City of Brier, Washington

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BRIER CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION MINUTES

Jaunary 4, 2006
7:30 pm



Commission Chairman Szalda called the meeting to order at 7:47 PM.

 

ROLL CALL: Present: Commissioners Szalda, Nixdorf, and Zenk.

 

APPROVAL OF MINUTES: Commissioner Nixdorf moved and Commissioner Zenk seconded to approve the Civil Service Commission Meeting Minutes. Motion carried.

NEW BUSINESS:

 

A. REMOVE ENTRY LEVEL CANDIDATE DEREK B. NORTON FROM THE ELIGIBILITY LIST.

 

Commissioner Szalda opened for discussion the removal of Entry Level Candidate Derek B. Norton from the Eligibility List. Secretary Halverson reports Mr. Norton has been hired by Seattle Police Department and declined appointment to Brier Police Department.

 

B.      REMOVE ENTRY LEVEL CANDIDATE DELSIN M. THOMAS FROM THE ELIGIBILITY LIST.

 

Commissioner Szalda opened for discussion the removal of Entry Level Candidate Delsin M. Thomas from the Eligibility List. Secretary Halverson reports Mr. Thomas has been hired by Renton Police Department.

 

Commissioner Nixdorf moved and Commissioner Zenk seconded to remove candidates in Section A and Section B from the current Entry Level Eligibility List.

 

C.      DISCUSS STATUS OF THE CURRENT ENTRY LEVEL ELIGIBILITY LIST.

 

Commissioner Szalda opened for discussion the status of the current Eligibility List. Secretary Halverson reported according to the current Civil Service Rules the list is valid for one year but there is no instruction in the rules on how to abolish the list. There are only two candidates left on the list and the Chief wants to interview them, however, the Chief would like to begin testing to establish a new entry level list as the process takes some time. Discussion ensued. It was determined the Examiner could begin the testing process while the old list is in effect.

 

D.      AUTHORIZE TESTING FOR A NEW ENTRY LEVEL ELIGIBILITY LIST.

 

Commissioner Szalda opened for discussion to authorize testing for a new Entry

Level Eligibility List. Discussion ensued. The Commission authorized testing for a

new Entry Level Eligibility List.

 

 

 

 

 

OLD BUSINESS

 

A.      DISCUSS STATUS OF NEW CIVIL SERVICE RULES

 

Commissioner Szalda opened for discussion the new Civil Service Rules. Commissioner Szalda stated he has no additions, corrections or deletions. Commissioner Nixdorf explained some of the edits he made. Discussion ensued.

 

Commissioner Nixdorf moved to consider this the first reading of the final document with the final to be voted on at the meeting of February 1st.

 

Further discussion ensued regarding various sections of the draft rules. The Commission requested Secretary Halverson ask the Chief to go over the draft rules and advise the Commission at the next meeting of any desired changes.

 

Secretary Halverson inquired on the procedure to notify the Mayor regarding the changes that would affect Ordinance. Commissioner Nixdorf recommended a completed copy of the draft rules along with a cover letter go to the Mayor and Council President indicating the Commission has done their first reading and that the final will be on February 1st, so that if he has any discussion he can attend the meeting or contact Chairman Szalda. Secretary Halverson will prepare the documents for dispersal.

 

Commissioner Nixdorf moved and Commissioner Szalda seconded to accept the City of Brier Civil Service Commission By Laws final draft.

 

MISCELLANEOUS BUSINESS

 

A. Commissioner Nixdorf opened for discussion the 2006 Civil Service Budget. It was determined the budget has not changed from the 2005 budget. Discussion ensued regarding the Civil Service Conference.

 

B.      Commissioner Nixdorf opened for discussion the Non-Uniform Appointed Personnel Civil Service Rules. It was determined these rules would be discussed at a later date.

ADJOURNMENT: Commissioner Nixdorf moved and Commissioner Zenk seconded to adjourn the meeting. Commissioner Szalda declared the meeting adjourned at 8:15 PM.




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