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Civil Service Board

Civil Service Board Rules (PDF)

Powers & Duties: The civil service board shall: 1. Provide for classification of city employees, recruitment, examinations, and appointments; 2. Formulate rules and regulations covering the examination of applicants and the promotion employees for positions in the classified service; 3. Hear appeals, upon written request, from any employee in any city department in the classified service who may be suspended without pay, demoted, dismissed or otherwise disciplined by the appointing authority; 4. Hear appeals, upon request from any employee in the classified service with reference to the allocation or reallocation of his position; and 5. Provide, by rule, interpretation and administration of ordinances affecting personnel.

How to File an Appeal: An employee against a disciplinary action brought forth to them shall have the right to appeal from such disciplinary action; provided, however, that the employee must deliver a written notice of appeal to the Director of Human Resources within fifteen (15) calendar days of the date of delivery of the written notice of disciplinary action as specified by Civil Service Board Rule 12.5. The date following the date of delivery shall be deemed to be the first day of the fifteen-day period. The notice of appeal shall be presumed to be delivered to the Board on the date of receipt of the notice by the Director of Human Resources. In the event the employee fails to deliver a notice of appeal to the Director of Human Resources within the fifteen-day period, the disciplinary action shall become final, and the employee shall have no further right to appeal.

Meeting Info: Once a month on the 1st Tuesday at 1:00 P.M., Hearing Room, Historic City Hall, 915 I Street, 2nd Floor.

2018 Regular Scheduled Meetings


February 6, 2018                 June 5, 2018                               October 2, 2018


March 6, 2018                     July 3, 2018                                November 6, 2018


April 3, 2018                       August 7, 2018                            December 4, 2018


May 1, 2018                       September 4, 2018                     

Contact: (916) 808-5731