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Adrian

21133

2

see charter

1853

LENAWEE

at large nomination and election

4 years

7

majority of members in office at the time

4 consecutive or 25% in fiscal year

appt w/in 60 days

yes

yes

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Albion

8616

2

see charter

1885

CALHOUN

ward nomination and election

4 years

7

four

4 consecutive or 25% in calendar year

appt w/in 60 days

yes

yes

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Algonac

4110

5

see charter

1965

ST. CLAIR

at large nomination and election

4 years

7

majority of members in office at the time

4 consecutive or 25% in a fiscal year

appt w/in 30 days

yes

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Allegan

4998

2

see charter

1907

ALLEGAN

at large nomination and election

4 years

7

four

3 consecutive

appt w/in 35 days

yes

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Allen Park

28210

1

see charter

1956

WAYNE

at large nomination and election

4 years

2 consecutive terms

7

majority of members in office

candidate not elected with highest # votes in preceding election; if declined, council appts

yes

yes

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Alma

9383

4

see charter

1905

GRATIOT

at large nomination and election

4 years

7

four

4 consecutive or 25% in a fiscal year

appt w/in 30 days

no

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Alpena

10483

6

see charter

1871

ALPENA

at large nomination and election

4 years

5

three

mayor = 30

appt w/in 30 days

yes

yes

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Ann Arbor

113934

1

see charter

1851

WASHTENAW

ward nomination and election

2 years

11

six

appt w/in 30 days

yes

yes

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Auburn

2087

4

see charter

1947

BAY

at large nomination and election

2 years

7

four

4 consecutive or 25% in a fiscal year

appt w/in 30 days; if no appt call spec elec

yes

no

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Auburn Hills

21412

1

see charter

1905

OAKLAND

at large nomination and election

4 years

7

four

21

3 consecutive

30 days; candidate not elected with highest # votes in preceding election

yes

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AuGres

889

4

see charter

1905

ARENAC

at large nomination and election

3 years

5

three

3 consecutive

appt w/in 60 days

yes

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Bad Axe

3129

5

council-manager

1905

HURON

at large nomination and election

4 years

7

four

6 consecutive meetings

appt w/in 30 days

yes

yes

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Bangor

1885

2

council-manager

1967

VAN BUREN

at large nomination and election

3 years

7

four

25% in a fiscal year

appt w/in 30 days

yes

yes

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Battle Creek

52347

2

see charter

1859

CALHOUN

mixed ward/at-large nomination and election

2 years

9

majority of members-elect

appt w/in 30 days

no

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Bay City

34932

4

see charter

1865

BAY

ward nomination and election

4 years

9

majority

5 consecutive

council appts from ward (no time limit)

yes

yes

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Beaverton

1071

4

see charter

1903

GLADWIN

ward nomination and election

2 years

7

four

3 consecutive

appt w/in 20 days; spec elec after 20 days

yes

no

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Belding

5757

3

see charter

1893

IONIA

at large nomination and election

2 years

5

three

2 consecutive or 5 in a calendar year

appt w/in 30 days

yes

yes

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Belleville

3991

1

see charter

1946

WAYNE

at large nomination and election

4 years

5

majority

4 consecutive

appt w/in 30 days

no

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Benton Harbor

10038

2

see charter

1891

BERRIEN

ward nomination and at-large election

2 years

9

majority of all members

5 consecutive

council appoints (no time limit)

yes

no

Berkley

14970

1

see charter

1932

OAKLAND

at large nomination and election

4 years

7

four

25% in a fiscal year

appt w/in 30 days

yes

no

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Bessemer

1905

7

see charter

1889

GOGEBIC

at large nomination and election

2 years

5

three

4 consecutive or 25% in fiscal year

appt w/in 30 days

yes

no

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Big Rapids

10601

3

council-manager

1869

MECOSTA

at large nomination and election

4 years

12 consecutive years

5

three

4 consecutive or 25 percent in fiscal year

appt w/in 45 days

yes

yes

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Birmingham

20103

1

see charter

1932

OAKLAND

at large nomination and election

3 years

7

four

appt w/in 30 days

no

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Bloomfield Hills

3869

1

see charter

1932

OAKLAND

at large nomination and election

2 years

5

three

3 consecutive

appt w/in 30 days

yes

no

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Boyne City

3735

6

council-manager

1907

CHARLEVOI

at large nomination and election

3 years

5

majority of members in office at the time

4 consecutive or 25% in fiscal year

appt w/in 30 days

yes

yes

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Bridgman

2291

2

council-manager

1949

BERRIEN

at large nomination and election

4 years

7

majority of members in office

4 consecutive or 25% in fiscal year

appt w/in 60 days; if no appt call spec elec

Yes

no

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Brighton

7444

1

see charter

1928

LIVINGSTO

at large nomination and election

4 years

7

majority of members in office at the time

4 consecutive or 25% in a fiscal year

appt w/in 60 days; if no appt call spec elec

yes

yes

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Bronson

2349

2

see charter

1934

BRANCH

at large nomination and election

4 years

5

three

21

3 consecutive or 25% in a fiscal year

appt w/in 30 days; if no appt call spec elec

yes

no

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Brown City

1325

5

see charter

1907

SANILAC, LAPEER

at large nomination and election

2 years

7

four

3 consecutvie

council appoints (no time limit)

no

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Buchanan

4456

2

council-manager

1929

BERRIEN

at large nomination and election

3 years

5

three

4 consecutive or 25% in fiscal year

appt w/in 30 days; if no appt call spec elec

yes

no

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Burton

29999

1

see charter

1971

GENESEE

at large nomination and election

4 years

7

four

appt w/in 30 days

yes

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Cadillac

10355

6

council-manager

1877

WEXFORD

mixed ward/at-large nomination and election

4 years

5

majority of members in office at the time

4 consecutive or 25% in a year

appt w/in 30 days

no

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Caro

4229

5

council-manager

2009

TUSCOLA

at large nomination and election

4 years

7

four

4 consecutive or 25% in fiscal year

appt w/in 60 days

yes

yes

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Carson City

1093

3

see charter

1958

MONTCALM

at large nomination and election

4 years

7

majority of members in office

all meetings in a 2-month period or 25% in a fiscal year

appt w/in 60 days; if no appt call spec elec

yes

yes

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Caseville

777

5

mayor-council

2010

HURON

at large nomination and election

4 years

7

four (other than the mayor)

