Civil Service Commission

The Civil Service Commission meets annually in April and when necessary in connection with test and certification of civil service. Three members serve 4 year terms appointed by the Mayor with approval from the City Council.



Specific Powers and Duties:
To hold examinations for the purpose of determining the qualifications of applicants for positions, including applicant for the position of Chief of Fire and Police Departments and positions in the Fire and Police Department and review discipline and discharge actions taken by the Chief if appeals by the affected member of the department are filed.

Commission Member Term Expiration
Janece Valentine April 6, 2020
Stu Cochrane, Chair April 6, 2021
John Bruner April 6, 2022

Anyone wishing to apply for this commission may contact the Clerks Office at 576-4551 or print off an application form located under the "Links" tab above.


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Jeff Nemmers, City Clerk

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