Established December 17, 1998
Resolution No. 469; Chapter 271 Codified Ordinances of the City of Traverse City.
The Election Commission is a neutral body and has no policy decision making authority. City Charter, ordinances and state law mandate election procedures. The Election Commission consists of three registered voters and the City Clerk who serves as Chair and Secretary and calls all meetings. The Election Commission meets approximately twice a year.
Examples of duties: to appoint election inspectors and to approve printing of City election ballots. All appointments are for three years with the first appointments being staggered. Appointments are made by the City Commission.