4 consecutive or 25% in fiscal year

appt w/in 30 days; if no appt call spec elec 10 days thereafter

yes

yes

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Caspian

906

7

council-manager

1949

IRON

at large nomination and election

2 years

mayor and mayor pro tem limited to 2 consecutive terms

5

three

council appoints (no time limit)

no

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Cedar Springs

3509

3

see charter

1959

KENT

at large nomination and election

4 years

7

four

5 consecutive or 25% in fiscal year

appt w/in 60 days; if no appt call spec elec

yes

yes

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Center Line

8257

1

see charter

1935

MACOMB

at large nomination and election

4 years

5

majority of members

appt w/in 30 days

no

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Charlevoix

2513

6

council-manager

1905

CHARLEVOI

ward nomination and election

2 years

6

four

5 consecutive or 50% in calendar year

appt w/in 30 days candidate from that ward

yes

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Charlotte

9074

2

see charter

1871

EATON

mixed ward/at-large nomination and election

4 years

7

four

4 consecutive or 25% in calendar year

appt w/in 30 days; council may call spec elec if deemed advisable

yes

no

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Cheboygan

4867

6

see charter

1889

CHEBOYGAN

at large nomination and election

4 years

7

four

appt w/in 30 days

yes

no

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Chelsea

4944

1

council-manager

2004

WASHTENAW

at large nomination and election

4 years

7

four

4 consecutive or 25% in fiscal year

appt w/in 60 days

yes

yes

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Clare

3118

4

council-manager

1891

CLARE

at large nomination and election

3 years

5

three

5 consecutive or 25% in a fiscal year

appt w/in 30 days

yes

no

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Clarkston

882

1

council-manager

1992

OAKLAND

at large nomination and election

2 years

7

four

4 consecutive

council appts no sooner than 14 days and no later than 30 days

yes

yes

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Clawson

11825

1

see charter

1940

OAKLAND

at large nomination and election

2 years

5

three

25

appt w/in 30 days

yes

yes

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Clio

2646

1

see charter

1928

GENESEE

at large nomination and election

4 years

7

5 consecutive or 25% in fiscal year

appt w/in 60 days

yes

yes

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Coldwater

10945

2

council-manager

1861

BRANCH

ward nomination and election

4 years

9

five

21

4 consecutive or 25% in calendar year

appt w/in 30 days

yes

no

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Coleman

1243

4

mayor-council

1905

MIDLAND

at large nomination and election

4 years

7

5 (can include mayor)

4 consecutive or 25% in fiscal year

appt w/in 60 days

yes

yes

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Coloma

1483

2

see charter

1941

BERRIEN

at large nomination and election

4 years

7

majority

6 consecutive

appt w/in 60 days

yes

no

Coopersville

4275

3

see charter

1966

OTTAWA

at large nomination and election

4 years

7

majority of members in office

3 consecutive or 7 in a calendar year

appt w/in 30 days

yes

no

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Corunna

3497

4

see charter

1869

SHIAWASSE

at large nomination and election

4 years

7

four

3 consecutive or 25% in a calendar year

appt w/in 60 days

yes

no

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Croswell

2447

5

council-manager

1905

SANILAC

at large nomination and election

4 years

5

three

3 consecutive or 25% in fiscal year

appt w/in 30 days; if no appt w/in 60 days, call spec elec

yes

no

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Crystal Falls

1469

7

council-manager

1899

IRON

at large nomination and election

4 years

5

majority of members in office at the time

3 consecutive or 25% in fiscal year

appt w/in 60 days; if no appt call spec elec

yes

no

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Davison

5173

1

council-manager

1938

GENESEE

at large nomination and election

4 years

7

majority

4 consecutive or 25% in calendar year

appt w/in 45 days; if no appt call spec elec

yes

no

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Dearborn

98153

1

see charter

1927

WAYNE

at large nomination and election

4 years

7

candidate not elected with highest # votes in preceding election; next highest, etc. If not filled, call spec elec

yes

yes

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Dearborn Heights

57774

1

see charter

1960

WAYNE

at large nomination and election

4 years

7

majority of council-elect

council appoints (no time limit)

no

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Detroit

713777

1

see charter

1802

WAYNE

mixed ward/at-large nomination and election

4 years

9

majority of members serving

appt by 2/3 vote

yes

yes

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DeWitt

4507

4

mayor-council

1964

CLINTON

at large nomination and election

4 years

6

four present in person

21

4 consecutive or 25% in a year

appt w/in 30 days by mayor w/council confirmation

yes

no

Douglas

1232

2

council-manager

2004

ALLEGAN

at large nomination and election

2 years

7

four

4 consecutive or 25% in fiscal year

appt w/in 60 days

yes

yes

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Dowagiac

5879

2

see charter

1877

CASS

ward nomination and election

4 years

7

four

4 consecutive

appt w/in 30 days

yes

no

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Durand

3446

4

see charter

1932

SHIAWASSE

mixed ward/at-large nomination and election

4 years

7

majority of members in office at the time

3 consecutive or 25% in a fiscal year

appt w/in 30 days; if no appt call spec elec

yes

yes

Eastpointe

32442

1

council-manager

1895

IOSCO

mixed ward/at-large nomination and election

4 years

7

majority of members-elect

21

5 consecutive

council appoints (no time limit)

yes

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East Grand Rapids

10694

3

see charter

1926

KENT

ward nomination and election

2 years

2 consecutive terms

7

four

appt w/in 90 days; if no appt call spec elec

state law

yes

East Jordan

2351

6

see charter

1911

CHARLEVOI

at large nomination and election

4 years

7

four

appt w/in 60 days; if no appt w/in 30 days call spec elec not sooner than 90 days nor later than 120 days

yes

no

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East Lansing

48579

2

see charter

1907

INGHAM

at large nomination and election

4 years

5

three

4 consecutive or 25% in a year

appt w/in 30 days

yes

no

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East Tawas

2808

6

see charter

1928

MACOMB

at large nomination and election

2 years

5

majority of members

4 consecutive or 25% in calendar year

appt w/in 30 days

yes

no

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Eaton Rapids

5214

2

see charter

1881

EATON

mixed ward/at-large nomination and election

4 years

5

three

4 consecutive or 25% in calendar year

appt w/in 30 days

yes

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Ecorse

9512

1

see charter

1941

WAYNE

at large nomination and election

2 years

7

majority

5 consecutive

appt w/in 14 days

yes

no

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Escanaba

12616

7

council-manager

1883

DELTA

at large nomination and election

4 years

5

majority of all members elected

3 consecutive

council appoints (no time limit)

