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CHAPTER 58-07TOWNSHIP CLERK58-07-01.Compensation of clerk.The township clerk is entitled to receive ascompensation for services twenty dollars a day for each day necessarily devoted to the work of<br>the clerk's office not exceeding one thousand dollars in a calendar year.Additionalcompensation over one thousand dollars may be provided for reimbursement of expenses and<br>mileage at a rate not exceeding the allowable mileage rate accepted by the United States internal<br>revenue service for each mile [1.61 kilometers] necessarily traveled in the performance of the<br>clerk's duties. In those townships in which the offices of township clerk and treasurer have been<br>merged, the person elected to fill the new office is entitled to receive compensation as township<br>clerk only.58-07-02. Clerk may appoint deputy - Deputy to take oath. The township clerk mayappoint a deputy for whose acts the township clerk is responsible. Before a deputy clerk enters<br>upon the duties of the office, the deputy clerk shall take and subscribe the oath required by the<br>Constitution of North Dakota and shall file the same in the office of the clerk of the district court.<br>In those townships in which the offices of township clerk and treasurer have been merged, the<br>person elected to fill the new office shall appoint a deputy only after receiving the approval of the<br>board of township supervisors.58-07-03. Duties of township clerk. The township clerk shall perform the followingduties:1.Act as clerk of the board of township supervisors and keep in the township clerk's<br>office a true record of all of its proceedings.2.File and safely keep all certificates of oaths and bonds required to be kept in the<br>township clerk's office and all other papers required by law to be filed in that office<br>and have and keep custody of the record books and papers of the township when no<br>other provision is made therefor by law.3.Enter in the minutes of the proceedings of each township meeting each order or<br>direction and every rule and regulation adopted at such meeting.4.File and preserve all accounts audited by the township board or allowed at a<br>township meeting and enter a statement thereof in the township record books.5.File the township clerk's bond in the office of the county auditor and the township<br>clerk's oath and the oath of the deputy clerk, if one is appointed, in the office of the<br>clerk of the district court.6.Preserve and record the annual statement of the treasurer, except that in those<br>townships in which the offices of township clerk and treasurer have been merged,<br>the person elected to fill the new office shall file a copy of the annual treasurer's<br>statement with the chairman of the board of township supervisors.7.Require all legally elected officers who accept the offices to which they are elected to<br>qualify within the time prescribed by law and in accordance with all other provisions<br>thereof.8.Make a record of all statements of the remittances of any township funds from the<br>county treasurer to the township treasurer as such statements are mailed to the<br>township clerk by the county treasurer, except that in those townships in which the<br>offices of township clerk and treasurer have been merged, the person elected to fill<br>the new office shall make a record of all statements of the remittances of any<br>township funds from the county treasurer to the township treasurer and shall file<br>such statements with the chairman of the board of township supervisors.Page No. 19.Keep an account of the township funds in the same manner as is required of the<br>township treasurer, except that in those townships in which the offices of township<br>clerk and treasurer have been merged, the person elected to fill the office shall keep<br>an account of the township funds and shall report the balance of such funds to the<br>chairman of the board of township supervisors no less frequently than every sixty<br>days.10.Perform all duties imposed upon the township clerk under the laws of this state<br>relating to the forming of jury panels.58-07-04. Penalty for neglect. If a township clerk willfully neglects or refuses to performany of the duties required of the township clerk under this chapter, that person is guilty of an<br>infraction.58-07-05. Destruction of township records. After the same have first been offered tothe state archivist for preservation as archival resources, the township clerk shall destroy by any<br>suitable means as determined by the board of township supervisors any of the following books,<br>forms, or blanks after the same have become ten years old:1.Election pollbooks.2.Election registration books.3.Petitions of candidates.4.All election forms, blanks, books, and records of every kind and description except<br>abstracts of votes.5.Assessment slips.6.Township board of equalization records.7.Claims vouchers which have been audited and paid.8.Certificates of officials' bonds.9.Insurance policies which have become obsolete.Page No. 2Document Outlinechapter 58-07 township clerk

