Civil Service Board

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The Board recommends a code of rules and regulations. This code shall cover the regulations for the conduct and direction of all employees, and shall prescribe their duties, hours of work, discipline, and control. The board shall make investigations concerning the enforcement and effect of this article on its adopted code. It shall make an annual report to the City Commission. 

*The Board shall be composed of seven (7) members, four (4) members of the board to be persons of different vocations, not employed by the municipality in any other capacity, official or otherwise, and shall be appointed by the City Commission, and shall be so appointed for terms of two (2) years. The fifth member of the board shall be a sworn officer in the police department, and the sixth member of the board shall be a certified firefighter member of the fire department, who shall be elected to membership on the board by the vote of the regular employed members of the police and fire departments, respectively. The seventh member of the board shall be a City employee with civil service status other than a sworn police officer or certified firefighter. The term of the fifth, sixth and seventh members shall be for two years. 





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Composed of both employees and residents, this Board is responsible for approving eligibility lists, approving hiring procedures, and settling employee disputes with the City over disciplinary actions.