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§ 4252a. FEES OF JURORS. In counties of the twenty-third class, grand jurors and trial jurors in the superior court shall receive for each day's attendance, three dollars, and for every mile actually traveled in attending court as such juror, in going only, fifteen cents.

History: Enactment approved April 6, 1917, Stats. and Amdts. 1917, p. 70. in effect July 27, 1917.

ARTICLE XXV.

COUNTIES OF THE TWENTY-FIFTH CLASS. 8 4254. SALARIES AND FEES OF OFFICERS OF. In counties of the twenty-fifth class, the county officers shall receive as compensation for the services required of them by law, or by virtue of their offices, the following salaries to wit:

1. The county clerk, two thousand seven hundred dollars per annum, and registration fees; all other fees of the clerk's office to be paid into the county treasury; provided, that in counties of this class there shall be a chief deputy clerk who shall be paid a salary of one thousand seven hundred fifty dollars per annum in equal monthly installments, said chief deputy, in addition to his other duties, to prepare all deeds for the county without extra cost to the county; also, in addition to the deputy clerk authorized by the special act of the legislature at a salary of one thousand two hundred dollars per annum, one deputy clerk who shall be paid a salary of one thousand two hundred dollars per annum, to be paid in equal monthly installments; also one deputy clerk who shall be paid nine hundred sixty dollars per annum, to be paid in equal monthly installments; and also a stenographer at a salary of fifty dollars per month for one month preceding an election where a register of voters is required; the salaries of said deputy clerks to be paid at the same time, and in the same manner, and out of the same fund as the salary of the county clerk, the clerk also to receive ten cents a name for each person registered, which shall be allowed by the board of supervisors of the county. He shall also be allowed not to exceed ten deputies for the purpose of registering electors, who shall be paid not to exceed five cents for each elector registered; that any of such deputies as are required to work in the office shall receive not to exceed two dollars and fifty cents per day for the time so employed. The change in compensation hereby made is not an increase in compensation of a county officer and shall become operative as soon as this act takes effect as to the deputy clerks and the stenographer and their salaries, but shall not become operative as to the county clerk and his salary and fees until the first Monday after the first day of January, 1919.

2. The sheriff, three thousand dollars per annum and mileage for the service of papers or process coming from courts other than those of his own county; provided, that in counties of this class there shall be one chief deputy sheriff at one thousand three hundred twenty dollars per annum, to be paid in equal monthly installments; one deputy sheriff at one thousand three hundred twenty dollars per annum, who shall act as jailer of the county jail, and one deputy sheriff at one thousand two hundred dollars per annum, said deputy sheriffs to be in addition to the deputy sheriff authorized by special act of the legislature at a salary of one thousand two hundred dollars per annum. The change in compensation hereby made is not an increase in the compensation of a county officer and shall become operative as soon as this act takes effect.

3. The recorder, two thousand two hundred dollars per annum; and said recorder shall collect and pay into the county treasury for the use and benefit of the county the fees required by law to be collected; provided, that in counties of this class there shall be one chief deputy recorder who shall receive a salary of one thousand five hundred dollars per annum, one indexing deputy recorder who shall receive a salary of one thousand two hundred dollars per annum, and two copyists who shall each receive a salary of nine hundred dollars per annum, the salaries of said recorder, deputies and copyists to be paid in equal monthly installments by the county. This section shall not go into effect until the first Monday after the first day of January, 1919.

4. The auditor, two thousand four hundred dollars per annum; provided, that in counties of this class there shall be one deputy auditor who shall receive a salary of one thousand five hundred dollars per annum, and one deputy auditor who shall receive a salary of nine hundred dollars per annum. This section shall not go into effect until the first Monday after the first day of January, 1919,

5. The treasurer, one thousand eight hundred dollars per annum and the fees and commissions now or hereafter allowed by law.

6. The tax-collector, one thousand two hundred dollars per annum, and the fees and commissions now or hereafter allowed by law; provided, that in counties of this class, there shall be one deputy tax-collector who shall receive a salary of one thousand eight hundred dollars per annum, to be paid in equal monthly installments at the same time and out of the same fund as the salary of the tax-collector; also provided, that in counties of this class there shall be one deputy tax-collector for not exceeding four months in each year at a salary of seventy-five dollars per month, also one deputy tax-collector for not exceeding five months in each year, at seventy-five dollars per annum, said salaries to be paid by the county out of the same fund as the tax-collector's.

