City Council

The Monroe City Council has nine members, who are elected on a nonpartisan basis and represent the city as a whole. Councilmembers serve two-year, overlapping terms.

§ 1-5-1Council, mayor and alderpersons.

[8-4-1981; 5-15-2007; 8-16-2011; 2016 Code; 4-6-2016; 9-6-2016]

(A) Council. The council shall consist of the mayor and nine alderpersons.

(B) Beginning date of terms. The regular terms of the mayor and alderpersons shall begin on the third Tuesday of April succeeding their election.

(C) Mayor. The mayor shall be elected for a two-year term in the annual spring election of even-numbered years.

(D) Election of Alderpersons.

(1) Charter ordinance. Pursuant to Section 66.0101 of the Wisconsin Statutes, the city adopts the method of choosing alderpersons as set forth herein and hereby elects to not be governed by Sections 62.08 and 62.09(1)(a) of the Wisconsin Statutes with respect to the number and method of choosing of alderpersons. Existing alderpersons shall hold their respective offices as of the effective date hereof for the balance of their terms.

(2) Elected at large. Alderpersons shall be elected at large for a two-year term in the annual spring election. Four alderpersons shall be elected in each of the odd-numbered years and five in each of the even-numbered years.

Effective as of April 1999 all Alderpersons receive an annual salary of $3,000.00 a year.

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2018 Council
Pictured left to right:
BACK ROW: Alder Brooke Bauman, Alder Richard Thoman, Council President Michael Boyce, Alder Jeff Newcomer, Alder Rob Schilt, Alder Ron Marsh.
FRONT ROW: Alder Donna Douglas, Alder Chris Beer, Mayor Louis Armstrong, Alder Mickey Beam