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ARTICLE VI.
Counties of the Sixth Class. [Sacramento.]

§ 4235. Salaries of officers. $ +235. Counties of sixth class, salaries of officers. In counties of the sixth class the county officers shall receive as compensation for the ser. vices required of them by law, or by virtue of their office, the following salaries, to wit:

1. County clerk. The county clerk, three thousand six hundred dollars per annum, and also such compensation as is now or may hereafter be allowed by law; provided, that in counties of this class there shall be and there is hereby allowed to the county clerk, the following deputies, clerks and assistants, to be appointed by said county clerk, which positions are hereby created, and the salaries of which are hereby fixed as follows: One chief deputy county clerk, twenty-one hundred dollars per annum; two additional deputies, fifteen hundred dollars each per annum; two deputies to act as index clerks, twelve hundred dollars each per annum; two deputies to act as stenographers, twelve hundred dollars each per annum; three deputies to act as copyists, twelve hundred dollars each per annum; three courtroom clerks, one thousand five hundred dollars each per annum; one deputy who shall be the registrar of voters, two thousand four hundred dollars per annum; one deputy who shall be the assistant registrar of voters, fifteen hundred dollars per annum; and a deputy or deputies not to exceed five, for the purpose of registering electors, to be paid not to exceed four dollars per diem each; provided, that said deputies so employed for registering electors shall not be employed except during a year when a general election is to be held throughout the state and then only between the first day of February and the fifteenth day of November of said year; and such deputies as may be needed for the purpose of registering electors in precincts outside of the corporate limits of municipalities containing twenty-five thousand or more inhabitants, who shall be paid fifteen cents per name for each person legally registered by such deputy; provided, further, that whenever a municipal, special state, or special county election, is held, the county clerk, in counties of this class, shall be, and he is hereby allowed the following additional help: Five clerks for a period of, and not exceeding, sixty days, preceding such elections, whose salaries shall not exceed four dollars per diem each. The salaries and compensations of each of said deputies, clerks and assistants to be paid out of the county treas. ury in equal monthly installments in the same manner and at the same time as other county officials are paid.

2. Sheriff. The sheriff shall receive three thousand six hundred dollars per annum salary; the sheriff shall also receive for his own use the fees for mileage which are now, or which may hereafter, be allowed by law, and the fees and commissions for the service of all papers what. soever issued by any court of the state outside of said county, and shall also receive his necessary expenses in all criminal cases. The sheriff shall also be paid twelve and one-half cents per meal each for all meals furnished prisoners confined in the county jail. That in counties of this class there shall be and there is hereby allowed to the sheriff the

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following deputies, jailers and bailiffs, to be appointed by the said sheriff, which positions are hereby created and the salaries of which are hereby fixed as follows:

One deputy who shall act as under-sheriff at a salary of twenty-one hundred dollars per annum; three deputies who shall act as jailers at a salary of thirteen hundred and twenty dollars per annum each; three deputies who shall act as criminal deputies at a salary of fifteen hundred dollars per annum each and three deputies who shall act as bailiff's at a salary of thirteen hundred and twenty dollars per annum each.

One matron to attend female prisoners at a salary of ninety dollars ($90) per month; one engineer or fireman to attend to the heating apparatus of the county jail at a salary of ninety dollars ($90) per month.

All deputies herein mentioned shall be paid at the same time and manner that their principal is paid.

3. Recorder. The recorder, three thousand six hundred dollars per annum; provided, that in counties of this class there shall be and there is hereby allowed to the recorder, which said positions are hereby created, the following deputies, clerks and copyists, who shall be appointed by such recorder and shall be paid salaries and compensations as follows: One chief deputy, at a salary of two thousand one hundred dollars per annum; one comparing clerk at a salary of fifteen hundred dollars per annum; one mortgage clerk, at a salary of twelve hundred dollars per annum; one index clerk, at a salary of fifteen hundred dollars per

Said recorder may also appoint such copyists, not to exceed four, as may be required for the recording of all papers, notices or documents in his office, who shall receive as compensation for their services, the sum of twelve hundred dollars each per annum; said recorder may also appoint two filing clerks, at a salary of twelve hundred dollars each per annum. The salaries and compensations of all deputies, clerks and copyists herein provided for, each of whom shall be a deputy county recorder, shall be paid hy said county in monthly installments, at the same time and in the same manner and out of the same fund as the salary of the county recorder is paid.

