Introduced by:

 

 

 

 

 

HEADING

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PURPOSE

rJo Winch, Council President

 

 

 

 

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER 2, ARTICLE XVIII., SECTION 2-850 OF THE HARTFORD MUNICIPAL CODE

 

 

 

 

 

 

COURT OF COMMON COUNCIL,

CITY OF HARTFORD

 

June 16, 2011

 

Be It Hereby Ordained by the Court of Common Council of the City of Hartford:

 

That Chapter 2, Article XVIII, Section 2-850 of the Municipal Code of the City of Hartford is hereby amended as follows:

 

Sec. 2-850. Residency requirements.

 

(A) All council and Mayor appointees and Unclassified Employees employed by the City, shall maintain a continuous residence in the City during the period of such appointment or employment. This section shall not apply to new employees or appointees during the first six (6) months [sixty 60 days] of such employment or appointment. If such individual ceases to be a bona fide resident of the City once the residency has been established or fails to become a bona fide resident within six (6) months [sixty 60 days] of the appointment or employment, the Council shall, by a vote of seven (7) members, send notice to the mayor that pursuant to the provisions of Chapter V, section 3(c) of the Hartford Charter, the office or position of the individual who has failed to remain a bona fide resident of Hartford shall thereupon become vacant, and such appointment or employment shall terminate.

 

Bona fide resident is defined as:

 

(1)               An employee who has a Hartford mailing address. A post office address does not qualify as a bona fide Hartford address;

 

(2)               Be a registered Hartford voter; and

 

(3)               If the employee owns a motor vehicle, said motor vehicle must be registered in the city of Hartford

 

(B) The provisions of subsection (A) above shall not apply to individuals who were employees and appointees at the time of the effective date of this section.

 

 

This ordinance shall take effect upon adoption.