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county officers are paid; provided, further, however, that in each year in which a new and complete registration of voters is required by law the county clerk may appoint an additional deputy or deputies whose compensation in the aggregate shall not exceed four hundred dollars in any one year; and provided, further, that the county clerk shall file with the county auditor a certified statement showing in detail the amount and persons to whom said compensation is paid. Such salaries of such deputies shall be paid out of the same fund as the salaries of other county officers are paid.

2. The sheriff, four thousand dollars per annum; provided, that in counties of this class there shall be and there hereby is allowed to the sheriff the following deputies, who shall be appointed by the sheriff and shall be paid salaries as follows, to wit: One undersheriff at a salary of two hundred dollars per month, one deputy sheriff at a salary of one hundred dollars per month, and one deputy sheriff at seventy-five dollars per month, who shall be head jailer at the county jail in said county; provided, that if the sheriff shall not be allowed the privilege of boarding the prisoners as heretofore provided, in this county, then the deputy who shall be head jailer shall receive the salary of one hundred dollars per month; said sheriff and his deputies shall be allowed their actual traveling expenses in the performance of their duties, but no other fees or mileage of any nature or kind shall be allowed in civil or criminal matters; all fees of every nature and kind collected by the sheriff shall be turned into the county treasurer. The salaries of the deputies hereinbefore provided shall be paid in monthly installments by said county, at the same time and manner and out of the same fund as the salaries of other county officers are paid.

3. The recorder, three thousand dollars per annum; provided, that in counties of this class, there shall be and there is hereby allowed to the recorder two copyists who shall be appointed by the recorder of said county, each of whom shall be paid a salary of seventy-five dollars per month, which salaries shall be paid by said county in 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.

4. The auditor, one thousand eight hundred dollars per annum.

5. The tax-collector, two thousand one hundred dollars per annum; provided, that in counties of this class, there shall be and there hereby is allowed to the tax-collector a deputy to be appointed by the tax-collector, who shall receive a salary of seventy-five dollars per month, which salary shall be paid by said county in 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.

6. The assessor, three thousand six hundred dollars per annum; and said assessor may appoint one chief deputy, who shall receive a salary of one thousand two hundred dollars per annum, which salary shall be paid by the county in equal monthly installments; also, he may appoint other field deputies whose compensation in the aggregate shall not exceed two thousand dollars in any one year, payable to them in installments, at such time and in such amounts as may be designated by the assessor; provided, that the assessor shall file with the county auditor a verified statement showing in detail the amounts and the persons to whom said compensation is paid. All of the salaries of the above deputies shall be paid in the same manner and out of the same fund as the salaries of other county officials are paid. All commissions or fees now or hereafter allowed by law shall be paid into the county treasury and no compensation shall be allowed the assessor for preparing the military roll of a county of this class. The office of the county assessor shall be kept open on each and every day, except Sundays and legal holidays, from nine o'clock a. m. to twelve o'clock m., and from one o'clock p. m. to five o'clock p. m. The changes provided in this section do not affect an increase in the compensation of a county officer and shall apply immediately to incumbents.

7. The county treasurer, two thousand one hundred dollars per annum; provided, that all commissions received by the treasurer on the collection of inheritance taxes shall be paid into the county treasury; provided, further, that in counties of this class the county treasurer may appoint a deputy or deputies whose compensation in

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the aggregate shall not exceed three hundred dollars in any one year, payable to them in installments at such times and in such amounts as may be decided by the county treasurer; provided, that said treasurer shall file with the county auditor a verified statement showing in detail the amounts and the persons to whom said compensation is paid. All of the salaries of such deputies shall be paid in the same manner and out of the same fund as the salaries of other county officials are paid.

8. The district attorney, two thousand five hundred dollars per annum; provided, that in counties of this class there shall be and there hereby is allowed to the district attorney a deputy, who shall be appointed by the district attorney of said county, and whose salary is hereby fixed at the sum of one thousand two hundred dollars per annum, which 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 district attorney.

