Minnesota Statutes Counties, County Officers, Regional Authorities (Ch. 370-403) § 387.43. Discontinuance of civil service commission
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Subdivision 1. Unanimous board or majority election. Any sheriff's civil service commission created pursuant to the provisions of sections 387.31 to 387.45 may be discontinued and abolished by either of the following methods: by a resolution adopted by the county board on a unanimous vote a certified copy of which shall be filed in the office of the county auditor, or upon obtaining the approval of a majority of the electors voting on the question of abolishing the civil service system. The election shall be initiated by resolution adopted by a majority vote of the county board or by a petition signed by ten percent of the number of legal voters voting at the last general county election. The resolution or petition shall be filed with the county auditor.
Subd. 2. Election process. When a proper resolution or petition according to the preceding subdivision has been filed in the office of the county auditor, the auditor shall submit the question to the voters of the county at the next following special or general county election occurring at least 30 days from such filing of such petition. The question on the ballot shall be stated substantially as follows:
“Shall the sheriff's civil service commission be abolished?”
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