Beyer, 100182 NEAGO, AGO 82279
|Docket Nº:||AGO 82279|
|Case Date:||October 01, 1982|
Websters New International Dictionary (2d Ed.), p. 1018, defines "full time" as follows: "The amount of time considered the normal or standard amount for working during a given period, as a day, week, or month." It is evident that the ordinary meaning of the term and the one we can assume to be embraced within the legislative intent would be the usual working day for the performance of the duties of the particular office.In the case of county surveyors, full time would be that amount of time considered to be the usual, normal, or standard work day of a county officer. "Full time" therefore, would not include work performed during hours after a standard or normal work day. Presumably, this would exclude work performed during hours other than normal courthouse hours. You have further inquired about the retention of fees received by the county surveyor for work performed for individuals after normal courthouse hours. Absent agreement with the county board to the contrary, such fees may be retained by the county surveyor. Neb.Rev.Stat. §23-1901.01 (1982 Supp.) provides in pertinent part:
When there is no qualified surveyor within a county who will accept the office of county surveyor, the county board of such county may employ a competent...
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