7. The assessor, two thousand six hundred dollars per annum, and the fees and commissions now or hereafter allowed by law; provided, that in counties of this class there shall be allowed two deputies who shall be appointed by the assessor, one to receive a salary of one thousand five hundred dollars per annum and one to receive a salary of one thousand three hundred twenty dollars per annum in equal 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. It shall be the duty of said deputies, among other things, to make and correct all necessary plats, maps, and block books for the assessor's office; provided, also, that for each name upon the assessment roll, representing one or more statements in excess of four thousand five hundred, the assessor shall receive fifty cents. The change in compensation hereby made is not an increase in compensation of a county officer and shall become operative as soon as this act takes effect.

8. The district attorney, two thousand six hundred dollars per annum; provided, that in counties of this class there shall be one deputy district attorney at a salary of one thousand dollars per annum, to be paid in . equal monthly installments by the county.

9. The coroner, such fees as are now or may hereafter be allowed by law.

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

11. The superintendent of schools, two thousand dollars per annum. He shall also be allowed his actual traveling expenses when visiting the schools of the county, which expenses shall not exceed the sum of five hundred dollars in any one year. He shall receive nothing for his services as a member of the board of education. The superintendent of schools shall be allowed one deputy, to be appointed by the principal, which said deputy shall be allowed a salary of one thousand twenty dollars per annum, to be paid at the same time, in the same manner, and out of the same fund as the salary of the superintendent of schools is paid.

12. The surveyor shall receive three thousand dollars per annum, and in addition thereto, all actual traveling and other necessary expenses incurred in connection with field work. He shall have one deputy county surveyor at a salary of one thousand eight hundred dollars per annum, and one draftsman at a salary of one thousand five hundred dollars per annum, said deputy and draftsman to be appointed by the principal and paid at the same time and in the same manner as the county surveyor. It shall be the duty of the surveyor among other things, to make all necessary county and road maps, and all necessary plans and specifications for bridge work and county buildings; provided, however, that when in the judgment of the board of supervisors of the county, it is necessary to employ additional assistance for the performance of said work, other than with regard to roads, the board of supervisors may allow the necessary actual expense thereof. Also to prepare all maps or plats necessary to accompany reports made by him on road work, and prepare and keep all the necessary and proper records in his office; provided, he shall receive nothing for preparing any map or plat necessary to accompany reports made by him on road work, nor for preparing and keeping the proper records in his office. He shall at all times be subject to the orders of the board of supervisors. The office of the county surveyor shall be kept open for the accommodation of the public, with the surveyor, a deputy, or a competent clerk in charge from nine o'clock a. m, until five o'clock p. m., the same as other county offices. The county surveyor shall be allowed the services of a competent clerk, to be appointed by the principal, and receive a salary of sixty dollars per month, to be paid out of the same fund, at the same time and in the same manner as other county officers are paid. 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 services other than for the county, shall be paid into the county treasury.

13. [Classification of townships.] For the purpose of regulating the compensation of justices of the peace and constables, townships of this class of counties are hereby classified according to their population, as shown by the total number of registered voters, in each township, at the next preceding general election, prior to the fixing of the classification, the said population to be determined by multiplying the said total number of registered voters by three; townships having a population of fifteen thousand and more shall belong to and be known as townships of the first class; townships having a population of eight thousand and less than fifteen thousand shall belong to and be known as townships of the second class; townships having a population of three thousand and less than eight thousand shall belong to and be known as townships of the third class; townships having a population of one thousand and less than three thousand shall belong to and be known as townships of the fourth class; townships having a population of less than one thousand shall belong to and be known as town. ships of the fifth class; provided, that the board of supervisors of the county may, prior to any general election, consolidate two or more of such townships into one.