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CHAPTER 58-07TOWNSHIP CLERK58-07-01.Compensation of clerk.The township clerk is entitled to receive ascompensation for services twenty dollars a day for each day necessarily devoted to the work of<br>the clerk's office not exceeding one thousand dollars in a calendar year.Additionalcompensation over one thousand dollars may be provided for reimbursement of expenses and<br>mileage at a rate not exceeding the allowable mileage rate accepted by the United States internal<br>revenue service for each mile [1.61 kilometers] necessarily traveled in the performance of the<br>clerk's duties. In those townships in which the offices of township clerk and treasurer have been<br>merged, the person elected to fill the new office is entitled to receive compensation as township<br>clerk only.58-07-02. Clerk may appoint deputy - Deputy to take oath. The township clerk mayappoint a deputy for whose acts the township clerk is responsible. Before a deputy clerk enters<br>upon the duties of the office, the deputy clerk shall take and subscribe the oath required by the<br>Constitution of North Dakota and shall file the same in the office of the clerk of the district court.<br>In those townships in which the offices of township clerk and treasurer have been merged, the<br>person elected to fill the new office shall appoint a deputy only after receiving the approval of the<br>board of township supervisors.58-07-03. Duties of township clerk. The township clerk shall perform the followingduties:1.Act as clerk of the board of township supervisors and keep in the township clerk's<br>office a true record of all of its proceedings.2.File and safely keep all certificates of oaths and bonds required to be kept in the<br>township clerk's office and all other papers required by law to be filed in that office<br>and have and keep custody of the record books and papers of the township when no<br>other provision is made therefor by law.3.Enter in the minutes of the proceedings of each township meeting each order or<br>direction and every rule and regulation adopted at such meeting.4.File and preserve all accounts audited by the township board or allowed at a<br>township meeting and enter a statement thereof in the township record books.5.File the township clerk's bond in the office of the county auditor and the township<br>clerk's oath and the oath of the deputy clerk, if one is appointed, in the office of the<br>clerk of the district court.6.Preserve and record the annual statement of the treasurer, except that in those<br>townships in which the offices of township clerk and treasurer have been merged,<br>the person elected to fill the new office shall file a copy of the annual treasurer's<br>statement with the chairman of the board of township supervisors.7.Require all legally elected officers who accept the offices to which they are elected to<br>qualify within the time prescribed by law and in accordance with all other provisions<br>thereof.8.Make a record of all statements of the remittances of any township funds from the<br>county treasurer to the township treasurer as such statements are mailed to the<br>township clerk by the county treasurer, except that in those townships in which the<br>offices of township clerk and treasurer have been merged, the person elected to fill<br>the new office shall make a record of all statements of the remittances of any<br>township funds from the county treasurer to the township treasurer and shall file<br>such statements with the chairman of the board of township supervisors.Page No. 19.Keep an account of the township funds in the same manner as is required of the<br>township treasurer, except that in those townships in which the offices of township<br>clerk and treasurer have been merged, the person elected to fill the office shall keep<br>an account of the township funds and shall report the balance of such funds to the<br>chairman of the board of township supervisors no less frequently than every sixty<br>days.10.Perform all duties imposed upon the township clerk under the laws of this state<br>relating to the forming of jury panels.58-07-04. Penalty for neglect. If a township clerk willfully neglects or refuses to performany of the duties required of the township clerk under this chapter, that person is guilty of an<br>infraction.58-07-05. Destruction of township records. After the same have first been offered tothe state archivist for preservation as archival resources, the township clerk shall destroy by any<br>suitable means as determined by the board of township supervisors any of the following books,<br>forms, or blanks after the same have become ten years old:1.Election pollbooks.2.Election registration books.3.Petitions of candidates.4.All election forms, blanks, books, and records of every kind and description except<br>abstracts of votes.5.Assessment slips.6.Township board of equalization records.7.Claims vouchers which have been audited and paid.8.Certificates of officials' bonds.9.Insurance policies which have become obsolete.Page No. 2Document Outlinechapter 58-07 township clerk

