§1888. Salary of clerk and deputy clerk
A. The salary of the clerks and of the deputy clerks, if any, may be fixed and paid in equal proportions by the respective governing authorities of the city and parish where the court is located; or it may be fixed and paid by either of them, or in such proportions as they may determine; except that the salary payable to the clerk shall not be less than $150 per month where the population of the territorial jurisdiction of the court is less than 10,000 and not less than $250 per month where the population of the territorial jurisdiction of the court is 10,000 or more; and except that the salary payable to the deputy clerk shall in no case be less than $150 per month.
B. Notwithstanding the provisions of Subsection A of this Section, the salary of the clerk of the Morgan City City Court shall not be less than seven hundred dollars per month and the salary of the deputy clerk of this court shall not be less than six hundred dollars per month. Said salaries shall be paid by the governing authorities of the city of Morgan City and the parish of St. Mary in a proportion which the population of the city of Morgan City within Ward Six of St. Mary Parish and the population of the unincorporated portions of Ward Six of St. Mary Parish bear to the total population of Ward Six of St. Mary Parish as determined and adjusted from time to time by the decennial United States census.
Added by Acts 1960, No. 32, §3, eff. Jan. 1, 1961. Amended by Acts 1979, No. 742, §1; Acts 1995, No. 526, §1.