City of Monroe, MI
Monroe County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Mayor and City Council of the City of Monroe 12-1-1997 by Ord. No. 97-017. Amendments noted where applicable.]
CHARTER REFERENCES
Temporary disability or absence of officers and employees — See § C-14.
Designation of elective and appointive officers — See §§ C-46 and C-47.
Authority of Council to define duties of officers and employees — See § C-71.
GENERAL REFERENCES
Department of Personnel and Labor Relations — See Ch. 41, Art. IV.
Municipal Employees' Retirement System — See Ch. 127, Art. I.
STATUTORY REFERENCES
Municipal Employees' Retirement Act of 1984 — See MCLA § 38.1501 et seq.
Compensation and salaries in Home Rule cities — See MCLA §§ 117.3, 117.5, 117.17, 117.19, 117.20, 117.28, 117.32, 117.33.
Every elective officer of the City shall be a resident of the City and a citizen of the State of Michigan and of the United States.
A. 
Every person hired or appointed prior to July 1, 1975, shall not be required to change his or her residence, nor suffer any penalty as a result of his or her residency. The policy in effect prior to July 1, 1975, was that employees could reside outside the limits of the City of Monroe, but within a five-mile perimeter thereof, and were allowed to move into the City from that perimeter, or out of the City into that perimeter, without restriction, provided that the City was notified of the residency change.
B. 
Employees hired between July 1, 1975, and November 1, 1977, shall be subject to the residency requirements as prescribed by ordinance or civil service rules in effect at that time.
A. 
The residency requirements for employees in the COMEA Unit II and the police and fire bargaining units of the City shall be defined, as agreed to pursuant to certain collective bargaining agreements, by the following geographical boundaries:
Commencing at the intersection of Woodchuck Creek with Lake Erie; thence westerly along Woodchuck Creek to Goutz Road; thence northerly along Goutz Road to Albain Road; thence westerly along Albain Road to Strasburg Road; thence northerly along Strasburg Road, and Strasburg Road extended, to North Custer Road; thence westerly along North Custer Road to Doty Road; thence northerly along Doty Road to the north Township line of Raisinville Township; thence easterly along the north Township line of Raisinville Township to Exeter Road; thence northerly along Exeter Road to the north Township line of Frenchtown Township; thence easterly along the north line of Frenchtown Township to Lake Erie; thence southerly along the easterly shoreline of Lake Erie to Woodchuck Creek.
The boundary description set forth herein covers both sides of all roads above described.
B. 
The residency requirements for employees in the Teamsters Local No. 214 and COMEA Unit I bargaining units of the City shall be defined, as agreed to pursuant to certain collective bargaining agreements, by the following geographical or political boundaries:
Land located in Townships 6, 7, and 8 South and Ranges 7, 8, 9, and 10 East of the County of Monroe, State of Michigan, and described as follows: Commencing at the intersection of the center line of Allen Cove Road extended southeasterly and the western shoreline of Lake Erie; thence northwesterly along the center line of Allen Cove Road and said extension to the southern boundary of LaSalle Township, said boundary being the center line of Rauch Road extended easterly; thence westerly along the center line of Rauch Road and said extension to the center line of Minx Road; thence northerly along the center line of Minx Road and Minx Road extended northerly to the center line of Ida East Road extended easterly, said road and extension being the southern boundary of Raisinville Township; thence westerly along the center line of Ida East Road and said extension to the center line of Lewis Avenue; thence northerly and northeasterly along the center line of Lewis Avenue to the center line of North Custer Road; thence northwesterly along the center line of North Custer Road to the center line of Ida Maybee Road; thence northeasterly along the center line of Ida Maybee Road to the center line of Stone Road; thence easterly along the center line of Stone Road and southeasterly along the center line of Blue Bush Road and Blue Bush Road extended southeasterly to the northern boundary line of Raisinville Township; thence easterly along the northern boundary line of Raisinville Township to the center line of Exeter Road, said road being the western boundary of Frenchtown Township; thence northerly along the center line of Exeter Road to the northern boundary of Frenchtown Township; thence easterly, southerly, easterly, southerly, and easterly to the western shoreline of Lake Erie; thence southwesterly along the western shoreline of Lake Erie to the intersection of the center line of Allen Cove Road extended southeasterly, said point of intersection being the point of beginning and ending.
The foregoing description includes a northern portion of the City of Luna Pier, an eastern portion of Raisinville Township, a southwestern portion of Exeter Township, a southern portion of the Village of Maybee, all of the Townships of Lasalle, Frenchtown, and Monroe, and all of the City of Monroe. Both sides of all roads, streets, and highways on the perimeter of the foregoing description shall be considered within the boundaries of said description.
A. 
Certain appointees and all board and commission members shall, at the taking of their oaths, be residents of the City.
B. 
The Mayor and Council may, upon the appointment of department heads and assistant department heads, grant them up to one year to move within the City limits.