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The Monroe City Council has nine members, who are elected on a nonpartisan basis and represent the city as a whole. Council members 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.

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

Regular Meetings
By City Ordinance City Council meetings are held every 1st and 3rd Monday of each month at 6:30 pm. Meetings are open to the public.

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Alder Douglas

Mayor Donna Douglas

Elected in 2022 for a two-year term.

Mayor Douglas was first elected in April of 2018 and served two consecutive terms as Alderperson. She is the first female to be elected as Mayor of Monroe.

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Alder Bauman Alder Brooke Bauman

Re-Elected in 2021 for a two-year term.

Alder Bauman was first elected in April of 2011 and is currently serving her fifth term as Alderperson.

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Alder Binger Alder Josh Binger - Council President

Re-Elected in 2021 for a two-year term.

Alder Binger was first elected in April of 2019 and is currently serving his second term as Alderperson.

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  Alder Tom Miller

Filling a vacant Alderperson seat, he was appointed by Common Council on June 6th, 2022.  

Alder Miller also served as an elected Alderperson of Monroe from 2012-2018.

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MaryJaneGrenzow0986 Alder Mary Jane Grenzow

Elected in 2022 for a two-year term.

Alder Grenzow was elected in April of 2022 and is currently serving her first term as Alderperson.

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LynneHardy0972 Alder Lynne Hardy

Elected in 2022 for a two-year term.

Alder Hardy was elected in April of 2022 and is currently serving her first term as Alderperson.

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HeidiTreuhardt0964-2x3 Alder Heidi Treuthardt

Elected in 2022 for a two-year term.

Alder Treuthardt was elected in April of 2022 and is currently serving her first term as Alderperson.

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  Alder Andrew Kranig

Elected in 2021 for a two-year term.

Alder Kranig was elected in April of 2021 and is currently serving his first term as Alderperson.

Alder Schindler is currently serving his second term as Alderperson.

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  Alder Chris Schindler

Elected in 2022 for a two-year term.

Filling a vacant Alderperson seat, he was appointed by Common Council on December 6th, 2021.  

Alder Schindler is currently serving his second term as Alderperson.

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Alder Thoman Alder Richard Thoman

Re-Elected in 2022 for a two-year term.

Alder Thoman is currently serving his fifth term as Alderperson.

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