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AGO Opinions with Topic: REQUIREMENT OF RESIDENCE FOR FIREMEN AND POLICEMEN
AGO 1963 No. 36 >  July 17, 1963
CITIES AND TOWNS - COUNCIL - CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION - REQUIREMENT OF RESIDENCE FOR FIREMEN AND POLICEMEN - ESTABLISHMENT OF MANDATORY RETIREMENT AGE FOR PERSON NOT IN RETIREMENT SYSTEM
CITIES AND TOWNS ‑- COUNCIL ‑- CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION ‑- REQUIREMENT OF RESIDENCE FOR FIREMEN AND POLICEMEN ‑- ESTABLISHMENT OF MANDATORY RETIREMENT AGE FOR PERSON NOT IN RETIREMENT SYSTEM 1. Chapter 95, Laws of 1963, does not authorize a city by ordinance, or its civil service commission by rule, to require a fireman or policeman to maintain residence within the city as a condition of employment.2. A city by ordinance or the civil service commission by rule may, with qualifications, set a mandatory retirement age for employees having civil service status but who are not members of any retirement system at the time said ordinance or rule, if enacted or adopted, becomes effective.
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