Civil Service Commission - Act 78

PURPOSE:   To act, in accordance with Act 78 of Public Acts of 1935, to provide a system for examination and investigation to the merit, efficiency and fitness for appointment, employment and promotion of all sworn fire and police officers.

CREATION / AUTHORIZATION:

COMPOSITION:

  • 3 Members:
    • 1 elected by sworn police & fire members
    • 1 appointed by City Council
    • 1 appointed by other two members
TERM: 6 years

MEETINGS: 4

  •      Eligibility List Certifications:
  •                Fire Fighter/Paramedic (1)
                    Police Officer (3)

CURRENT ROSTER:

Name  Term Expires  Position 
Gerald Crossley 01-01-18 Appointed by other two Members
Ken Baughman 01-01-20 Elected by Members
James E. Martin 01-01-22 City Representative

QUALIFICATIONS:

CONTACT
: City Clerk's Office at (248) 583-0826.

AGENDA
: Click Here for Meeting Calendar

ARCHIVED MINUTES: Click Here (PDF)

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

The Act 78 Civil Service Commission establishes the hiring and promotional criteria for sworn Police and Fire personnel including approval of evaluators for written and oral testing.  The Commission also serves as an appellate body for those sworn police and fire personnel who wish to appeal any action during the employment process and who do not select the grievance process available through their collective bargaining agreement.



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