City of Kalamazoo, MI
Kalamazoo County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the City Commission of the City of Kalamazoo as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
CHARTER REFERENCES
General authority of City Manager as to appointments — See § 11.
City Manager generally — See § 42.
Administrative departments designated — See § 44.
Directors of departments — See § 45.
City departments — See § 46.
City Clerk — See § 47.
Authority of Commission to appoint a Plan Board — See § 57.
Civil service — See § 162.
Duty of City Commission to provide and maintain, by ordinance, a retirement benefit system — See § 197.
GENERAL REFERENCES
Advertising — See Ch. 3.
Buildings and building regulations — See Ch. 9.
City bus system — See Ch. 11.
Civil defense office and personnel — See § 12-2 et seq.
Continuity in government in the event of attack — See § 12-20 et seq.
Elections — See Ch. 13.
Fire prevention and protection — See Ch. 15
Historical districts — See Ch. 16.
Historic District Commission — See § 16-16 et seq.
Housing Board of Appeals — See § 17-27 et seq.
Kalamazoo Mall — See Ch. 19.
Market Master — See § 20-5.
Harassing or interfering with City officers — See § 22-20.
Parks and recreation — See Ch. 23.
Parks and Recreation Advisory Board — See § 23-29 et seq.
Police — See Ch. 26.
Taxation — See Ch. 35.
Traffic Engineer — See § 36-4.
Traffic Board — See § 36-6.
Zoning Ordinance — See App. A.
Land Subdivision Standards Ordinance — See App. B.
STATUTORY REFERENCES
Planning Commission — See MSA § 5.2992 et seq.; MCLA § 125.31 et seq.
Historic districts and authority of City with reference thereto — See MCLA § 399.201 et seq.
002a Actuarial Assumptions
Article I In General

§ 2-1 City flag—Described.

§ 2-2 Same—Unlawful display or attachments.

§ 2-3 (Reserved)

§ 2-4 (Reserved)

§ 2-5 (Reserved)

§ 2-6 (Reserved)

§ 2-7 (Reserved)

§ 2-8 (Reserved)

§ 2-9 (Reserved)

§ 2-10 (Reserved)

§ 2-11 (Reserved)

§ 2-12 (Reserved)

§ 2-13 (Reserved)

§ 2-14 (Reserved)

§ 2-15 (Reserved)

Article II City Manager

§ 2-16 Appointment; term; absence.

§ 2-17 (Reserved)

§ 2-18 (Reserved)

§ 2-19 Conditions of employment generally.

§ 2-20 Not to accept paid consulting or teaching contracts unless with prior approval of City Commission or pursuant to terms of employment agreement.

§ 2-21 Use of City-owned automobile.

§ 2-22 Out-of-state travel.

§ 2-23 Vacation.

§ 2-24 (Reserved)

§ 2-25 (Reserved)

§ 2-26 (Reserved)

§ 2-27 (Reserved)

§ 2-28 Issuance of administrative rules and regulations.

§ 2-29 (Reserved)

§ 2-30 (Reserved)

§ 2-31 (Reserved)

§ 2-32 (Reserved)

§ 2-33 (Reserved)

§ 2-34 (Reserved)

§ 2-35 (Reserved)

§ 2-36 (Reserved)

§ 2-37 (Reserved)

§ 2-38 (Reserved)

§ 2-39 (Reserved)

Article III City Attorney

§ 2-40 Appointment; term; qualifications; absence.

§ 2-41 Conditions of employment generally.

§ 2-42 Not to accept paid consulting or teaching contracts.

§ 2-43 (Reserved)

§ 2-44 (Reserved)

§ 2-45 (Reserved)

§ 2-46 (Reserved)

§ 2-47 (Reserved)

§ 2-48 (Reserved)

§ 2-49 (Reserved)

Article IIIA Internal Auditor

§ 2-50 Office established; appointment; term.

§ 2-51 Conditions of employment; duties.