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

11. The superintendent of schools, two thousand one hundred dollars per annum. His office shall be kept open on all business days from nine a. m. to twelve m., and from one p. m. to five p. m. He shall be allowed his actual traveling expenses, when visiting the schools of this county and such per diem as is now or may hereafter be allowed by law for services as a' member of the county board of education; provided, that in counties of this class there shall be and there hereby is allowed to the superintendent of schools a deputy, to be appointed by the superintendent of schools, who shall receive from the county a salary of one thousand dollars per annum, which salary shall be paid by the county in equal monthly installments, and which said salary shall be paid at the same time and in the same manner and out of the same funds as is the salary of the superintendent of schools.

12. The county surveyor, two thousand five hundred dollars per annum; provided, that if the county surveyor shall be appointed superintendent of the permanent highways in the county constructed under bond issue, under any statute of this state providing for the appointment of such superintendent, then and in that event said county surveyor shall receive a salary of four thousand dollars per annum; and said surveyor may appoint one chief deputy surveyor who shall receive a salary of one thousand five hundred dollars per annum; also, one deputy who shall receive a salary of one thousan two hundred dollars per annum; su compensation and salary as above set forth shall be paid in full for all services rendered by such county surveyor; 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 salary to be paid at the same time, in the same manner and out of the same fund as salaries of other county officials are paid.

13. (Board of education.] In counties of this class, each member of the county board of education shall receive five dollars for each day the board of education is in session, not to exceed a total of three hundred fifty dollars per annum. In addition each member shall receive the same mileage as is allowed the members of the board of supervisors of said county. Compensation of the members of the county board of education shall be payable out of the same funds and in the same manner as is the salary of the county superintendent of schools.

14. Justices of the peace shall receive the following monthly salaries, to be paid each month as salaries of other county officers are paid, which shall be in full for all services rendered in both civil and criminal cases: In townships where the population is four thousand or more, one hundred fifty dollars per month, and said justice of the peace shall be furnished with offices and necessary supplies by the board of supervisors of said county; in townships where the population is two thousand and less than four thousand, eighty dollars per month; in townships where the population is one thousand and less than two thousand, forty dollars per month; in town. ships where the population is less than one thousand, twenty dollars per month; provided, that the justice of the peace shall, before receiving his monthly salary, file with the auditor a statement of all fines received, together with the treasurer's receipt for same; provided, further, that no justice of the peace shall hold the office of city recorder.

15. Constables shall receive the following monthly salaries to be paid each month as salaries of county officers are paid, which shall be in full for all services rendered by them in criminal cases: In townships where the population is four thousand or more, eighty dollars per month; in townships where the population is two thousand and less than four thousand, seventy dollars per month; in townships where the population is one thousand and less than two thousand, fifty dollars per month; in townships where the population is less than one thousand, twenty-five dollars per month. In addition to the monthly salary herein allowed, each constable may retain for his own use such fees as are now 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 or conveying prisoners to court or to prison, which said expenses shall be audited and allowed by the board of supervisors and paid out of the county treasury.

16. [Population of townships.] For the purposes of subdivions fourteen and fifteen of this section, the population of the several judicial townships shall be ascertained by the board of supervisors by multiplying by three the vote for governor of the State of California cast in each township at the next preceding election.

17. [Supervisors.) Each member of the board of supervisors, one thousand two hundred dollars per annum, and their necessary expenses when attending to the business of the county, other than the meetings of the board at the county seat, and twenty cents per mile in traveling from his residence to the county seat; provided, that not more than one mileage for any one regular session of the board shall be allowed, and not more than one mileage for any special session of the board shall be allowed.

18. [Salaries payable monthly.) The salaries of all county and township officers and their deputies shall be payable in monthly installments on the first day of each month.

19. [Grand jurors.] For acting as a grand juror in the superior court, for each day's attendance per day, three dollars. For every mile actually traveled in attending court as a grand juror, in going only, twenty-five cents per mile.

