A. Except as provided in paragraph B, any officer or employee of the City shall be a resident of the City, or shall become a resident of the City within six months of commencing employment.
B. Paragraph A shall not apply to the following: persons employed before January 1, 1999;
non-clerical employees of the Planning Department, provided preference shall be given to a Malden resident where technical training of candidates for the position is equal; and
officers appointed by the Mayor or City Council.