yes

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Essexville

3478

4

council-manager

1933

BAY

at large nomination and election

4 years

2 consecutive in a 10-year period

7

four present in person

30% in a 12-month period

1st mtg after vacancy occurs

Yes

no

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Evart

1903

3

see charter

1938

OSCEOLA

at large nomination and election

4 years

5

three

3 consecutive

appt w/in 30 days; if no appt call spec elec

no

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Farmington

10372

1

council-manager

1926

OAKLAND

at large nomination and election

see charter

5

majority of members in office

4 consecutive or 25% in a fiscal year

appt w/in 60 days; if no appt call spec elec

yes

yes

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Farmington Hills

79740

1

see charter

1972

OAKLAND

at large nomination and election

4 years

7

four

6 consecutive meetings

next Aug pirmary or Nov gen elec

no

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Fennville

1398

2

see charter

1960

ALLEGAN

at large nomination and election

4 years

7

four

appt w/in 60 days; if no appt call spec elec

yes

no

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Fenton

11756

1

council-manager

1963

GENESEE

at large nomination and election

4 years

7

five

4 consecutive or 25% in a fiscal year

appt w/in 30 days or call spec elec; or w/in 120 days clerk calls spec or reg election

yes

yes

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Ferndale

19900

1

council-manager

1927

OAKLAND

at large nomination and election

4 years

5

majority of members-elect

manager, council, mayor = 30

5 consecutive

appt within 60 days

no

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Ferrysburg

2892

3

see charter

1963

OTTAWA

at large nomination and election

4 years

8 consecutive years

7

majority of members in office at the time

4 consecutive or 25% in a fiscal year

w/in 60 days by council; after 60 days, mayor

yes

yes

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Flat Rock

9878

1

see charter

1965

WAYNE

at large nomination and election

4 years

7

majority of members in office

all meetings in a 2-month period or 25% in a fiscal year

appt w/in 30 days

yes

yes

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Flint

102434

1

see charter

1855

GENESEE

ward nomination and election

4 years

9

majority of members-elect

appt w/in 30 days if fewer than 12 mos left in term; if more than 12 mos, appt w/in 30 days and call spec elec as soon as possible

yes

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Flushing

8389

1

council-manager

1963

GENESEE

mixed ward/at-large nomination and election

4 years

7

four

3 consecutive

appt w/in 30 days

yes

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Frankenmuth

4944

4

see charter

1959

SAGINAW

at large nomination and election

4 years

7

four

25

4 consecutive or 25% in calendar year

appt w/in 30 days

yes

no

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Frankfort

1286

6

see charter

1935

BENZIE

at large nomination and election

4 years

8 consecutive years

5

three

appt w/in 30 days; if no appt call spec elec

yes

no

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Fraser

14480

1

see charter

1956

MACOMB

at large nomination and election

4 years

7

majority of members in office

4 consecutive or 25% in a fiscal year

council appoints (no time limit)

yes

yes

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Fremont

4081

3

council-manager

1911

NEWAYGO

at large nomination and election

4 years

5

three

4 consecutive or 25% in a fiscal year

appt w/in 60 days

yes

yes

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Gaastra

347

7

council-manager

1948

IRON

at large nomination and election

2 years

5

three

21

2 consecutive

council appoints (no time limit)

yes

yes

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Galesburg

2009

2

see charter

1931

KALAMAZOO

at large nomination and election

2 years

5

majority

3 consecutive

council appoints (no time limit)

no

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Garden City

27692

1

see charter

1933

WAYNE

at large nomination and election

4 years

7

four

all meetings in a 2-month period

candidate not elected w/highest # votes at last elec; next highest, etc. If not filled, call spec elec

yes

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Gaylord

3645

6

see charter

1922

OTSEGO

mixed ward/at-large nomination and election

4 years

7

[all action of council shall be by ord or res adopted by 4 members]

appt w/in 60 days; if no appt call spec elec

no

Gibraltar

4656

1

see charter

1961

WAYNE

at large nomination and election

4 years

7

majority of members (excluding mayor)

all meetings in a 2-month period or 25% in a fiscal year

if more than 90 days till next election, then w/in 45 days of vacancy. If not, then unfilled till next election.

yes

yes

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Gladstone

4973

7

council-manager

1889

DELTA

at large nomination and election

3 years

5

majority of all members elected

3 consecutive

council appoints (no time limit)

no

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Gladwin

2933

4

council-manager

1893

GLADWIN

ward nomination and election

4 years

9

five present in person

30% in a 12-month period

appt w/in 30 days

yes

no

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Gobles

829

2

see charter

1957

VAN BUREN

at large nomination and election

3 years

7

four

appt w/in 60 days; if no appt call spec elec

yes

yes

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Grand Blanc

8276

1

see charter

1929

GENESEE

at large nomination and election

4 years

7

council appoints (no time limit)

no

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Grand Haven

10412

3

see charter

1867

OTTAWA

at large nomination and election

4 years

5

three

21

4 consecutive or 25% in calendar year

appt w/in 30 days

yes

no

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Grand Ledge

7786

2

see charter

1893

EATON

ward nomination and election

2 years

7

four

4 consecutive or 25% in a fiscal year

appt w/in 30 days; council can extend to 60 days

yes

no

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Grand Rapids

188040

3

see charter

1850

KENT

ward nomination and election

4 years

7

5 consecutive

council appoints; if reg non-partisan primary elec occurs 12 months or more after the vacany, an officer shall be elected to fill the unexpired term

state law

yes

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Grandville

15378

3

see charter

1933

KENT

at large nomination and election

2 years

7

majority in office at the time

4 consecutive or 25% in a fiscal year

appt w/in 30 days; if no apptment, call special election

yes

yes

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Grant

894

3

see charter

1969

NEWAYGO

at large nomination and election

4 years

7

majority of the number of its members

21

4 consecutive or 25% in calendar year

appt w/in 30 days

yes

yes

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Grayling

1884

6

see charter

1935

CRAWFORD

at large nomination and election

4 years

5

majority

3 consecutive

council appoints (no time limit)

yes

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Greenville

8481

3

see charter

1871

MONTCALM

at large nomination and election

3 years

7

majority of members in office at the time

21

appt w/in 30 days; if no appt call spec elec

yes

no

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Grosse Pointe

5421

1

see charter

1934

WAYNE

at large nomination and election

4 years

7

majority

3 consecutive

council appoints (no time limit)

no

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Grosse Pointe Farms

9479

1

see charter

1949

WAYNE

at large nomination and election

4 years

7

majority of members in office

4 consecutive or 25% in a fiscal year

appt w/in 60 days unless 120 days till elec; if no fill, then spec elec

yes

yes

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Grosse Pointe Park

11555

1

council-manager

1950

WAYNE

at large nomination and election

4 years

7

majority of members in office

4 consecutive or 25% in a fiscal year

appt w/in 60 days; if no appointment, 10 days later, call special election

yes

no

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Grosse Pointe Shores

3008

1

council-manager

2009

WAYNE

at large nomination and election

4 years

7

four

3 consecutive

council appoints (no time limit)

yes

yes

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Grosse Pointe Woods

16135

1

see charter

1950

WAYNE

at large nomination and election

2 years

7

majority of members in office

4 consecutive or 25% in a fiscal year

council appoints (no time limit)

yes

yes

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Hamtramck

22423

1

see charter

1921

WAYNE

at large nomination and election

4 years

7

majority of council-elect (excluding mayor)