4. Auditor. The auditor, three thousand six hundred dollars per an. mum; provided, that in counties of this class there shall be, and there is hereby allowed, to the auditor, which said positions are hereby created, the following deputies who shall be appointed by the auditor of such county, and shall be paid salaries and compensation as follows: One chief deputy at a salary of twenty-one hundred dollars per annum; one redemption and index deputy at a salary of eighteen hundred dollars per annum; one warrant deputy at a salary of eighteen hundred dollars per annum, and such additional assistants as the auditor may require and whose compensation shall not exceed nine hundred dollars per annum in the aggregate for all assistance so rendered; provided, that a verified statement showing in detail the amounts paid and the persons to whom and the purpose for which said compensation has been paid for such additional assistants, as aforesaid, shall be filed with the county clerk, and the auditor shall certify thereon to the correctness of said claim. The salaries herein provided for shall be paid by the said county in equal monthly installments at the same time and in the same manner and out of the same fund as the salary of the auditor is paid.

5. Treasurer. The treasurer, thirty-six hundred dollars per annum; provided, that in counties of this class, there shall be and there is hereby allowed the following deputies and watchman, to be appointed by said treasurer, which positions are hereby created: One chief deputy at a salary of twenty-one hundred dollars per annum; one deputy to act as a warrant clerk at a salary of eighteen hundred dollars per annum; one watchman at a salary of twelve hundred dollars per annum. The salary of each said deputies and watchman to be paid out of the county treasury in equal monthly installments in the same manner and at the same time as other county officials. It is hereby further provided that in counties of this class the treasurer shall receive the commissions heretofore or hereafter allowed by law.

6. Tax-collector. The tax-collector, three thousand dollars per annum; provided, that in counties of this class there shall be and there is hereby allowed to the tax-collector, the following deputies, book-keepers and assistants to be appointed by said tax-collector, which positions are hereby created: One chief deputy at a salary of eighteen hundred dollars per annum; one office deputy at a salary of fifteen hundred dollars per annum and one book-keeper at a salary of fifteen hundred dollars per annum; and one deputy, which office is hereby created, who shall be correspondence and mail clerk at a salary of twelve hundred dollars per annum; provided, further, that the tax-collector shall have two additional deputy tax collectors to serve as such for a period of six months in each year and who shall receive a salary of one hundred dollars per month, also three additional deputy tax-collectors to serve as such for a period of three months in each year and who shall receive a salary of one hundred dollars each per month, also one additional deputy taxcollector to serve as cashier for two months in each year and who shall receive a salary of one hundred dollars each per month, all of which shall be paid by the county. The salaries of all deputies, assistants, and bookkeepers herein provided for shall be paid by the said county in equal monthly installments at the same time and in the same manner and out of the same fund as the tax-collector is paid.

7. License-collector. The license-collector, one thousand eight hundred dollars per ammum. Said license-collector shall be allowed the actual and necessary expenses incurred by him in the performance of his official duties and he shall pay into the county treasury all fees received by him in his official capacity from whatever source they may be derived.

8. Assessor. The assessor, four thousand dollars per annum; provided, that in counties of this class there shall be and there hereby is allowed to the assessor the following deputies, clerks and assistants, to be appointed by said assessor, which positions are hereby created, and the salaries of which are hereby fixed as follows: One assistant county assessor at twenty-one hundred dollars per annum; one chief deputy assessor, eighteen hundred dollars per annum; one office deputy assessor, fifteen hundred dollars per annum; oue city real estate valuation deputy, fifteen hundred dollars per annum; one country real estate valuation deputy, for not exceeding eight months in any one year, at a salary of one hundred and twenty-five dollars per month; one mortgage and transfer assistant assessor, twelve hundred dollars per annum; one field deputy assessor, for not exceeding six months in any one year, at a salary of one hun.

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dred and twenty-five dollars per month; one head country field deputy, for not exceeding four months in any one year, at a salary of one hundred and fifty dollars per month; one head city field deputy, for not exceeding four months in any one year, at a salary of one hundred and twenty-five dollars per month; six field deputy assessors, for not exceeding four months in any one year, at a salary of one hundred and twentyfive dollars each per month; ten field deputy assessors, for not exceeding four months in any one year, at a salary of one hundred dollars per month each; two clerks, for not exceeding two months in any one year, at a salary of one hundred dollars each per month. The salaries of the assistant county assessor, chief deputy assessor, office deputy assessor, city real estate valuation deputy, country real estate valuation deputy, head country field deputy, head city field deputy, clerks, mortgage and transfer assistant assessor, and field deputy assessors herein provided for shall be paid by the said county in monthly installments at the same time, manner and out of the same fund as the county assessor is paid. It is hereby further provided, that in counties of this class the assessor shall receive no commission for his collection of taxes on personal property, nor shall such assessor receive any compensation or commission for the collection of pon-taxes or road poll-taxes.

