As used in this act:

(a) “Appointed officer” means any officer, except an officer who is appointed to fill an elective but vacant seat on the council.

Terms Used In Michigan Laws 61.1a

  • Elector: means an individual who has the qualifications of an elector under section 492 of the Michigan election law, 1954 PA 116, MCL 168. See Michigan Laws 61.1a
  • Officer: means the village president, clerk, or treasurer, a village trustee, or an appointed person authorized by the council. See Michigan Laws 61.1a
  • person: may extend and be applied to bodies politic and corporate, as well as to individuals. See Michigan Laws 8.3l
  • Trustee: A person or institution holding and administering property in trust.

(b) “Civil infraction action”, “municipal civil infraction”, and, except as used in section 2 of chapter VI, “civil infraction” mean those terms as defined in section 113 of the revised judicature act of 1961, 1961 PA 236, MCL 600.113.

(c) “Council” or “members of council”, with respect to voting procedure, means 1 of the following:

(i) The president and 6 trustees, if the village has not adopted an ordinance reducing the number of trustees under chapter II.

(ii) The president and 4 trustees, if the village has adopted an ordinance reducing the number of trustees under chapter II.

(d) “Elector” means an individual who has the qualifications of an elector under section 492 of the Michigan election law, 1954 PA 116, MCL 168.492.

(e) “Officer” means the village president, clerk, or treasurer, a village trustee, or an appointed person authorized by the council.

(f) “Quorum” means, except as otherwise defined, 1 of the following:

(i) Three council members, if the village has adopted an ordinance reducing the number of trustees under chapter II.

(ii) Four council members, if the village has not adopted an ordinance reducing the number of trustees under chapter II.