§ 2-52 (Reserved)

§ 2-53 (Reserved)

§ 2-54 (Reserved)

§ 2-55 (Reserved)

§ 2-56 (Reserved)

§ 2-57 (Reserved)

Article IV Reserved

§ 2-58 (Reserved)

§ 2-59 (Reserved)

§ 2-60 (Reserved)

§ 2-61 (Reserved)

§ 2-62 (Reserved)

§ 2-63 (Reserved)

§ 2-64 (Reserved)

§ 2-65 (Reserved)

§ 2-66 (Reserved)

§ 2-67 (Reserved)

§ 2-68 (Reserved)

§ 2-69 (Reserved)

Article IVA Reserved

§ 2-70 (Reserved)

§ 2-71 (Reserved)

§ 2-72 (Reserved)

§ 2-73 (Reserved)

§ 2-74 (Reserved)

§ 2-75 (Reserved)

§ 2-76 (Reserved)

§ 2-77 (Reserved)

§ 2-78 (Reserved)

Article V Kalamazoo Historic Preservation Commission

§ 2-79 Created.

§ 2-80 Membership, composition, appointment, terms, attendance and removal of members.

§ 2-81 Election of officers; bylaws and procedural rules; annual report.

§ 2-82 Members not compensated.

§ 2-83 Duties.

§ 2-84 Acceptance of donations; deposit and distribution of gifts.

§ 2-85 (Reserved)

§ 2-86 (Reserved)

§ 2-87 (Reserved)

§ 2-88 (Reserved)

§ 2-89 (Reserved)

§ 2-90 (Reserved)

§ 2-91 (Reserved)

§ 2-92 (Reserved)

§ 2-93 (Reserved)

§ 2-94 (Reserved)

§ 2-95 (Reserved)

§ 2-96 (Reserved)

§ 2-97 (Reserved)

§ 2-98 (Reserved)

Article VA Environmental Concerns Committee

§ 2-99 Definition.

§ 2-100 Created; composition; appointment and terms of members; officers.

§ 2-101 Limitation on reappointment of members.

§ 2-102 Election of officers; adoption of rules.

§ 2-103 Responsibilities.

§ 2-104 (Reserved)

Article VB (Reserved)

§ 2-105 (Reserved)

§ 2-106 (Reserved)

§ 2-107 (Reserved)

§ 2-108 (Reserved)

Article VI (Reserved)

§ 2-109 (Reserved)

§ 2-110 (Reserved)

§ 2-111 (Reserved)

§ 2-112 (Reserved)

§ 2-113 (Reserved)

§ 2-114 (Reserved)

§ 2-115 (Reserved)

§ 2-116 (Reserved)

§ 2-117 (Reserved)

Article VII Purchases, Sales and Contracts

§ 2-118 Powers and duties of Purchasing Agent generally.

§ 2-119 Rules and regulations for operation of Purchasing Division.

§ 2-120 General purchasing procedure.

§ 2-121 Preparation of specifications for purchases.

§ 2-122 Inspection and testing of purchased materials.

§ 2-123 Encumbrance of funds.

§ 2-124 (Reserved)

§ 2-125 Special requirements for construction contracts in excess of $100,000.

§ 2-126 (Reserved)

§ 2-127 (Reserved)

§ 2-128 (Reserved)

§ 2-129 (Reserved)

§ 2-130 (Reserved)

§ 2-131 (Reserved)

§ 2-132 (Reserved)

§ 2-133 (Reserved)

§ 2-134 (Reserved)

§ 2-135 (Reserved)

§ 2-136 (Reserved)

Article VIII Personnel Generally; Civil Service

§ 2-137 Implementation of Charter.

§ 2-138 Definitions.

§ 2-139 Exemptions from (civil service) article.

§ 2-140 (Reserved)

§ 2-141 (Reserved)

§ 2-142 (Reserved)

§ 2-143 (Reserved)

§ 2-144 (Reserved)

§ 2-145 (Reserved)

§ 2-146 (Reserved)

§ 2-147 (Reserved)

§ 2-148 (Reserved)

§ 2-149 (Reserved)

§ 2-150 (Reserved)

§ 2-151 Reestablished; composition; qualifications of members; members to serve without pay.