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CHAPTER 58-07TOWNSHIP CLERK58-07-01.Compensation of clerk.The township clerk is entitled to receive ascompensation for services twenty dollars a day for each day necessarily devoted to the work of<br>the clerk's office not exceeding one thousand dollars in a calendar year.Additionalcompensation over one thousand dollars may be provided for reimbursement of expenses and<br>mileage at a rate not exceeding the allowable mileage rate accepted by the United States internal<br>revenue service for each mile [1.61 kilometers] necessarily traveled in the performance of the<br>clerk's duties. In those townships in which the offices of township clerk and treasurer have been<br>merged, the person elected to fill the new office is entitled to receive compensation as township<br>clerk only.58-07-02. Clerk may appoint deputy - Deputy to take oath. The township clerk mayappoint a deputy for whose acts the township clerk is responsible. Before a deputy clerk enters<br>upon the duties of the office, the deputy clerk shall take and subscribe the oath required by the<br>Constitution of North Dakota and shall file the same in the office of the clerk of the district court.<br>In those townships in which the offices of township clerk and treasurer have been merged, the<br>person elected to fill the new office shall appoint a deputy only after receiving the approval of the<br>board of township supervisors.58-07-03. Duties of township clerk. The township clerk shall perform the followingduties:1.Act as clerk of the board of township supervisors and keep in the township clerk's<br>office a true record of all of its proceedings.2.File and safely keep all certificates of oaths and bonds required to be kept in the<br>township clerk's office and all other papers required by law to be filed in that office<br>and have and keep custody of the record books and papers of the township when no<br>other provision is made therefor by law.3.Enter in the minutes of the proceedings of each township meeting each order or<br>direction and every rule and regulation adopted at such meeting.4.File and preserve all accounts audited by the township board or allowed at a<br>township meeting and enter a statement thereof in the township record books.5.File the township clerk's bond in the office of the county auditor and the township<br>clerk's oath and the oath of the deputy clerk, if one is appointed, in the office of the<br>clerk of the district court.6.Preserve and record the annual statement of the treasurer, except that in those<br>townships in which the offices of township clerk and treasurer have been merged,<br>the person elected to fill the new office shall file a copy of the annual treasurer's<br>statement with the chairman of the board of township supervisors.7.Require all legally elected officers who accept the offices to which they are elected to<br>qualify within the time prescribed by law and in accordance with all other provisions<br>thereof.8.Make a record of all statements of the remittances of any township funds from the<br>county treasurer to the township treasurer as such statements are mailed to the<br>township clerk by the county treasurer, except that in those townships in which the<br>offices of township clerk and treasurer have been merged, the person elected to fill<br>the new office shall make a record of all statements of the remittances of any<br>township funds from the county treasurer to the township treasurer and shall file<br>such statements with the chairman of the board of township supervisors.Page No. 19.Keep an account of the township funds in the same manner as is required of the<br>township treasurer, except that in those townships in which the offices of township<br>clerk and treasurer have been merged, the person elected to fill the office shall keep<br>an account of the township funds and shall report the balance of such funds to the<br>chairman of the board of township supervisors no less frequently than every sixty<br>days.10.Perform all duties imposed upon the township clerk under the laws of this state<br>relating to the forming of jury panels.58-07-04. Penalty for neglect. If a township clerk willfully neglects or refuses to performany of the duties required of the township clerk under this chapter, that person is guilty of an<br>infraction.58-07-05. Destruction of township records. After the same have first been offered tothe state archivist for preservation as archival resources, the township clerk shall destroy by any<br>suitable means as determined by the board of township supervisors any of the following books,<br>forms, or blanks after the same have become ten years old:1.Election pollbooks.2.Election registration books.3.Petitions of candidates.4.All election forms, blanks, books, and records of every kind and description except<br>abstracts of votes.5.Assessment slips.6.Township board of equalization records.7.Claims vouchers which have been audited and paid.8.Certificates of officials' bonds.9.Insurance policies which have become obsolete.Page No. 2Document Outlinechapter 58-07 township clerk

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