of this class constables shall be compensated as follows, and all salaries herein provided shall be paid in the same manner as the salaries of county officers are paid, viz:

(1) In townships having a population of twenty thousand or more, constables shall each receive a salary of one hundred dollars per month for all services rendered by them in criminal cases. As compensation for all services rendered in civil cases and all other matters wherein they may charge fees for their services, a constable may collect and retain for his own use as his compensation such fees as are now, or may hereafter be allowed by law.

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