History: Former section, relating to the qualification of district attorney, repealed and present section enacted March 18, 1907, Stats. and Amdts. 1907, p. 500, Kerr's Stats. and Amdts. 1906-7, p. 339; amended March 25, 1909, Stats, and Amdts. 1909, p. 727; February 28, 1911, Stats. and Amdts. 1911, p. 402, and again amended April 27, 1911, Stats, and Amdts. 1911, p. 1140 (which amendment is given in Biennial Supplement as $ 4259[a]); amendment approved June 16, 1913, fails to show whether it was the Act of February 28, or that of April 27, 1911, that was intended to be amended, Stats, and Amdts. 1913, p. 1177; amended April 27, 1915, Stats. and Amdts. 1915, p. 223; April 16, 1917, Stats, and Amdts. 1917, p. 126. In effect July 27, 1917.

ARTICLE XXXI.

COUNTIES OF THE THIRTY-FIRST CLASS.

§ 4260. SALARIES AND FEES OF OFFICERS OF. In counties of the thirty-first class the county and township officers shall receive, as compensation for the services required of them by law and by virtue of their offices, the following salaries and fees, to wit:

1. The county clerk, three thousand two hundred fifty dollars per annum; and also such compensation as is now or may hereafter be allowed by law; and in each year in which a new and complete registration of voters is required by law he shall receive such an amount as shall be necessary to pay deputy registration clerks for taking affidavits of registration outside of the office at the rate of ten cents each, and such an amount as shall be necessary to pay deputies in the office for enrolling the registrations upon the great register at the rate of four cents each, the claims for which shall be presented and allowed by the board of supervisors as other claims are presented and allowed; he may also appoint a deputy clerk, which office of deputy clerk is hereby created, whose salary shall be nine hundred dollars per annum, payable as the salaries of county officers are paid.

2. The sheriff, six thousand dollars per annum.

3. The recorder, two thousand two hundred fifty dollars per annum; provided, that such recorder shall collect and pay into the county treasury for the use and benefit of the county the fees required by law to be so collected; and provided, that when the amount of said fees so collected shall amount to more than two hundred dollars in any one month, the said recorder may receive and retain for his own use, in addition to his salary, one-half of all fees in excess of two hundred dollars in one month so collected; and provided, that in counties of this class the recorder may appoint two copyists for service in his office, which office of copyists for the county recorder is hereby created, and said copyists shall receive as compensation for their services the sum of five hundred forty dollars each per annum, to be paid out of the county treasury in equal monthly installments, at the same time and in the same manner and out of the same fund as the salary of the recorder is paid.

4. The auditor, two thousand dollars per annum; he may also appoint a deputy auditor, which office of deputy auditor is hereby created, whose salary shall be seventyfive dollars per month, payable as the salaries of all other county officers are paid. The provisions of this subsection do not increase the compensation of a county officer and shall take effect immediately.

5. The treasurer, two thousand dollars per annum.

6. The tax-collector, one thousand dollars per annum; provided, that said tax-collector shall perform the duties and receive and retain for his own use, the fees provided by law for the license-tax collector.

7. The assessor, four thousand two hundred fifty dollars per annum; provided, that in counties of this class the assessor may appoint a field deputy, which office of field deputy is hereby created, who shall hold office from the first day of March of each year up to and including the last day of July of each year. The salary of said field deputy herein provided for is fixed at the sum of one hundred fifty dollars per month, to include expenses for each month during which the said field deputy holds office, as herein provided. The salary of said field deputy shall be paid at the same time, in the same manner and out of the same fund as the salaries of other county officers are paid.

8. The district attorney, two thousand four hundred dollars per annum; he may also appoint a deputy, which office of deputy district attorney is hereby created, whose salary shall be one thousand dollars per annum, payable as the salaries of other county officers are paid.