§ 2-152 Appointment, terms and removal of members.

§ 2-153 General duties.

§ 2-154 General powers.

§ 2-155 Appeals to board — Generally.

§ 2-156 Same — Reinstatement of employee.

§ 2-157 Appeals from board.

§ 2-158 Inspection of board's records.

§ 2-159 (Reserved)

§ 2-160 (Reserved)

§ 2-161 (Reserved)

§ 2-162 (Reserved)

§ 2-163 (Reserved)

§ 2-164 Definitions.

§ 2-165 Employee's right to explain circumstances to supervisor.

§ 2-166 Complaint investigation procedures.

§ 2-167 (Reserved)

§ 2-168 (Reserved)

§ 2-169 (Reserved)

§ 2-170 (Reserved)

§ 2-171 (Reserved)

§ 2-172 (Reserved)

§ 2-173 (Reserved)

§ 2-174 (Reserved)

§ 2-175 (Reserved)

§ 2-176 (Reserved)

§ 2-177 (Reserved)

§ 2-178 (Reserved)

§ 2-179 (Reserved)

§ 2-180 (Reserved)

§ 2-181 (Reserved)

§ 2-182 (Reserved)

§ 2-183 (Reserved)

§ 2-184 (Reserved)

§ 2-185 (Reserved)

§ 2-186 (Reserved)

§ 2-187 (Reserved)

§ 2-188 (Reserved)

Article IX (Reserved)

§ 2-189 (Reserved)

§ 2-190 (Reserved)

§ 2-191 (Reserved)

§ 2-192 (Reserved)

§ 2-193 (Reserved)

§ 2-194 (Reserved)

§ 2-195 (Reserved)

§ 2-196 (Reserved)

§ 2-197 (Reserved)

§ 2-198 (Reserved)

§ 2-199 (Reserved)

§ 2-200 (Reserved)

§ 2-201 (Reserved)

§ 2-202 (Reserved)

§ 2-203 (Reserved)

§ 2-204 (Reserved)

§ 2-205 (Reserved)

§ 2-206 (Reserved)

§ 2-207 (Reserved)

§ 2-208 (Reserved)

§ 2-209 (Reserved)

§ 2-210 (Reserved)

§ 2-211 (Reserved)

§ 2-212 (Reserved)

§ 2-213 (Reserved)

§ 2-214 (Reserved)

§ 2-215 (Reserved)

§ 2-216 (Reserved)

§ 2-217 (Reserved)

§ 2-218 (Reserved)

§ 2-219 (Reserved)

§ 2-220 (Reserved)

§ 2-221 (Reserved)

§ 2-222 (Reserved)

Article X Employee Retirement System

§ 2-223 Established; citation of article; intent.

§ 2-224 Definitions.

§ 2-225 Board of Trustees.

§ 2-226 Officers of Board of Trustees.

§ 2-227 Composition of membership of retirement system.

§ 2-228 Termination of membership; buy-back of credited service.

§ 2-229 Service credit.

§ 2-230 Age and service requirements in event of split service.

§ 2-231 Military service credit.

§ 2-232 Buyback of unpaid leave.

§ 2-233 Service accounts.

§ 2-234 Voluntary retirement.

§ 2-235 (Reserved)

§ 2-236 Retirement allowance for Public Safety members; early retirement.

§ 2-237 Retirement allowance for general members; multipliers; early retirement reduction.

§ 2-237.1 One-time (2011) enhanced retirement option.

§ 2-238 Social security integration.

§ 2-239 Deferred retirement allowance.

§ 2-240 Retirement allowance options.

§ 2-241 Nonduty death retirement allowance.

§ 2-242 Disability retirement.

§ 2-243 Disability retirement allowance (duty and non-duty).

§ 2-244 Benefits for death in line of duty.

§ 2-245 Pension offset by worker's compensation; subrogation of rights against third party.

§ 2-246 Return of disability retirant to City employ; payment proportional to available funds.