5 consecutive or 10 in a year

4th place in last elec; then 5th, then 6th; if all refuse, then appt w/in 30 days; if council can't agree, mayor appoints

yes

yes

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Hancock

4634

7

see charter

1903

HOUGHTON

mixed ward/at-large nomination and election

4 years

7

majority

appt w/in 30 days

yes

yes

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Harbor Beach

1703

5

mayor-council

1909

HURON

at large nomination and election

4 years

5

three

4 consecutive or 25% in a fiscal year

council appoints (no time limit)

yes

yes

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Harbor Springs

1194

6

see charter

1932

EMMET

at large nomination and election

2 years

3 consecutive terms

5

majority of members in office

3 consecutive

council appoints (no time limit)

yes

no

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Harper Woods

14236

1

see charter

1951

WAYNE

at large nomination and election

4 years

7

majority in office at the time (but not less than 2)

3 consecutive or 25%

appt w/in 60 days

yes

yes

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Harrison

2114

4

see charter

1891

CLARE

at large nomination and election

4 years

7

four

4 consecutive or 25% in a fiscal year

appt w/in 30 days; if no appt call spec elec

yes

no

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Hart

2126

3

council-manager

1946

OCEANA

at large nomination and election

3 years

2 consecutive terms

7

four

4 consecutive or 25% in a fiscal year

appt w/in 30 days; if no appt call spec elec

yes

no

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Hartford

2688

2

see charter

1963

VAN BUREN

at large nomination and election

2 years

7

majority

appt w/in 60 days

yes

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Hastings

7350

2

see charter

1871

BARRY

ward nomination and election

4 years

9

five

4 consecutive or 25% in calendar year

appt w/in 45 days; if no appt, then spec elec if council deems it advisable

yes

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Hazel Park

16422

1

see charter

1942

OAKLAND

at large nomination and election

2 years

5

three

4 consecutive

appt w/in 30 days

yes

no

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Highland Park

11776

1

see charter

1917

WAYNE

at large nomination and election

4 years

5

three

25

6 consecutive

appt w/in 30 days

Yes

yes

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Hillsdale

8305

2

council-manager

1869

HILLSDALE

ward nomination and election

4 years

2 consecutive terms

9

majority of members in office at the time

4 consecutive or 25% in a fiscal year

election at next gen elec

yes

yes

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Holland

33051

3

see charter

1867

ALLEGAN

mixed ward/at-large nomination and election

4 years

9

five

4 consecutive or 25% in a fiscal year

appt w/in 30 days

yes

yes

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Houghton

7708

7

see charter

1969

HOUGHTON

at large nomination and election

4 years

7

majority

3 consecutive

appt w/in 30 days; if no appt call spec elec

Yes

no

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Howell

9489

1

see charter

1914

LIVINGSTO

at large nomination and election

4 years

7

four

4 consecutive or 25% in a fiscal year

appt w/in 30 days

yes

no

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Hudson

2307

2

council-manager

1893

LENAWEE

at large nomination and election

3 years

7

majority of members in office at the time

3 consecutive or 25% in a fiscal year

appt w/in 30 days if 60 days or more till next elec

yes

no

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Hudsonville

7116

3

commission

1957

OTTAWA

mixed ward/at-large nomination and election

4 years

7

majority of members in office at the time

council appoints (no time limit)

no

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Huntington Woods

6238

1

commission

1932

OAKLAND

at large nomination and election

4 years

5

three

manager, council = 25

5 consecutive

appt w/in 30 days

yes

no

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Imlay City

3597

5

see charter

1970

LAPEER

at large nomination and election

4 years

7

four

4 consecutive or 25% in a fiscal year

appt w/in 60 days; if no appt call spec elec

yes

yes

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Inkster

25369

1

see charter

1963

WAYNE

ward nomination and election

4 years

7

majority of council or mayor + three

appt w/in 30 days; if no appt call spec elec

yes

yes

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Ionia

11394

3

see charter

1873

IONIA

ward nomination and election

4 years

9

majority

3 consecutive

appt w/in 30 days; if no appt call spec elec

yes

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Iron Mountain

7624

7

see charter

1888

DICKINSON

mixed ward/at-large nomination and election

4 years

7

four

3 consecutive

appt w/in 30 days

yes

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Iron River

3029

7

council-manager

1926

IRON

ward nomination and election

4 years

5

three

3 consecutive

appt w/in 30 if election more than 60 days. If can't, then spec elec

yes

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Ironwood

5387

7

council-manager

1889

GOGEBIC

at large nomination and election

2 years

5

three

3 consecutive or 25% in a fiscal year

appt w/in 30 days

yes

no

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Ishpeming

6470

7

council-manager

1873

MARQUETTE

at large nomination and election

4 years

5

three

appt w/in 30 days; in a tie, person selected by lot w/in 3 meetings after vacancy occurs

yes

yes

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Ithaca

2910

4

see charter

1960

GRATIOT

at large nomination and election

4 years

7

four

4 consecutive or 25% in calendar year

appt w/in 30 days

yes

yes

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Jackson

33534

2

council-manager

1857

JACKSON

ward nomination and election

4 years

7

majority of council then serving

council appoints (no time limit)

yes

no

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Kalamazoo

74262

2

see charter

1883

KALAMAZOO

at large nomination and election

2 years

7

majority of members-elect

5 consecutive

appt w/in 30 days

no

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Keego Harbor

2970

1

see charter

1954

OAKLAND

at large nomination and election

3 years

5

three

3 consecutive

appt w/in 30 days

yes

no

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Kentwood

48707

3

see charter

1965

KENT

mixed ward/at-large nomination and election

4 years

7

majority of members in office at the time

4 consecutive

appt w/in 45 days; if no appt, then spec elec

yes

yes

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Kingsford

5133

7

see charter

1947

DICKINSON

at large nomination and election

4 years

5

majority

appt w/in 30 days

yes

yes

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Laingsburg

1283

4

see charter

1951

SHIAWASSE

at large nomination and election

4 years

7

majority of members in office

3 consecutive or 25% in fiscal year

appt w/in 60 days; if no appt call spec elec

yes

yes

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Lake Angelus

290

1

see charter

1984

OAKLAND

at large nomination and election

4 years

5

three

21

appt w/in 30 days; if no appt call spec elec

no

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Lake City

836

6

see charter

1932

MISSAUKEE

at large nomination and election

4 years

7

four, not including mayor

3 consecutive

appt w/in 30 days

yes

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Lansing

114297

2

see charter

1859

INGHAM

mixed ward/at-large nomination and election

4 years

8

five

council appoints (no time limit)

