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  52.269.  Compensation of county collector — training program, attendance required, when, expenses, compensation — certain fees may be retained (certain counties). — 1.  In all counties, except first classification counties having a charter form of government and first classification counties not having a charter form of government and not containing any part of a city with a population of three hundred thousand or more, the county collector shall receive an annual salary which shall be paid in equal monthly installments by the county.  The salary shall be computed on an assessed valuation basis as provided in this subsection.  The assessed valuation factor shall be the amount as shown for the year next preceding the annual salary computation.  A county collector subject to the provisions of this section shall not receive an annual compensation less than the total compensation being received by the county collector in that county for services rendered or performed for the period beginning March 1, 1987, and ending February 29, 1988.  The county collector shall receive the same percentage adjustments provided by the county salary commissions for county officers in that county pursuant to section 50.333.  The provisions of this section shall not permit or require a reduction in the amount of compensation being paid for the office of county collector on January 1, 1997, or less than the total compensation being received for the services rendered or performed for the period beginning March 1, 1987, and ending February 29, 1988.  The salary shall be computed on the basis of the following schedule:


Assessed Valuation Salary
$18,000,000 to 40,999,999 $29,000
41,000,000 to 53,999,999 30,000
54,000,000 to 65,999,999 32,000
66,000,000 to 85,999,999 34,000
86,000,000 to 99,999,999 36,000
100,000,000 to 130,999,999 38,000
131,000,000 to 159,999,999 40,000
160,000,000 to 189,999,999 41,000
190,000,000 to 249,999,999 41,500
250,000,000 to 299,999,999 43,000
300,000,000 or more 45,000


  2.  Two thousand dollars of the salary authorized in this section shall be payable to the collector only if the collector has completed at least twenty hours of classroom instruction each calendar year relating to the operations of the collector's office when approved by a professional association of the county collectors of Missouri unless exempted from the training by the professional association.  The professional association approving the program shall provide a certificate of completion to each collector who completes the training program and shall send a list of certified collectors to the treasurer of each county.  Expenses incurred for attending the training session may be reimbursed to the county collector in the same manner as other expenses as may be appropriated for that purpose.

  3.  Any provision of law to the contrary notwithstanding, any fee provided for in section 52.250 or 52.275, when collected on ditch and levee taxes, shall not be collected on behalf of the county and deposited into the county general revenue fund.  Such fee shall be retained by the collector as compensation for his services, in addition to any amount provided for such collector in this section.

  4.  Except as provided in subsection 3 of this section, after the next general election following January 1, 1988, all fees collected by the collector shall be collected on behalf of the county and deposited in the county general revenue fund.


(L. 1987 S.B. 65, et al., A.L. 1988 S.B. 431, A.L. 1990 H.B. 1452, A.L. 1993 S.B. 250, A.L. 1997 S.B. 11, A.L. 2004 H.B. 795, et al.)


Compensation in certain first classification counties, 50.343

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