§ 2-246.1 through § 2-246.4. (Reserved)

§ 2-246.5 Periodic payment.

§ 2-247 Refund of accumulated contributions.

§ 2-248 Annuity savings fund; members' contributions; transfers.

§ 2-249 Retirement reserve fund.

§ 2-250 Reserve for employer contributions; City contribution.

§ 2-251 Expenses.

§ 2-252 (Reserved)

§ 2-252.1 Investment Committee and management of Trust Fund.

§ 2-252.2 Investment Committee membership, appointment and duties.

§ 2-252.3 Available cash and use of assets.

§ 2-253 Method of making payments.

§ 2-254 Income fund; allowance of regular interest.

§ 2-255 Previous assets credited to retirement system.

§ 2-256 Benefits assumed.

§ 2-257 Correction of errors.

§ 2-258 Benefits, rights or funds not subject to legal process or assignment; City's right of setoff; forfeiture of retirement allowance.

§ 2-259 Protection against fraud.

§ 2-260 Retirant's death benefit.

§ 2-261 Reciprocal Retirement Act.

§ 2-262 Description of funds; effect.

§ 2-263 Maximum retirement allowances.

§ 2-263.1 Eligible domestic relations orders.

§ 2-264 Termination of retirement system.

Article XA Deferred Compensation Plan

§ 2-265 Establishment.

§ 2-266 Definitions.

§ 2-267 Participation.

§ 2-268 Contribution.

§ 2-269 Administration.

§ 2-270 (Reserved)

§ 2-271 (Reserved)

§ 2-272 (Reserved)

§ 2-273 (Reserved)

§ 2-274 (Reserved)

§ 2-275 (Reserved)

§ 2-276 (Reserved)

§ 2-277 (Reserved)

§ 2-278 (Reserved)

§ 2-279 (Reserved)

§ 2-280 (Reserved)

Article XI Issuance of Licenses and Permits Generally

§ 2-281 Short title.

§ 2-282 Establishment of fees.

§ 2-283 License or annual permit expiration.

§ 2-284 Double fee.

§ 2-285 Refunds.

§ 2-286 Persons engaged in certain activities or businesses must pay fee within certain time limit.

§ 2-287 Penalties.

§ 2-288 (Reserved)

§ 2-289 (Reserved)

Article XII Departments of the City

§ 2-290 Departments established.

§ 2-291 Merger of Police and Fire Departments.

§ 2-292 Department of Public Safety.

§ 2-293 Creation and function of Office of the Chief of Public Safety.

§ 2-294 General powers and duties of Chief of Public Safety.

§ 2-295 (Reserved)

§ 2-296 Powers and duties of police officers, fire fighters and public safety officers.

§ 2-297 Oath of office.

§ 2-298 References in Code.

§ 2-299 (Reserved)

§ 2-300 (Reserved)

§ 2-301 Appointment of officials.

§ 2-302 References in Code.

§ 2-303 (Reserved)

§ 2-304 (Reserved)

§ 2-305 (Reserved)

§ 2-306 Operating rules and regulations.

§ 2-307 (Reserved)

§ 2-308 (Reserved)

§ 2-309 (Reserved)

§ 2-310 City Assessor.

§ 2-311 City Treasurer.

§ 2-312 Purchasing Agent.

§ 2-313 (Reserved)

§ 2-314 (Reserved)

§ 2-315 (Reserved)

§ 2-316 (Reserved)

§ 2-317 (Reserved)

§ 2-318 (Reserved)

§ 2-319 (Reserved)

Article XIII Local Officers Compensation Commission

§ 2-320 Establishment.

§ 2-321 Membership and appointment.

§ 2-322 Terms and vacancies.

§ 2-323 Power to determine salary of City Commission; procedure.

§ 2-324 Meetings; limitation; quorum; voting.

§ 2-325 Compliance with Open Meetings Act.

§ 2-326 Compliance with Freedom of Information Act.

§ 2-327 Procedure for amendment.

§ 2-328 Provision for referendum.