yes

yes

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Lapeer

8841

5

see charter

1869

LAPEER

at large nomination and election

4 years

5

majority in office

4 consecutive or 25% in a fiscal year

appt w/in 30 days

yes

no

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Lathrup Village

4075

1

see charter

1953

OAKLAND

at large nomination and election

4 years

5

majority of members in office at the time

4 consecutive or 25% in fiscal year

appt w/in 60 days

yes

yes

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Leslie

1851

2

council-manager

1967

INGHAM

at large nomination and election

4 years

7

four present in person

4 consecutive or 25% in a year

appt w/in 30 days

yes

yes

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Linden

3991

1

see charter

1988

GENESEE

at large nomination and election

3 years

7

four

3 consecutive

council appoints (no time limit)

yes

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Lincoln Park

38144

1

see charter

1925

WAYNE

at large nomination and election

2 years

7

majority in office

appointed officials = 21

appt w/in 30 days

yes

yes

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Litchfield

1369

2

see charter

1968

HILLSDALE

at large nomination and election

3 years

7

four

appt w/in 30 days

yes

yes

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Livonia

96942

1

mayor-council

1950

WAYNE

at large nomination and election

2 years

2 terms for council and mayor; 8 consecutive yrs for clerk and treasurer

7

majority

appt w/in 40 days

yes

no

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Lowell

3783

3

see charter

1959

KENT

at large nomination and election

4 years

5

majority of the number of its members

four consecutive or 7 in calendar year

candidate not elected with highest # votes in preceding election

yes

yes

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Ludington

8076

3

see charter

1873

MASON

mixed ward/at-large nomination and election

4 years

3 consecutive terms

7

majority

appt w/in 30 days; mayor votes in case of tie

yes

no

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Luna Pier

1436

1

see charter

1963

MONROE

at large nomination and election

4 years

7

four

4 consecutive or 25% in a fiscal year

appt w/in 30 days

yes

yes

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Mackinac Island

492

7

see charter

1899

MACKINAC

at large nomination and election

3 years

7

majority

can charge fines for non-attendance by ordinance

appt w/in 20 days; or call spec elec w/in 20 days

yes

yes

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Madison Heights

29694

1

see charter

1955

OAKLAND

at large nomination and election

4 years

7

majority in office

3 consecutive or 5 in a fiscal year

appt w/in 60 days

yes

yes

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Manistee

6226

6

see charter

1869

MANISTEE

at large nomination and election

2 years

7

majority of members-elect

25

appt from district w/in 30 days; if no appt call spec elec

no

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Manistique

3097

7

council-manager

1901

SCHOOLCRA

at large nomination and election

4 years

5

majority of the number of its members

3 consecutive

council appoints (no time limit)

yes

yes

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Manton

1287

6

see charter

1923

WEXFORD

at large nomination and election

4 years

7

four not including mayor

3 consecutive

appt w/in 60 days

yes

yes

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Marine City

4248

5

council-manager

1887

ST. CLAIR

at large nomination and election

4 years

7

majority in office

4 consecutive or 25% in a fiscal year

appt w/in 60 days; if no appt call spec elec

yes

no

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Marlette

1875

5

see charter

1984

SANILAC

at large nomination and election

4 years

7

four

4 consecutive or 25% in a fiscal year

council appoints (no time limit)

yes

no

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Marquette

21355

7

council-manager

1871

MARQUETTE

at large nomination and election

3 years

2 consecutive terms

7

majority of members in office at the time

8 consecutive or 25% in fiscal year

appt w/in 60 days; if no appt call spec elec

yes

no

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Marshall

7088

2

see charter

1859

CALHOUN

mixed ward/at-large nomination and election

4 years

7

four

4 consecutive or 25% in a calendar year

appt w/in 60 days; if no appt w/in 40 days, call spec elec

yes

no

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Marysville

9959

5

council-manager

1924

ST. CLAIR

at large nomination and election

4 years

7

majority of the number of its members in office at the time

4 consecutive or 25% in a fiscal year

appt w/in 60 days; if no appt call spec elec

yes

yes

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Mason

8252

2

see charter

1875

INGHAM

ward nomination and election

4 years

7

four

4 consecutive or 25% in fiscal year

appt w/in 30 days

yes

yes

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McBain

656

6

see charter

1907

MISSAUKEE

ward nomination and at-large election

4 years

7

four not including mayor

3 consecutive

appt w/in 30 days

yes

Melvindale

10715

1

see charter

1932

WAYNE

at large nomination and election

2 years

2 consecutive terms

6

majority

12 consecutive or 50% in calendar year

w/in 30 days mayor makes initial nomination (final nom w/in 60 days), council appts; if no appt call spec elec 60 days after the 30 days elapses.

yes

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Memphis

1183

1

see charter

1953

MACOMB

at large nomination and election

4 years

7

majority in office

3 consecutive or 25% in a fiscal year

appt w/in 60 days; if no appt call spec elec

yes

no

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Menominee

8599

7

council-manager

1883

MENOMINEE

ward nomination and election

4 years

9

five

3 consecutive

appt w/in 60 days; if no appt call spec elec

no

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Midland

41863

4

see charter

1887

MIDLAND

at large nomination and election

2 years

5

three

4 consecutive or 25% in fiscal year

if unexpired term is less than 6 months, council appts w/in 30 days; if more than 6 months, call spec elec

Yes

no

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Milan

5836

1

see charter

1967

WASHTENAW

at large nomination and election

4 years

7

majority in office

all meetings in a 2-month period or 25% in a fiscal year

appt w/in 30 days; if no appt call spec elec

yes

yes

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Monroe

20733

1

see charter

1837

MONROE

ward nomination and election

2 years

7

majority

council appoints (no time limit)

yes

yes

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Montague

2361

3

see charter

1935

MUSKEGON

at large nomination and election

4 years

7

four

3 consecutive

council appoints (no time limit)

no

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Montrose

1657

1

see charter

1980

GENESEE

at large nomination and election

4 years

7

four

appt w/in 14 days

yes

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Morenci

2220

2

see charter

1934

LENAWEE

at large nomination and election

4 years

7

majority

3 consecutive

council appoints (no time limit)

