Opinions – 2003

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Volume & Opinion Number Opinion Held Date Issued
50-3 A county water district, as a defined local government entity, is subject to the requirements of the State of Montana Single Audit Act, whether or not it has accepted local, state or federal funds during the year. 11/05/03
50-2 When a police officer is injured in the line of duty, the employing city’s obligation to supplement the officer’s workers’ compensation wage loss benefits by paying the difference between the benefits received and the officer’s net salary pursuant to Mont. Code Ann. § 7-32-4132 ends after the city has paid benefits for a total of one year. That period may consist of aggregated periods of disability of less than one year resulting from the same injury and may extend beyond one calendar year from the date the disability begins. 07/08/03
50-1 A city-county planning board established under Montana Code Annotated Title 76, chapter 1, may enter into a contract with the city to provide the professional services of a planning director and staff that are subject to the supervision of the city manager rather than the planning board. 02/06/03