Civil Service Commission

Meetings


4 meetings are held each year.

Agendas & Minutes


Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.
View Archived Meeting Minutes (PDF)
 

Current Roster

Name Term Expires Position
Gerald Crossley 01-01-2018 Appointed by other two Members
Ken Baughman 01-01-2020 Elected by Members​
James Martin 01-01-2022 Appointed By City Council

Purpose


The Civil Service Commission acts, 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.

Membership Information


Composition


Rhe committee is comprised of 3 members including:
  • 1 appointed by City Council
  • 1 appointed by other two members
  • 1 elected by sworn police and fire members

Term


Members of this committee serve 6 year terms

About the Commission


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.

For more information, contact the City Clerk's Office.

Apply to Serve


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