23-1111. County officers; clerks and assistants; county board; budgetary approval.

(1) The county officers in all counties shall have the necessary clerks and assistants for such periods and at such salaries as the county officers may determine, subject to budgetary approval by the county board.

(2) In carrying out its budget-making duties, a county board shall not eliminate an office or unduly hinder a county officer in the conduct of his or her statutory duties. If a county officer challenges the county board's decision in court, the county officer shall have the burden to prove such elimination or hindrance by clear and convincing evidence.

Source:Laws 1943, c. 90, § 11, p. 302; R.S.1943, § 23-1111; Laws 2011, LB62, § 1.