Date Established: The Local Officers Compensation Commission was established on July 11, 1977, when the City Commission adopted Ordinance #306 (now Sec. 2-460 and 2-461 of the City Code). This Commission is also governed by MCL 117.5C (Public Act 279 of 1909). The Compensation Commission determines the salaries of elected City officials (City Commission and Board of Light & Power).
Number of Members & Term of Office: The Board has seven members serving seven-year terms. Terms shall expire so that only one seat expires per year.
Meetings Held: The Board meets only in odd-numbered years at the call of the Chairperson.