City of Roseville, MI
Macomb County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the City Council of the City of Roseville 2-28-1984 by Ord. No. 895 as Ch. 15 of the 1984 Code. Amendments noted where applicable.]
CHARTER REFERENCES
Fixing of compensation by City Council — See Ch. 4, Sec. 4.6. Compensation of City Council — See Ch. 5, Sec. 5.1.

§ 15-1 Establishment.

There is established an Elected Officials Compensation Commission, which shall establish the salaries of all local elected officials.

§ 15-2 Membership; terms of office; appointments.

A. 
Said Commission shall consist of seven registered elector members, who shall be appointed by the Mayor subject to confirmation by a majority of the members serving on the City Council. No member, employee or member of the immediate family of a member of the legislative, judicial or executive branch of any level of government shall be eligible to be a member of the Commission. All appointments to the Commission shall be for a term of seven years.
B. 
The terms of the first members of said Commission shall be as follows: one member for one year, one member for two years, one member for three years, one member for four years, one member for five years, one member for six years and one member for seven years.
C. 
All first members shall be appointed within 30 days after the effective date of this chapter. Thereafter members shall be appointed before October 1 of the year of the appointment. If any member shall subsequently become disqualified, he or she shall immediately cease to be a member. All vacancies to the Commission shall be filled for the remainder of the unexpired term in the same manner as the other members were appointed.

§ 15-3 Meetings; compensation; determination of salaries.

A. 
Immediately after appointment, said Commission shall meet and organize, electing one of its members Chair. The Commission shall meet for not more than 15 days in the year 1974 and every odd-numbered year thereafter. The Commission shall make its determination of salaries within 45 calendar days of its first meeting. A majority of the members of the Commission shall constitute a quorum for conducting business. The members shall receive no compensation but shall be entitled to reimbursement of their actual and necessary expenses incurred in the performance of their duties. The Commission shall determine salaries of local elected officials, which determinations shall be the salaries unless rejected by resolution of 2/3 of the members elected to and serving on the City Council.
B. 
Salaries as determined shall be filed with the City Clerk and shall become effective 30 days after said filing unless rejected by the aforereferenced resolution of the City Council. In the event that the City Council rejects the salaries determined by the Commission, the existing salaries shall prevail. The expense allowance for reimbursement paid to elected officials in addition to salary shall be for expenses incurred in the course of city business and accounted for to the city.
[Amended 5-14-1996 by Ord. No. 1077]

§ 15-4 Amendment of procedure.

One year following the effective date of this chapter, the procedure for establishing the compensation of elected officials may be changed by Charter amendment revision.

§ 15-5 Referendum petition.

A petition for a referendum may be filed with the City Clerk within 60 days after the effective date of this chapter. The referendum petition must be signed by at least 5% of the registered electors of the city on the effective date of this chapter, or in the alternative, the petition may be filed in accordance with the procedure provided in the City Charter.[1] In the event that a valid referendum petition is filed, an election shall be conducted in the same manner as an election on a Charter amendment. If a petition for referendum is filed, the salaries as determined by the Commission shall not be effective until the ordinance has been approved by the electors.
[1]
Editor's Note: See Ch. 6, Sec. 6.8 et seq., of the Charter.