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|Volume & Opinion Number||Opinion Held||Date Issued|
|48-8||Mont. Code Ann. § 7-4-2503(3)(d)(ii) (1999) authorizes county commissioners to grant full-time county attorneys longevity increases for their years served as deputy county attorneys in addition to their years of service as county attorneys.||11/02/99|
|48-6||The Montana oversize/weight vehicle permit provisions of title 61 of the Montana Code Annotated, as applied to reducible loads, comply with federal law and regulations because they became grandfathered exceptions after July 1, 1956.||08/31/99|
|48-4||The mayor, not the chief of police, is the chief law enforcement administrator in a commission-executive form of local government.||06/17/99|
|48-3||A board of county commissioners does not have the authority to modify the annual library budget submitted by the library trustees even if the library is funded by a general fund levy, except that the board of county commissioners may limit the amount of general fund tax revenue requested in the budget by the library trustees to that amount generated by a tax levy of five mills.
A board of county commissioners does not have the authority to modify the library trustees’ decisions regarding library staff compensation even if the library is funded by a general fund levy.
|48-2||The Chief Water Judge is not subject to the state leave policies in Mont. Code Ann. title 2, chapter 18, part 6.||04/28/99|
|48-1||A district court clerk must charge and collect the court reporter filing fee provided under Mont. Code Ann. § 25-1-202 when a civil appeal has been filed from a city or justice court.||02/18/99|