CHARTER ORDINANCE #619
A CHARTER ORDINANCE TO SEPARATE THE OFFICES OF COUNTY SUPERVISOR AND CITY ALDERMAN
WHEREAS, the Common Council of the City of Medford is currently composed of eight (8) aldermen, two from each ward; and
WHEREAS, the office of alderman is currently consolidated with the office of county supervisor for one alderman from each ward, the terms of which aldermen will end the third (3rd) Monday of April, 1992; and
WHEREAS, separation of the office of alderman from the office of supervisor will promote interest in city government;
NOW, THEREFORE, the Common Council of the City of Medford do ordain as follows:
SECTION 1:  Commencing with the terms of office to begin the third (3rd) Tuesday of April, 1992, the consolidation of the offices of county supervisor and alderman is abolished and those offices separated.
SECTION 2:  All ordinances or parts of ordinances contravening the provisions of this ordinance are hereby repealed.
SECTION 3:  This is a charter ordinance and shall not take effect until approved by a majority of the electors voting thereon at the election to be held in April, 1991, as prescribed by Wis. Stat. 66.01(7) and Wis. Stat. 9.20(4) to (6).  The question to be submitted to said referendum ballot shall be substantially in the form as follows, to-wit:
QUESTION:  Shall the charter of the City of Medford be amended to separate the office of county supervisor from the office of city alderman?
Date of Clerk's Signing:  2-20-91
Editor's note:
   Wisconsin Statutes § 66.01 was renumbered § 66.0101 by 1999 Wis. Act 150 § 18.