13a Justices of the peace shall receive the following monthly salaries, to be paid each month as county officers are paid, which shall be in full compensation for all services rendered by them, to wit: In townships of the first class, one hundred forty dollars per month; in townships of the second class, eighty dollars per month; in townships of the third class, fifty-five dollars per month; in townships of the fourth class, thirty dollars per month; in townships of the fifth class, twenty dollars per month. Each justice must pay into the county treasury once a month all fees and fines collected by him. Justices of the peace of the first class are required to keep their offices open from nine o'clock a. m. until five o'clock p. m. In townships of the first, second and third classes the board of supervisors shall furnish adequate office room, in all other townships all justices shall be allowed not to exceed five dollars per month for office rent. These salaries shall also apply to incumbents.

14. Constables shall receive the following monthly salaries, to be paid each month as the county officers are paid, which shall be in full compensation for all services rendered by them in criminal cases, to wit: In townships of the first class, one hundred twenty-five dollars; in townships of the second class, one hundred dollars; in townships of the third class, eighty dollars; in townships of the fourth class, sixty dollars; in townships of the fifth class, forty dollars. In addition to the monthly salaries herein allowed, each constable may receive and retain for his own use, such fees as are now allowed or may hereafter be allowed by law, for all services rendered by him in civil actions, and shall also be allowed all necessary expenses actually incurred in arresting and conveying prisoners to court or to prison, which expenses shall be audited and allowed by the board of supervisors, and paid out of the county treasury; provided, further, that when a constable is required to go out of his own county to serve a warrant of arrest or any other papers in a criminal case, he shall be allowed all necessary expenses actually incurred in arresting and conveying prisoners to court or to prison, which expenses shall be audited by the board of supervisors. These salaries shall also apply to incumbents.

15. Supervisors shall receive the sum of seven hundred twenty dollars per annum, each, and mileage at the rate of ten cents per mile for each mile traveled in coming to and from the meetings of the board; provided, that only one mileage at any one session of the board shall be allowed. They shall act as road commissioners in their respective districts, and shall therefor receive for their services as such road commissioners the sum of three hundred dollars per annum, and mileage at the rate of fifteen cents per mile each, one way, for all distances actually traveled by them in the discharging of their duties as such road commissioners; provided, that said expense as road commissioners shall not exceed the sum of seven hundred eighty dollars per annum for any of the commissioners. The change in compensation hereby made is not an increase in compensation of a county officer and shall become operative as soon as this act takes effect.

15a. [County librarian.] There is created for counties of the twenty-fifth class a county librarian, who shall be appointed by the board of supervisors for a term of four years and shall receive a salary of one thousand eight hundred dollars per annum, to be paid at the time and in the manner as other county officers.

16. Witnesses in criminal cases and in cases of dependent and delinquent persons shall receive two dollars per day, and ten cents per mile for each mile actually traveled, one way only. The court shall make an order directing the auditor to draw his warrant on the county treasury for the amount due, and the treasurer shall pay the same. The court may disallow any fee to a witness unnecessarily subpoenaed.

17. Jurors in a county of this class, both grand and petty jurors in the superior court, shall each receive for each day's attendance, per day, the sum of three dollars, and for each mile actually and necessarily traveled from their residence to the county seat in going only, the sum of twenty cents per mile, such mileage to be allowed but once during each session such jurors are required to attend. The court shall make an order directing the auditor to draw his warrant on the county treasury for the amount due, and the treasurer shall pay the same.

[In effect when.] This act to go into effect immediately, and apply to all present incumbents, except as hereinbefore provided and excepted.

History: Enacted March 18, 1907, Stats. and Amdts. 1907, p. 491, Kerr's Stats. and Amdts. 1906-7, p. 330; amended February 28, 1911, Stats, and Amdts. 1911, p. 191, and again amended April 26, 1911 (which amendment is given in Biennial Supplement 1911 as $ 4254[a]); amendment approved June 16, 1913, gives no indication as to whether it was the Act of February 28, or that of April 26, 1911, which was intended to be amended, Stats. and Amdts. 1913, p. 1200; amended June 1, 1915, Stats, and Amdts. 1915, p. 1050; June 1, 1917, Stats, and Amdts. 1917, p. 1754. In effect as provided in subdivisions 1, 3, 4, 17.

ARTICLE XXVI.

