Civil Service Commission

About the Commission

The Civil Service Commission meets at the request of the Chairman and is responsible for all initial appointments and promotions in the Police and Fire Departments, as well as the resolution of appeals from employees in those departments.


Pursuant to the City Charter, the City Manager appoints the three members to serve six year terms. Current members include: 

  • Karl Bemus
  • Joyce Goubeaux
  • John D. Schmitt