Civil Service Commission


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
Ken Baughman 02-28-26 Elected by Members​
Kevin Scheid 02-28-28 Appointed By City Council
Anthony Roberts 02-28-24 Appointed by other two Members


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


The 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


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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