no

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Mount Clemens

16314

1

see charter

1879

MACOMB

at large nomination and election

4 years

7

majority of the number of its members in office at the time

4 consecutive or 25% in a fiscal year

appt w/in 60 days; if no appt call spec elec

yes

yes

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Mount Morris

3086

1

see charter

1929

GENESEE

at large nomination and election

4 years

7

four

mayor appts w/in 60 days w/approval of council; if no appt call spec elec

yes

no

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Mount Pleasant

26016

4

council-manager

1889

ISABELLA

at large nomination and election

3 years

7

four

5 consecutive or 50% in a fiscal year

appt w/in 30 days if fewer than 12 mos left in term; if more than 12 mos, appt w/in 30 days and call spec elec when practicable

xx

no

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Munising

2355

7

see charter

1914

ALGER

at large nomination and election

3 years

5

majority in office at the time

5 consecutive or 25% in a fiscal year

appt w/in 30 days; if no appt in 40 days, call spec elec

yes

yes

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Muskegon

38401

3

see charter

1869

MUSKEGON

mixed ward/at-large nomination and election

4 years

7

majority

appt w/in 30 days

no

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Muskegon Heights

10856

3

council-manager

1903

MUSKEGON

at large nomination and election

4 years

7

majority

3 consecutive

appt w/in 60 days if less than 50% of term left;if more than 50% call sepc elec

yes

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Negaunee

4568

7

council-manager

1873

MARQUETTE

at large nomination and election

3 years

2 consecutive terms

7

majority

council appoints (no time limit)

yes

Newaygo

1976

3

see charter

1967

NEWAYGO

at large nomination and election

4 years

7

majority of members in office

3 consecutive or 7 in a calendar year

appt w/in 30 days

yes

yes

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New Baltimore

12084

1

see charter

1931

MACOMB

at large nomination and election

4 years

7

four

4 consecutive or 10 in calendar year

appt w/in 30 days

yes

yes

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New Buffalo

1883

2

see charter

1965

BERRIEN

at large nomination and election

3 years

5

majority

3 consecutive

appt w/in 60 days; if no appt call spec elec

yes

yes

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Niles

11600

2

see charter

1859

BERRIEN

at large nomination and election

4 years

9

majority

3 consecutive or 25% in three-month period

appt w/in 80 days

no

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North Muskegon

3786

3

see charter

1891

MUSKEGON

at large nomination and election

3 years

7

four

3 consecutive

mayor recommends and council appts; no time limit

yes

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Northville

5970

1

see charter

1955

OAKLAND, WAYNE

at large nomination and election

4 years

5

majority in office

4 consecutive or 25% in a fiscal year

council appoints (no time limit)

yes

yes

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Norton Shores

23994

3

see charter

1967

MUSKEGON

mixed ward/at-large nomination and election

4 years

9

majority in office at the time

4 consecutive or 25% in a fiscal year

appt w/in 30 days

yes

yes

Norway

2845

7

council-manager

1891

DICKINSON

at large nomination and election

4 years

5

three

4 consecutive or 25% in a fiscal year

appt w/in 30 days

yes

no

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Novi

55224

1

council-manager

1968

OAKLAND

at large nomination and election

4 years

7

four

4 consecutive or 25% in a fiscal year

appt w/in 30 days; if no appt call spec elec

yes

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Oak Park

29319

1

see charter

1945

OAKLAND

at large nomination and election

4 years

5

majority in office at the time

4 consecutive or 25% in a fiscal year

appt w/in 30 days

yes

yes

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Olivet

1605

2

see charter

1957

EATON

at large nomination and election

4 years

7

four

5 consecutive or 25% in a fiscal year

appt w/in 60 days

yes

no

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Onaway

880

6

see charter

1903

PRESQUE I

at large nomination and election

2 years

5

two

appt w/in 30 days

yes

no

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Orchard Lake Village

2375

1

see charter

1964

OAKLAND

at large nomination and election

3 years

2 consecutive terms

7

majority of the number of its members in office at the time

25

4 consecutive or 25% in a fiscal year

appt w/in 30 days; if no appt call spec elec

yes

yes

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Otsego

3956

2

council-manager

1918

ALLEGAN

at large nomination and election

4 years

5

three (can include the mayor)

5 consecutive

council appoints (no time limit)

no

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Owosso

15194

4

see charter

1859

SHIAWASSE

at large nomination and election

4 years

2 consecutive terms, then 2 yr lapse can run again

7

four

4 consecutive or 25% in a calendar year

appt w/in 30 days; if no appt call spec elec

yes

yes

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Parchment

1804

2

see charter

1938

KALAMAZOO

at large nomination and election

4 years

7

majority

4 consecutive or 25% in a fiscal year

appt w/in 45 days if no city elec w/in 180 days; call spec elec

yes

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Perry

2188

4

see charter

1964

SHIAWASSE

at large nomination and election

4 years

7

4 consecutive or 25% in a year

mayor appts w/in 60 days w/approval of council

yes

no

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Petersburg

1146

1

see charter

1967

MONROE

at large nomination and election

4 years

7

four

4 consecutive or 25% in a fiscal year

appt w/in 30 days

yes

yes

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Petoskey

5670

6

council-manager

1895

EMMET

ward nomination and election

2 years

5

three

appt w/in 30 days

no

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Pinconning

1307

4

see charter

1931

BAY

at large nomination and election

2 years

7

majority of persons constituting council

3 consecutive or over 25% in any year

appt w/in 30 days

no

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Plainwell

3804

2

see charter

1934

ALLEGAN

at large nomination and election

2 years

5

three

3 consecutive

appt w/in 30 days; if no appt call spec elec

yes

yes

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Pleasant Ridge

2526

1

see charter

1927

OAKLAND

at large nomination and election

4 years

5

three

25

appt w/in 30 days

yes

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Plymouth

9132

1

see charter

1932

WAYNE

at large nomination and election

see charter

3 consecutive terms

7

four

4 consecutive or 25% in a fiscal year

mayor appts w/in 28 days; council confirms at next meeting

yes

yes

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Pontiac

59515

1

strong mayor

1861

OAKLAND

at large nomination and election

4 years

7

majority of all members serving

5 consecutive

council appoints (no time limit)

no

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Portage

46292

2

see charter

1963

KALAMAZOO

at large nomination and election

4 years

7

four

appt w/in 60 days

yes

yes

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Port Huron

30184

5

council-manager

1857

ST. CLAIR

at large nomination and election

4 years

7

four

4 consecutive

fill at the next reg meeting by the next highest vote getter in the preceding election who received at least 25% of the total ballots cast; if unqualified, the council appts

