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AGO Opinions with Topic: APPOINTMENT BY COUNTY COMMISSIONERS
AGO 1965 No. 20 >  May 26, 1965
OFFICES AND OFFICERS - COUNTY - AUDITOR - VACANCY IN OFFICE - APPOINTMENT BY COUNTY COMMISSIONERS - COMMISSIONER NOT ELIGIBLE FOR APPOINTMENT - RESIGNATION
OFFICES AND OFFICERS ‑- COUNTY ‑- AUDITOR ‑- VACANCY IN OFFICE ‑- APPOINTMENT BY COUNTY COMMISSIONERS ‑- COMMISSIONER NOT ELIGIBLE FOR APPOINTMENT ‑- RESIGNATION ‑- EFFECT (1) A board of county commissioners may not appoint one of its members to fill a vacancy in the office of county auditor. (2) Same: If a county commissioner were to resign his office for the sole purpose of accepting an appointment as the county auditor under a prior agreement to that effect with the board of which he was a member, the member would still be ineligible for the appointment notwithstanding his resignation.
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