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Applications Sought For Supreme Court Appointment to the Compensation Council

Posted: Wednesday, January 9, 2019

Applications are sought for 1 appointment by the Chief Justice of the Minnesota Supreme Court to the Compensation Council established by Minnesota Statutes § 15A.082.  The council, which will convene in January 2019, is responsible for prescribing salaries for Minnesota’s constitutional officers, justices of the Supreme Court, judges of the Court of Appeals and the district courts, and the heads of certain state and metropolitan agencies.  Eligibility for appointment to the Council is established by section 15A.082, subdivision 2.  In addition, members appointed to the Council must be available for meetings that begin in January 2019, with reporting deadlines by April 1, 2019.  The Council’s duties are further described in section 15A.082, which is attached to this Notice.  The Legislative Coordinating Commission will provide administrative and support services for the Council.
 
The Chief Justice of the Minnesota Supreme Court appoints eight nonjudge members of the Council.  Members are compensated at a rate of $55 per day spent on council activities, when authorized by the council, plus expenses in the same manner and amount as authorized by the commissioner’s plan adopted under section 43A.18, subdivision 2.  Members, who as a result of time spent attending council meetings, incur child care expenses that would not otherwise have been incurred, may be reimbursed for those expenses upon council or committee authorization.
 
Appointments to the council will be made between January 7, 2019, and January 15, 2019.
 
Persons interested in being appointed to the council should send a letter of interest and a curriculum vitae to AnnMarie S. O'Neill, Clerk of the Appellate Courts, 305 Minnesota Judicial Center, 25 Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., St. Paul, MN 55155 or via email to mjcappellateclerkofcourt@courts.state.mn.us  The letter of interest must include sufficient information to demonstrate that the applicant satisfies the membership criteria listed in section 15A.082, subdivision 2, and can fulfill the time commitment required for the council to meet the deadlines established by section 15A.082.
 
The application deadline has been extended to 4:30 pm on Thursday, January 24, 2019.