yes

yes

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Portland

3883

3

see charter

1968

IONIA

at large nomination and election

see charter

5

three

4 consecutive or 6 in a fiscal year

appt w/in 30 days

yes

no

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Potterville

2617

2

see charter

1962

EATON

at large nomination and election

see charter

7

four

3 consecutive

appt w/in 30 days; if no appt call spec elec

no

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Reading

1078

2

council-manager

1934

HILLSDALE

at large nomination and election

4 years

5

three

3 consecutive or 3 in a calendar year

council appts at next meeting

yes

yes

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Reed City

2425

3

see charter

1932

OSCEOLA

at large nomination and election

4 years

7

majority in office at the time

4 consecutive or 25% in a fiscal year

appt w/in 30 days; if no appt call spec elec

yes

yes

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Richmond

5735

1

council-manager

1964

MACOMB

at large nomination and election

4 years

7

majority in office

4 consecutive or 7 in a fiscal year

appt w/in 30 days; if no appt call spec elec

yes

yes

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River Rouge

7903

1

see charter

1921

WAYNE

at large nomination and election

2 years

7

majority

5 consecutive

council appoints (no time limit)

yes

Riverview

12486

1

see charter

1958

WAYNE

at large nomination and election

4 years

7

majority in office at the time

candidate not elected receiving the highest # votes in preceding elec; then next highest # votes, exhausting the list. Candidate must have rec'd at least 10% of the voting electorate. If unsuccesful w/in 30 days, call spec elec

no

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Rochester

12711

1

see charter

1966

OAKLAND

at large nomination and election

4 years

7

four

25

4 consecutive or 25% in a fiscal year

appt w/in 60 days

yes

no

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Rochester Hills

70995

1

see charter

1984

OAKLAND

mixed ward/at-large nomination and election

4 years

2 consecutive terms

7

appt w/in 30 days

yes

yes

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Rockford

5719

3

see charter

1935

KENT

at large nomination and election

2 years

5

majority

3 consecutive

council appoints (no time limit)

no

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Rockwood

3289

1

see charter

1964

WAYNE

at large nomination and election

4 years

2 consecutive terms

7

majority in office

all meetings in a 2-month period or 25% in a fiscal year

appt w/in 45 days; if no appt call spec elec

yes

yes

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Rogers City

2827

6

see charter

1944

PERSQUE I

at large nomination and election

4 years

5

three

4 consecutive or 25% in a fiscal year

appt w/in 30 days

yes

no

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Romulus

23989

1

see charter

1968

WAYNE

at large nomination and election

4 years

7

majority of council-elect

appt w/in 45 days

no

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Roosevelt Park

3831

3

see charter

1946

MUSKEGON

at large nomination and election

3 years

3 consecutive terms

7

four

3 consecutive

appt w/in 30 days

yes

no

Rose City

653

6

see charter

1905

OGEMAW

ward nomination and election

4 years

8

majority

3 consecutive

appt w/in 30 days

yes

no

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Roseville

47299

1

see charter

1957

MACOMB

at large nomination and election

4 years

7

four

manager = 30

4 consecutive or 10 in calendar year

appt w/in 30 days

yes

yes

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Royal Oak

57236

1

council-manager

1921

OAKLAND

ward nomination and election

4 years

7

majority

25

5 consecutive

council appoints (no time limit)

no

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Saginaw

51508

4

council-manager

1857

SAGINAW

at large nomination and election

4 years

9

majority

prospective appointees shall not be presented for 7 days, and no appt made for 14 days; appt w/in 30 days

yes

no

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Saint Clair

5485

5

see charter

1858

ST. CLAIR

mixed ward/at-large nomination and election

2 years

7

four

appt w/in 30 days

yes

yes

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Saint Clair Shores

59715

1

see charter

1950

MACOMB

at large nomination and election

4 years

7

four

25

3 consecutive

council appoints (no time limit)

yes

yes

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Saint Ignace

2452

7

council-manager

1883

MACKINAC

at large nomination and election

4 years

7

majority in office at the time

3 consecutive or 25% in fiscal year

appt w/in 30 days; if no appt call spec elec

yes

yes

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Saint Johns

7865

4

see charter

1904

CLINTON

at large nomination and election

4 years

5

majority of members-elect

council appts or can call sepc elec w/in 20 days of vacancy as they deem for the best interests of the city

no

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Saint Joseph

8365

2

see charter

1891

BERRIEN

at large nomination and election

4 years

5

majority of all the members of the commission

manager = 21

5 consecutive

council appoints (no time limit)

no

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Saint Louis

7482

4

see charter

1891

GRATIOT

at large nomination and election

4 years

5

majoirty of the number of its members

3 consecutive or 25% in a calendar year

appt w/in 30 days

yes

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Saline

8810

1

see charter

1931

WASHTENAW

at large nomination and election

2 years

7

majority

3 consecutive

appt w/in 60 days

yes

no

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Saugatuck

925

2

see charter

1968

ALLEGAN

at large nomination and election

2 years

7

four

3 consecutive

appt w/in 30 days

no

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Sault Sainte Marie

14144

7

council-manager

1887

CHIPPEWA

at large nomination and election

4 years

7

majority in office at the time

3 consecutive or 25% in a fiscal year

appt w/in 30 days; if no appt call spec elec

yes

yes

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Scottville

1214

3

council-manager

1907

MASON

mixed ward/at-large nomination and election

4 years

7

majority in office at the time

4 consecutive or 25% in a fiscal year

appt w/in 60 days; if no appt call spec elec

yes

yes

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Southfield

71739

1

see charter

1957

OAKLAND

at large nomination and election

see charter

7

majority of members in office at the time

appt w/in 60 days; if no appt call spec elec

yes

no

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Southgate

30047

1

see charter

1958

WAYNE

ward nomination and election

2 years

4 consecutive terms

7

majority of council-elect

candidate not elected receiving the highest # votes in preceding election; if declined, council appts