COUNTIES OF THE TWENTY-SIXTH CLASS. § 4255. SALARIES AND FEES OF OFFICERS OF. In counties of the twenty-sixth class, the county and township officers shall receive as compensation for the services required of them by law, or by virtue of their offices, the following salaries, to wit:

1. The county clerk, three thousand dollars per annum, and five hundred dollars additional per annum for compiling the great register of the county. In counties of this class the county clerk may appoint a deputy county clerk, which office of deputy county clerk is hereby created, and said deputy county clerk shall receive as com. pensation for all services performed as such, the sum of nine hundred dollars per annum, to be paid out of the county treasury in equal monthly installments, at the time, in the same manner and out of the same fund as salaries of county officers are paid. The county clerk may appoint such number of deputies as may be necessary for the convenient registration of electors in their respective precincts or townships, and each such registration deputy shall receive as compensation for all services performed as such the sum of ten cents per name for each elector registered by him, to be paid monthly, at the same time, in the same manner and out of the same fund as salaries of county officers are paid; provided, that each such registration deputy, when so appointed, shall, prior to the drawing of any warrant for such compensation, first file with the auditor a statement, verified by the oath of such registration deputy, and approved in writing by the county clerk, showing the number of electors so registered by him during the period covered by such statement. The county clerk shall also receive and retain for his own use such fees as are now or may hereafter be allowed by law for issuing hunting and fishing licenses, for the naturalization of persons desiring to become citizens and such other fees of similar character as are now or may hereafter be allowed by law for the performance of any service rendered by the county clerk other than in his official character as county clerk. All other fees or commissions shall be collected by the county clerk and shall be paid by him into the county treasury and no part thereof shall be retained by him as a part of his compensation.

2. The sheriff, four thousand five hundred dollars per annum. In counties of this class the sheriff may appoint an undersheriff, which office of undersheriff is hereby created, and said undersheriff shall receive as compensation for all services performed as such the sum of one thousand five hundred dollars per annum, to be paid out of the county treasury, in equal monthly installments, at the same time, in the same manner and out of the same fund as salaries of county officers are paid. In counties of this class the sheriff shall be allowed such sum as the board of supervisors shall fix for the board of prisoners confined in the county jail, and his actual necessary expenses for pursuing, searching for and arresting criminals and persons charged with being insane, and for conveying prisoners and persons charged with being insane to court and to prison or other place of confinement or detention and to and from state prisons, state hospitals and other institutions, and his actual necessary expenses for keeping, preserving and selling property seized, held or sold on attachment, execution or other process, and for the service and posting of all process papers and notices required by law to be served or posted by the sheriff. All such actual necessary expenses and said sum for the board of prisoners shall be a proper legal charge against the county and shall be allowed, audited and paid out of the county treasury in the same manner as other county charges are allowed, audited and paid. The sheriff shall collect from the state all per diem and expenses incurred in conveying prisoners and persons adjudged insane, to and from state prisons, state hospitals and other institutions and pay the same, when so collected, into the county treasury, and the same and all other fees, commissions and compensations other than as hereinabove provided, which, in other counties of other classes, are allowed by law to the sheriff, as a part of his compensation shall be paid into the county treasury, and no part thereof shall be retained by him as a part of his compensation.

3. The recorder, two thousand dollars per annum; provided, that in counties of this class the recorder may appoint a deputy, which office is hereby created, and said deputy county recorder shall receive as compensation for all services performed as such the sum of seven hundred twenty dollars per annum, payable out of the county treasury in equal monthly installments, in the same manner, at the same time and out of the same fund as salaries of county officers are paid. The recorder may employ as many copyists as may be required, who shall receive as compensation, the sum of five cents per folio for recording any instrument or notice, except maps or plats, and for making copies of any records or papers, five cents per folio. The salaries of such copyists shall be paid out of the county treasury, in the same manner, at the same time and out of the same fund as salaries of county officers are paid; provided, that the recorder shall file monthly with the auditor a verified statement showing in detail the persons employed as copyists and the amount due to each for such copying. All fees, commissions or other compensation allowed by law to the recorder in other counties of other classes, as a part of his compensation, shall be paid into the county treasury and no part thereof shall be retained by him as a part of his compensation.

4. The auditor, one thousand five hundred dollars per annum; provided, that in counties of this class the auditor may appoint a deputy, which office of deputy auditor is hereby created; said deputy auditor shall receive as compensation for all services

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