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, one thousand eight hundred dollars per annum, including services on the board of education. He shall be allowed his actual traveling expenses not to exceed three hundred dollars per annum; he shall also be allowed one deputy whose salary shall be fifty dollars per month, payable the same as the salary of county officers; provided, that he shall keep his office open from nine o'clock a. m. to five o'clock p. m. of each business day.

12. The surveyor shall receive a per diem of ten dollars for all work performed for the county, in addition thereto all necessary expenses and transportation on work performed in the field.

[Population of townships.] For the purpose of fixing the compensation of justices of the peace according to their duties, townships of this class of counties are hereby classified according to population. The population shall be determined by the board of supervisors upon the enactment of this act, and also at the time of the formation of any new township or townships. The board may determine such popu

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lation by multiplying by three the number of registered voters at the last general election next preceding the date of such determination.

Townships having a population of five thousand eight hundred or more shall belong to and be known as townships of the first class; townships having a population of four thousand and less than five thousand eight hundred shall belong to and be known as townships of the second class; townships having a population of three thousand and less than four thousand shall belong to and be known as townships of the third class; townships having a population of two thousand two hundred and less than three thousand shall belong to and be known as townships of the fourth class; townships having a population of one thousand seven hundred and less than two thousand two hundred shall belong to and be known as a township of the fifth class; townships having a population of one thousand two hundred and less than one thousand seven hundred shall belong to and be known as townships of the sixth class; townships having a population of six hundred and less than one thousand two hundred shall belong to and be known as townships of the seventh class; townships having a population of three hundred and less than six hundred shall belong to and be known as townships of the eighth class; townships having a population of less than three hundred shall belong to and be known as townships of the ninth class.

Justices of the peace shall receive the following salaries: In townships of the first class, the sum of nine hundred dollars for the period beginning with the date upon which this act becomes effective and ending December 31, 1915, and thereafter a salary of nine hundred dollars per annum; in townships of the second class, the sum of seven hundred eighty dollars for the period beginning with the date upon which this act becomes effective and ending December 31, 1915, and thereafter a salary of seven hundred eighty dollars per annum; in townships of the third class, the sum of six hundred sixty dollars for the period beginning with the date upon which this act becomes effective and ending December 31, 1915, and thereafter a salary of six hundred sixty dollars per annum; in townships of the fourth class, the sum of six hundred dollars for the period beginning with the date upon which this act becomes effective and ending December 31, 1915, and thereafter a salary of six hundred dollars per annum; in townships of the fifth class, the sum of three hundred twenty dollars for the period beginning with the date upon which this act becomes effective and ending December 31, 1915, and thereafter a salary of three hundred twenty dollars per annum; in townships of the sixth class, the sum of two hundred forty dollars for the period beginning with the date upon which this act becomes effective and ending December 31, 1915, and thereafter a salary of two hundred forty dollars per annum; in townships of the seventh class, the sum of one hundred eighty dollars for the period beginning with the date upon which this act becomes effective and ending with December 31, 1915, and thereafter a salary of one hundred eighty dollars per annum; in townships of the eighth class, the sum of one hundred twenty dollars for the period beginning with the date upon which this act becomes effective and ending December 31, 1915, and thereafter a salary of one hundred twenty dollars per annum; in townships of the ninth class, the sum of sixty dollars for the period beginning with the date upon which this act becomes effective and ending December 31, 1915, and thereafter a salary of sixty dollars per annum.

Such salaries shall be paid in the same manner and out of the same fund as the salaries of county officers are paid and shall be compensation in full for all services rendered.

All fees received by justices of the peace shall be paid into the county treasury every month.

14. The constable shall receive the following fees, to wit: For serving summons and complaint, for each defendant served one dollar; for each copy of summons for service when made by him, twenty-five cents; for levying writ of attachment or execution or executing order of arrest or for the delivery of personal property, one dollar; for keeping personal property, such sum as the court may order, but no more than two dollars per day shall be allowed for a keeper when necessarily employed; for taking bond or undertaking, fifty cents; for copies of writs and other papers, except summons,

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