yes

no

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South Haven

4403

2

see charter

1902

VAN BUREN

ward nomination and election

4 years

2 consecutive terms

7

majority in office at the time

4 consecutive or 25% in a fiscal year

apt w/in 45 days; if no appt w/in 60 days call spec elec

yes

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South Lyon

11327

1

see charter

1930

OAKLAND

at large nomination and election

4 years

7

three

3 consecutive or 4 in a fiscal year

appt w/in 30 days

yes

yes

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Springfield

5260

2

council-manager

1952

CALHOUN

at large nomination and election

4 years

7

majority of all members of council

4 consecutive or 25% in a fiscal year

appt w/in 30 days

yes

yes

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Standish

1509

4

see charter

1904

ARENAC

ward nomination and election

4 years

7

majority of persons constituting council

3 consecutive or over 25% in any year

appt w/in 30 days

no

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Stanton

1417

3

see charter

1881

MONTCALM

at large nomination and election

2 years

7

majority in office at the time

all meetings in a 2-month period or 25% in a fiscal year

mayor appts w/in 60 days w/approval of council; if no appt call spec elec

yes

yes

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Stephenson

862

7

see charter

1968

MENOMINEE

at large nomination and election

4 years

7

four

4 consecutive or 7 in a calendar year

appt w/in 30 days

yes

yes

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Sterling Heights

129699

1

council-manager

1966

MACOMB

at large nomination and election

2 years

7

majority in office at the time

appt w/in 60 days; if no appt call spec elec

yes

yes

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Sturgis

10994

2

see charter

1895

ST. JOSEP

mixed ward/at-large nomination and election

4 years

9

majority of members-elect

yes

no

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Swartz Creek

5758

1

see charter

1958

GENESEE

mixed ward/at-large nomination and election

4 years

7

majority of the number of its members

4 consecutive or 10 in calendar year

appt w/in 30 days

yes

no

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Sylvan Lake

1720

1

council-manager

1946

OAKLAND

at large nomination and election

3 years

5

three

3 consecutive

appt w/in 30 days

yes

no

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Tawas City

1827

6

see charter

1895

IOSCO

at large nomination and election

4 years

7

four

4 consecutive or 6 in a fiscal year

appt w/in 30 days

yes

no

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Taylor

63131

1

see charter

1968

WAYNE

at large nomination and election

4 years

7

majority of council

council appoints (no time limit)

no

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Tecumseh

8521

2

see charter

1953

LENAWEE

at large nomination and election

2 years

7

majority in office at the time

4 consecutive or 25% in a fiscal year

appt w/in 60 days; if no appt call spec elec

yes

yes

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Three Rivers

7811

2

see charter

1895

ST. JOSEP

mixed ward/at-large nomination and election

2 years

7

four

4 consecutive or 25% in calendar year

appt w/in 30 days

yes

no

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Traverse City

14674

6

see charter

1895

GRAND TRA

at large nomination and election

4 years

7

majority

council appoints (no time limit)

yes

no

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Trenton

18853

1

see charter

1957

WAYNE

at large nomination and election

4 years

7

majority in office

all meetings in a 2-month period or 25% in a fiscal year

filled on or before the third regular council meeting by majority vote

yes

yes

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Troy

80980

1

council-manager

1955

OAKLAND

at large nomination and election

4 years

7

majority in office at the time

5 consecutive or 25% in fiscal year

appt w/in 30 days

yes

yes

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Utica

4757

1

see charter

1936

MACOMB

at large nomination and election

4 years

7

majority of members

mayor nominates, coucnil approves (no time limit)

yes

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Vassar

2697

5

see charter

1944

TUSCOLA

at large nomination and election

3 years

5

three

3 consecutive or 25% in a fiscal year

appt w/in 30 days

yes

no

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Wakefield

1851

7

council-manager

1919

GOGEBIC

at large nomination and election

2 years

5

three

3 consecutive or 25% in a fiscal year

appt w/in 30 days by unanimous vote; if no appt call spec elec

yes

yes

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Walker

23537

3

see charter

1962

KENT

at large nomination and election

4 years

7

majority of all of the membership

4 consecutive or 25% in fiscal year

appt w/in 30 days

yes

yes

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Walled Lake

6999

1

see charter

1954

OAKLAND

at large nomination and election

4 years

7

majority in office at the time

4 consecutive or 25% in fiscal year

appt w/in 60 days; if no appt call spec elec

yes

yes

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Warren

134056

1

see charter

1955

MACOMB

mixed ward/at-large nomination and election

2 years

3 complete terms or 12 consecutive years in that office

7

four

4 consecutive or 10 in calendar year

appt w/in 30 days

yes

no

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Watervliet

1735

2

see charter

1924

BERRIEN

at large nomination and election

2 years

7

council appoints (no time limit)

no

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Wayland

4079

2

see charter

1965

ALLEGAN

at large nomination and election

2 years

7

four

25

4 consecutive or 7 in a calendar year

appt w/in 30 days

yes

yes

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Wayne

17593

1

council-manager

1958

WAYNE

at large nomination and election

4 years

7

majority

4 consecutive or 25%

appt w/in 30 days; if no appt call spec elec

yes

yes

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West Branch

2139

6

council-manager

1905

OGEMAW

mixed ward/at-large nomination and election

4 years

7

majority in office at the time

3 consecutive or 25% in a fiscal year

appt w/in 30 days; if no appt call spec elec

no

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Westland

84094

1

see charter

1964

WAYNE

at large nomination and election

4 years

7

majority of council

council appoints (no time limit)

no

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White Cloud

1408

3

see charter

1950

NEWAYGO

at large nomination and election

4 years

7

four

5 consecutive or 25% in a fiscal year

appt w/in 60 days

yes

no

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Whitehall

2706

3

see charter

1942

MUSKEGON

at large nomination and election

see charter

12 consecutive years

7

four

3 consecutive

appt w/in 30 days

yes

no

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Whittemore

384

6

see charter

1907

IOSCO

at large nomination and election

4 years

6

majority

4 consecutive or 25% in a calendar year

appt w/in 30 days

yes

no

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Williamston

3854

2

see charter

1944

INGHAM

at large nomination and election

see charter

7

four

3 consecutive or 25% in calendar year

appt w/in 60 days

yes

yes

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Wixom

13498

1

see charter

1957

OAKLAND

at large nomination and election

4 years

7

majority

3 consecutive

appt w/in 60 days; if no appt call spec elec

yes

yes

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Woodhaven

12875

1

see charter

1965

WAYNE

at large nomination and election

4 years

5

three

4 consecutive or 25%

appt w/in 30 days; if no appt w/in 40 days, call spec elec

yes

yes

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Wyandotte

25883

1

see charter

1867

WAYNE

at large nomination and election

2 years

7

majority of council-elect

mayor appts w/approval of council (no time limit)

yes

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Wyoming

72125

3

see charter

1957

KENT

mixed ward/at-large nomination and election

4 years

7

majority in office at the time

4 consecutive or 25% in fiscal year

appt w/in 60 days; if no appt call spec elec

yes

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Ypsilanti

19435

1

see charter

1858

WASHTENAW

ward nomination and election

4 years

7

four

3 consecutive or 25% in a fiscal year

appt by 3rd reg mtg

yes

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Zeeland

5504

3

see charter

1907

OTTAWA

at large nomination and election

4 years

7

four

4 consecutive or 25% in fiscal year

appt w/in 30 days

yes

yes

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Zilwaukee

1658

4

see charter

1963

SAGINAW

at large nomination and election

4 years

5

majority of persons constituting council

administrative = 21

3 consecutive or over 25% in any year

appt w/in 30 days

yes

yes

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