9. District attorney. The district attorney, five thousand dollars per annum; provided, that in counties of this class there shall be, and there is hereby created and allowed to the district attorney, the following assistant, deputies and employees, who shall be appointed by the district attorney of said county, and who shall be paid salaries as follows: One assistant district attorney, whose salary is hereby fixed at the sum of thirty-six hundred dollars per annum; one chief deputy district attorney, whose salary is hereby fixed at the sum of twenty-seven hundred dollars per annum; two deputy district attorneys, whose salaries are hereby fixed at the sum of twenty-one hundred dollars each per annum, whose duties it shall be, in addition to performing services as deputy district attorneys, to attend preliminary examinations held in all police and justice courts in the county and conduct on behalf of the people all prosecutions for felonies at such preliminary examinations, and, also, to attend and appear before the juvenile court of said county and prosecute proceedings therein; one clerk, who shall be a stenographer, whose salary is hereby fixed at the sum of twelve hundred dollars per annum; one county detective, who shall perform such duties as may be required of him by the district attorney or by the ordinances of the board of supervisors of the county, whose salary is hereby fixed at the sum of eighteen hundred dollars per annum; provided, further, that in addition to the salary herein fixed for said county detective he shall be allowed and paid the actual and necessary expenses incurred by him in the performance of his official duties; provided, further, that the said county detective shall file with the board of supervisors, a verified statement and claim showing in detail the amount paid, and the persons to whom and the purpose for which such payments were made; and provided, further, that in counties of this class the district attorney, in addition to the salary herein fixed, shall be allowed his traveling and other personal expenses incurred in criminal cases arising in the county and in civil actions and proceedings in which the county is interested, and all other

expenses necessarily incurred by him in the investigation and detection of crime and the prosecution of criminal cases and in civil actions and proceedings, and all other matters in which the county is interested, all of which said charges and expenses so incurred by him shall be a legal charge against the county.

10. Coroner. The coroner, such fees as are now or may be hereafter allowed by law; provided, the coroner, or other officer holding an inquest upon the body of a deceased person may subpoena a chemist to make an analysis of the contents of the stomach or tissues of the body, or a physician or surgeon to inspect the body, or hold a post-mortem examination of the deceased, and give a professional opinion as to the cause of death; and shall cause the testimony of all the witnesses at such inquest to be reduced to writing under his directions. The coroner in counties of this class shall be and he is hereby allowed the following assistants, namely, one deputy and one stenographer, which offices are hereby created; said deputy shall have the power and it shall be his duty when directed by the coroner to hold inquest, and all such power conferred by law upon the coroner may be exercised by said deputy, who shall receive a salary of twelve hundred dollars per annum; the salary of said stenographer shall be fifteen hundred dollars per annum, which salary shall be in full for all services rendered by him as such stenographer. Said stenographer shall take down in shorthand the testimony of witnesses at inquests and shall transcribe the same into longhand and file a verified copy thereof with the county clerk. The salariés of said deputy and stenographer shall be paid by the county in the same manner, at the same time and out of the same fund as other county officers are paid. The said deputy coroner and the said stenographer shall each be appointed by the coroner.

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

12. Superintendent of schools. The superintendent of schools, three thousand dollars per annum, and actual traveling expenses when visiting schools of the county, not exceeding five hundred dollars per annum; and the said superintendent of schools may appoint one assistant superintendent of schools, which office of assistant superintendent of schools is hereby created, who shall receive as compensation the sum of two thousand one hundred dollars per annum, payable at the same time and in the same manner as the salaries of other county officers are paid. Each member of the board of education of the county shall receive five dollars per day as compensation for his services when in actual attendance upon said board, and mileage at the rate of twenty cents per mile, one way only, from his residence to the place of meeting of said board. The secretary of said board of education of said county shall receive five dollars per day for his services for the actual time that the board may be in session. Said compensation of the members of the said board and of said secretary shall be paid out of the same fund as the salary of the superintendent of schools. Claims of such service and mileage shall be presented to the board of supervisors and shall be allowed, at the rate above named, and in the same manner as other claims against the county are allowed. The compensation of members of the county

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