There shall be a Personnel Board consisting of three members, who shall
be appointed by the Council. Among the members first appointed, one
shall hold office for a term of 3 years. Thereafter, appointments shall
be made for terms of 3 years. A member of Council shall not serve on
Serve as one of three members, whose duties shall include:
(a) Adopt rules for the determination of merit and fitness as the basis
for appointment and promotion of employees in the classified service of
the City (Amendment 11-3-92). (b) Define “unskilled labor.”
(c) Set and administer civil service entry and promotional examinations.
(d) Hear appeals from grievance procedures.
City Staff shall provide advice and technical support for the Personnel
Board, but do not work for the Board. Staff is to be treated with
respect and human dignity. Any breach or abuse of this may result in
dismissal by the City Council.
The Council shall have the right to remove, for misfeasance, malfeasance
or nonfeasance, by a two-thirds vote of Council, any appointed member of
the Personnel Board. Members are expected to be present at all meetings,
if possible. If the member is unexcused for two consecutive meetings,
they may be removed from the Board with a two-thirds vote of Council.