Mayors and Council Members May Not Be Full-Time Permanent City Employees

The mayor and all city council members elected or appointed on or after August 1, 2010 are prohibited from being employed by the city. “Employed” means full-time permanent employment as defined by the city’s employment policy.

The relevant laws are Minn. Stat. § 410.191 for charter cities and Minn. Stat. § 412.02, subd. 1a for statutory cities.


Date this Avoiding Pitfall was most recently published: 09/18/2020